Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
Darland House is a modern dementia specialist nursing home that provides residential care for older people with mental health conditions, including Alzheimers and other forms of dementia.
It provides this service for the population of the Medway and Swale area for people who are usually over the age of 65 who require long-term care. The service has 40 permanent beds.
We are committed to providing 24-hour holistic, person centered care, within a clean, homeley, comfortable and caring environment adhering to NICE guidance, CQC standards (safe, caring, effective, responsive and well-led) the safeguardingof vulnerable adults and the continuing care eligibility criteria.
The team at Darland endeavour to treat all that live here with respect, dignity and warmth, and maintain and promote independence and individual choice. This approach to care is extended to the relatives and carers of our residents.
Referral to the service is via the NHS continuing care and funded service, social services and the integrated discharge team.
GPs can refer to our dementia crisis support team by entering our online referral form.
If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding a child or adult please see the page linked for more information on how to proceed.
We believe our patients should be cared for with compassion and dignity in a clean, safe environment.
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Dementia Crisis support service
Darland House Nursing Home
29 Darland Avenue,
Tel: 01634 852323
Visiting times: 9.30am - 8.30pm
We have protected meal times at
12pm - 1.30pm and 5pm - 6pm
where we ask that only relatives who
assist with residents meals are present.