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Maurice House is one of six Royal British Legion care homes across the UK with a dedicated dementia care unit.

Near the coastal town of Broadstairs on the isle of Thanet Kent, Maurice House enjoys picturesque coastal views of Joss Bay. Providing expert care including nursing, personal and respite stays.

The combination of the lovely coastal setting, beautiful gardens and friendly atmosphere charms both residents and visitors. There are spacious, private rooms, comfortable lounges with sea views, as well as a conservatory overlooking the grounds.

Maurice House Key Summary

A key summary document with all the useful details to help you consider whether it's the right care home for you, including funding options and fees.

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If you plan to move into our care home immediately or within the next 3 months, please complete our application form.

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The friendship and camaraderie our residents share makes all the difference.

Our team are passionate about the work that they do and ensuring there’s always something fun for residents to enjoy is a big part of this.

Activities run seven days a week and include gardening, exercise classes, arts and crafts, flower arranging, and bingo as well as film and computer clubs. We also organise regular days out to the seaside and nearby towns.

But it’s not just the facilities that make our care home so special. As a specialist care home for the Armed Forces community, our residents often share a unique bond. It’s this friendship and camaraderie which makes all the difference.

Address and contact

Address:

Maurice House, Callis Court Road, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 3AH

Email: MauriceAdmin@britishlegion.org.uk

Telephone: 01843 603 323

Fax: 020 3207 2112

Apply to Maurice House

Maurice House is available for ex-service personnel and their families. If you are unsure whether you or someone close to you is eligible, we recommend calling our helpline team 0808 802 8080 or contacting the home directly.

We know that care home applications can feel daunting, but our helpline team are on hand to support you every step of the way. You can make initial enquiries by telephone or email. If you are eligible, you will be asked to register your interest and complete the form in our Expression of Interest leaflet. You will remain on the register for 6 months, then you will need to re-apply.

If you plan to move into our care home immediately or within the next 3 months, you will then be asked to complete our CHF1 Application Form for you to return to your preferred care home.  We can also provide help to complete the form – simply call 0808 802 8080 or email info@britishlegion.org.uk for more details.

Once your application has been received, a needs assessment will take place to help us assess your care needs. This may take place at home or we can also visit you in hospital; providing an opportunity for you to ask any further questions. Your application is dependent upon confirmation of eligibility and the outcome of your care needs assessment. If successful, we will confirm in writing and arrange the next steps, including your arrival date with you.

In some circumstances, we are also able to provide support for those under the age of 65 years seeking care or rehabilitation support. However, we recommend contacting your chosen care home for further information.

 

Key summary

There are many things to consider when deciding to move yourself, or a family member, into a care home. We've recently put together a key summary document of Maurice House to help you consider whether it's the right care home for you. 

The document provides useful details of the following and more: 

  • Type of care
  • Funding options and fees
  • Admission requirements
  • Trial period
  • Services
  • Staffing

Download Maurice House Key Summary

 

Funding options

We accept:

  • Self-funding
  • Local authority funding
  • NHS continuing health care funding

Download Maurice House Key Summary to find more about the fees and funding options.

Download our guide to care home fees

 

Home features

  • Furnished room including bed, bedding, wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair, carpet, TV socket and landline phone socket
  • En-suite facility including wash basin, toilet, shower and towels
  • Passenger lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Minibus and other transport
  • Licensed bar / café on premises
  • Resident's kitchenette
  • Daily social and leisure activities with support to maintain hobbies
  • Shared computer with internet access
  • Open visiting hours; family and friends can also join our residents for a meal by booking in advance
  • Pets are welcome to visit

Our activities

Activities run seven days a week and include exercise classes, arts and crafts, flower arranging, bingo, film and computer clubs.

There are weekly days out, shopping trips and regular visits from musicians. Residents who enjoy gardening can continue their hobby in our greenhouse or by tending our raised flowerbeds.

Those who are not able to join the regular shopping trips can make use of a weekly mobile shop and library. A hairdresser also visits our home every week.

Who can stay?

We provide short-term and long-term care for serving personnel, veterans and their dependents. 

We’re dedicated to supporting not only serving and ex-serving personnel but the whole of the Armed Forces community, including dependants and carers. This includes serving personnel, or those who have previously served, who have received one day of pay and were aged 16 or over at the time of service.

What sets us apart is the extra effort our staff put into ensuring all our residents get the most out of life here. Our dedicated team of care assistants and nurses are proud of the excellent work they do to make Maurice House feel like a really special place.

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More about Maurice House

Call our team on 01843 603 323 or download our brochure to find out more.

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