Visits are now permitted within the following criteria:

  • Visits take place on a Wednesday, 2-4pm, Saturday 9-11.30am and 2-4pm and Sunday 2-4pm for a maximum of 30 minutes
  • Visits must be booked in advance by contacting the Darland House Administration team
  • Only one per resident and the same visitor each time
  • Visitors must understand the risk, be physically well and have signed the visitor agreement
  • Visitors must wear PPE as instructed, observe social distancing where possible and maintain hand hygiene

Visitors for newly admitted residents will not be permitted until they have completed their 14-day isolation as per Government guidelines.

Visiting for residents who are nearing the end of their life is permitted and this can be discussed further with the Darland House administration team

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.

Darland House Nursing Home