“When [my morning carers] arrived, I was in a bad state and in a lot of pain, they were able to deal with the situation so well…I feel that they deserve the highest praise..I am truly grateful for all their hard work”

-Mrs W., Eastbourne Home Care Client



Canford Healthcare are delighted to announce the purchase of Churchgate Healthcare, a group of five new build care homes located in Essex and Kent.
The acquisition follows Canford Healthcare’s restructure and successful partnership with Ventas REIT in January. 

The link with Ventas REIT, one of the largest healthcare real estate investment trusts in the US with assets of approximately $37 billion, secures funding for further expansion for Canford Healthcare.

With the Churchgate Healthcare acquisition, which was finalised in June 2015, Canford Healthcare has added 351 beds with the purchase of the five new build care homes. This doubles the existing portfolio to 10 homes, with 661 beds, in addition to 2 south coast domiciliary care services. 

Canford Healthcare enjoys an excellent reputation for care. Director Barry Lambert commented “We are delighted at the opportunities to grow with a group of high quality care homes, located adjacent to our existing portfolio, while continuing to provide the high level of care and excellent environments that Canford is known for”

Canford would like to acknowledge the expert advice of specialist law firms Charles Russell Speechly and Lester Aldridge. Ventas were advised by Berwin Leighton Paisner.

Following the acquisitions, Canford is now recruiting for a variety of positions at all homes. Details can be found on our Current vacancies page.


Pentlow and Ashridge Community Care are holding a community event for our clients, their families, friends and staff, to raise funds for Age UK’s Great Chinwag Campaign. 

Pentlow Community have immediate vacancies for quality community care assistant for our Eastbourne based care home.  We are looking for Carers at all levels including NVQ qualified, to provide personal care in clients own homes.

Why work for Pentlow Community?


Canford Healthcare are very proud to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of 12 of its employees from its domiciliary care business, Pentlow Community in Eastbourne.  The company marked the occasion with a stylish afternoon tea and gift presentation at Eastbourne’s  prestigious Hydro hotel.

We are delighted to announce Pentlow Community Carer of the Month for March 2014 is Peter Standivan.

Each month Pentlow Community Care Centre in Eastbourne management chooses a member of staff from our Eastbourne home help service for this award.

Lia Higgs, service manager commented "Peter has received several lovely comments this month from our community clients, so we think he deserves this month's award". The award is presented to someone who has gone above and beyond to help their home care clients.


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For Bexhill area call:
call: 01424 863851

Or email: ashridgecommunity

For Eastbourne area call:
01323 431810

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I am very grateful for the help you have provided. I do not know how I would have coped after my operation without it. We have been impressed by the friendliness and capabilities of your staff.

-Mrs G.B - Homecare client