Linum Lane, Five Ash Down, Uckfield, TN22 3FH
Opened in September 2012, Hurstwood View is a care home in Uckfield that provides 24 hour general nursing and residential care, as well as expert care for those living with dementia in our Memory Lane community. We also offer respite care for those w…
Opened in September 2012, Hurstwood View is a care home in Uckfield that provides 24 hour general nursing and residential care, as well as expert care for those living with dementia in our Memory Lane community. We also offer respite care for those who are looking for something more short-term.
Situated in the glorious East Sussex countryside and a stone’s throw from the renowned Ashdown Forest, Hurstwood View, known locally as the 'Care Hotel', is a popular destination for people with a variety of care needs.
Ash Down Walk, our Nursing Floor, has been designed to a high specification and offers exclusive single room en-suite accommodation. Each room is tastefully decorated with coordinating soft furnishings, a nurse call point, TV point and Telephone point are in situe. Wifi is available throughout the building. As well as 26 sizeable single on-suites the Ground floor comprises of two spacious lounges with patio doors leading out to the extensive gardens and outside seating areas. Also on the nursing floor a dining room with views over the East Sussex countryside. There are additional bathrooms and rest room facilities throughout the nursing floor area. Our Clinical Team is committed to providing professional and respectful care and maintaining Barchester’s exceptional standards.
Expert Dementia Care
Our Memory Lane Community is a dedicated part of our home which provides supportive and enabling care for people living with Dementia and other related challenges to memory. Here you will find the highest standards in care and support for people living with dementia and their families and friends. Our daily activities programme managed by two dedicated Activities Coordinators enables our memory lane residents to maintain their self-esteem, encourage independence and promote freedom of choice. Memory Lane in designed and managed to allow our residents to thrive by stimulation and to an enriching life and giving their families peace of mind that their loved ones are in a safe and loving environment.
Types of care provided
Accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication.
Medical care from a qualified nurse, and treatment for residents with illness or injuries.
Specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.
Services and specialisms
- Caring for adults over 65 yrs
- Caring for adults under 65 yrs
- Physical disabilities
Care home features
- 55 beds
- 55 en-suite rooms
- Purpose built, opened in 2012
Hi, my name is Kirsty and I am the General Manager here at Hurstwood View.
I began my career in the care industry in 1997, working in a small private care home for 17 years, which I enjoyed every day. I provided individualised care, support, social interaction, comfort & compassion to residents.
In 2003, I decided to study Nursing at Brighton University, as it had been my ambition since an early age. I continued to work at the care home during evenings & weekends, throughout my training, and received my nursing qualification in 2006. Becoming a nurse gave me such fulfillment, along with a great responsibility, which made me extremely proud about what I do.
I joined Hurstwood View in 2012 – and that is where my journey at Barchester began.
I love to spend time with my family & friends and I also enjoy travelling. I played football for 15 years in a woman’s team, but I’ve hung the boots up now!
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Frequently asked questions
What type of care does Hurstwood View provide?Hurstwood View provides Nursing, Dementia, and Residential care.
Is Hurstwood View regulated?Yes, Hurstwood View is regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
Does Hurstwood View provide support for people with dementia?Yes, Hurstwood View provides care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.
How many residents are there at Hurstwood View?Hurstwood View has a total of 55 beds.