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We offer an Assisted Bathing Service which can help you bathe, shower or take a full body wash in the privacy of your own home, or at one of our centres in Dartford or Gravesend.

Our staff are very friendly, caring and experienced. The service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and delivered to the highest standards of care. We continue to seek to improve the quality of the service at all times. (See below for the latest information on our CQC rating). Staff will provide safe bathing procedures either in your home using your own facilities or at our day centres in Dartford or Gravesend.

If you visit either of our centres we have special (easy access) baths to safely wash and get in or out of with the help of our support workers. Some facilities have electronic hoists. (We are in the process of upgrading our Gravesend Centre bathroom during 2018)

Our Community Bathing team have been trained by Age UK North West Kent and receive regular updates. The service works to Care Quality Commission standards and is regulary inspected, for more information, please see below.

What we offer:

  • Fully trained Community Bathing staff.
  • Two staff in attendence most times as necessary.
  • Care Quality Commission regulated service.
  • Special care to preserve dignity and privacy at all times.
  • Safe procedures in your home or at one of our centres.
  • Highest standards of hygiene and safety are maintained.
  • Bath, shower or full body wash.

Unfortunately we are not able to set or blow dry your hair.

The service operates Monday to Friday, but not on Public Holidays.

CQC rating


You can view the full report of Age UK North West Kent on the CQC website.


There are charges for this service although subsidised by Kent County Council by way of grant. To see our latest price 2017-18 list, please visit our Service Price List page, or you can download our printable price list below:

Service Price List (current) 2018-19 printable

Contact Us

For more information about the service, or to book an appointment, please call us on 01474 567131 or alternatively, you can email us at