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Wimborne House

Truro Road, Gravesend, DA12
Beautifully presented contemporary apartment building providing housing and care for adults with a range of learning disabilities at Wimborne House.


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About us

Wimborne House has 10 one-bedroom apartments within a retirement living service.

We provide housing with care and support for adults aged 18 to 65 with a range of learning disabilities.

  • Staff sleep in and are on-site 24 hours a day
  • Optional long-term supported housing or short-term, move-on service
  • Access to onsite restaurant and communal areas of the whole building
  • Regular activities and access to events organised by the retirement living team

Inspected and rated by the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the national independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.

They inspect and monitor care homes, nursing homes and supported housing where personal care is provided and produce reports about them, to help you find a service that suits you.

Staff at Wimborne House provide CQC-registered care and support. Our CQC-registered name is Gravesend Care Services.


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A quiet, residential area of Gravesend, close to shops, restaurants, parks, leisure facilities and bus stops.

Type of accommodation

Accommodation type

10 self-contained, unfurnished one-bedroom flats. Wimborne House has its own private section with the retirement living service.

Shared living spaces

Communal areas

A lounge for communal activities. Access to a restaurant, hair salon, games room and garden in the retirement living service.

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Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV, out-of-hours telephone service and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.



Free Wi-Fi in communal areas. We can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.


Rental agreement type

All apartments are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Care and support


Am I eligible?

To be eligible for a place at Wimborne House, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability
  • Require a minimum of 11.5 hours care and support
  • Meet the criteria for funding from Kent County Council

How do I apply?

We accept referrals from Kent County Council. All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

If you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us using the form below, or call 01474 558 697 during office hours. 

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