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Saltwood Care Centre

About Saltwood Care Centre

Saltwood Care Centre is a large, spacious and airy building located on Tanners Hill, Hythe which is just a short walk to Hythe High Street. Originally built over 100 years ago as a convalescent home for London Transport staff, the building has been much improved and extended to now provide 68 single bedrooms. There are three lounges, two of which overlook the gardens and enjoy views out to sea.



Our facilities include:


  • Quality furnishings and decor throughout the home
  • Free wifi provided throughout
  • Cinema room offering a wide choice of movies
  • Lift access to all areas of the building
  • Bath and shower facilities suitable for all residents’ needs
  • Hairdressing room
  • Wheelchair access to all areas within the home
  • Comprehensive selection of moving and handling equipment
  • Ample free parking on and off site
  • Unrestricted visiting


  • 66 comfortable rooms with TV/DVD, Nurse Call System
  • Majority of rooms have en-suite facilities
  • All beds are fully profiling and can accommodate bed rails if required
  • Wide range of pressure relieving mattresses and cushions
  • Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms
  • Some rooms with private patio areas


  • Large, airy and spacious building
  • Choice of tastefully decorated and spacious communal areas
  • Two South-facing verandas overlooking the gardens
  • Recently extended and refurbished to a high standard


Our care serivces include:

  • Long and short term stays
  • Palliative care
  • Post-acute rehabilitation
  • Individually assessed and focussed care plans with monthly reviews
  • Rehabilitation and re-enablement unit on behalf of NHS
  • Regular and varied programmes of activities including entertainment
  • Daily menu choices with a variety of nutritious, home cooked meals
  • Experienced team of nurses on duty 24 hours a day
  • Hairdresser and Chiropodist
  • Respite stays
  • Individual assessment and care plans with monthly reviews
  • Library Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Church Services
  • All staff undertake regular training and appraisals


We provide a wide range of daily therapeutic and leisure activities for those residents who wish to take part. Favourites include arts and crafts, bingo, games and films. We regularly hold events to which families and friends are welcomed as well as providing special entertainment from external organisations. All residents who have a special interest or hobby are encouraged and, if practicable, facilitated to enable them to continue. We have a varied selection of books including large print and talking books.  Newspapers and magazines can also be delivered at extra cost.

Programme of Activities

  • Art
  • Bingo
  • Cookery
  • Crafts
  • Films
  • Games
  • Gardening
  • Manicures
  • Musical entertainment
  • Needlework
  • Painting
  • Therapy pets
  • Pottery
  • Quiz
  • Reminiscence
  • Singing
  • Story telling

Statement of Purpose

Download the Statement of Purpose for Saltwood House


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