We can, in the privacy of your own home or at one of our day centres in either Dartford or Gravesend, help you to take a bath, shower or full body wash.

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)

Bathing Service lady being helped by staffCQC Report 01 October 2016


We are proud of our latest CQC inspection report dated the 1st October 2016. Please click on the CQC Rating image above to go through to the CQC website to view and download our CQC report in full.

Community Bathing Service  - assisted bathing service

Our friendly, caring and trained 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 purpose built baths that are easy to access and safely get out of with the help of our support workers. Some have electronic hoists.

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 regularly inspected. See above.

What we offer:

  • Fully trained Community Bathing staff.
  • Two staff in attendence at all times.
  • 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.

Contact 01474 567131 for more details and appointments.

Email us at : community.services@ageuknorthwestkent.org.uk

Click below for a leaflet about all of our Community Services, including bathing .....

Community Services cover June15 link

Click on this link to download our Community Services leaflet

There are charges for this service although subsidised by Kent County Council by way of grant. To see our latest price 2017-18 list click below and you can also download the document.

Prices Nov 17

Click on this link to download our 2017-18 (Nov 2017) Price list