Life at Thorndene
Thorndene, Canterbury Road, Swingfield nr. Dover, Kent. CT15 7HZ Tel: 01303 892244 E-Mail:
Life at Thorndene is based on meeting individual needs within a safe and caring community setting. Family values play an important part in achieving this and Thorndene is always keen to facilitate family contact appropriate to the needs and wishes of the individual.
For those living at Thorndene everyday is different for each individual. Choice is the key and everyone living at Thorndene is able to choose how they spend their day, whether it is attending a day centre, enjoying the onsite Pavillion or maybe going out shopping. Special activities such as theatre trips and days out are frequently arranged at the request of those who live here.
Mealtimes are considered especially significant at Thorndene. These times are important as they are community routines that allow the residents to interact with one another .  Any special dietary requirements or requests a resident may have are catered for and alternatives to the main menu are always offered to our residents.
Residents at Thorndene play an active part in the routines of daily life, contibuting to the daily routines where possible and always having an active say it what happens at Thorndene. It is their home and everybody who works here or visits Thorndene are encouraged to remember that and respect the privacy and dignity of personal living spaces.