The Lourdes Community

The Lourdes Community was set up by the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union of the order of St. Ursula. It aims to provide a high standard of social, spiritual, emotional and nursing care in an environment which both enables and encourages our residents to live as full and independent lifestyles as possible, with rules and legislations being kept to a minimum.

For further information, or to arrange an informal tour of the home, please do not hesitate in contacting us.

The Lourdes Community
Ursuline Convent
225 Canterbury Road
Westgate-On-Sea
Kent
CT8 8LX
Telephone: 01843 833242

Testimonials

In my 40-year career I have worked in many homes and Lourdes is definitely the best. The standard of care and levels of support are fantastic. That’s why I choose to travel from Canterbury to be here.

Jane, Registered Nurse

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There are many long-standing staff here at Lourdes, a testament to its family feel. The management always finds the time for its carers.

Donna, Carer

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Lourdes has a culture of appreciation. The residents are always grateful for their care, in turn making the staff feel valued and enjoy going that extra mile

Liam, Caretaker

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I have a good rapport with the residents and feel like I know them on a personal level. Seeing their beaming faces when you walk in, you know it’s a two-way appreciation.

Carer

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I feel valued working here, Lourdes has a personal approach and is family orientated. I enjoy helping take care of the residents because people notice the efforts I make.

Liam, Caretaker

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It’s a calm and serene place to work. Everyone is very friendly and the location is beautiful. That’s probably why the staff retention rate is so high.

Lynn, Finance Officer

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Being at Lourdes has given me more time for prayer and daily life is much less stressful. The garden is a lovely space to be in.

Sr Emmanuel

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The home is in beautiful surroundings and is well looked after. I have a very nice bedroom and my needs are well met.

Sr Alison

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Lourdes has a lovely atmosphere, that’s why I stay. Everyone’s helpful, staff are understanding and we all pull together as a team.

Lynn, Finance Officer

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The staff are friendly and it’s very homely here. There’s a good rapport between the carers and staff.

Sr Emmanuel

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The meals are really good!

Sr Rose

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The home is in beautiful surroundings and is well looked after. I have a very nice bedroom and my needs are well met.

Sr Alison

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Lourdes is a very peaceful nursing home and its ultimate aim is to ensure there is still a quality of life given at the same time as the high standard of care it has a reputation for. All staff are highly experienced and committed within an environment that is a pleasure to be part of.

Anita Skinner, Matron Manager
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