Drumconner Lancing opened its doors to residents in 1981 a beautiful and luxurious home with the benefit of its seaside location built to offer the latest standards with a high level of interior finish. Drumconner offers exceptional residential and nursing care, superb facilities and a dedicated and experienced team of clinical and care staff focusing on residents’ comfort, safety and well -being even as residents needs change.
A range of luxurious facilities on site including spa and therapy treatments, hairdressing salon, Café area and in-house physiotherapy suite. Beautiful lounges and dining areas look over the sea or the award-winning gardens accessible through large patio doors.
Drumconner’s philosophy of care is simply to provide exceptional care for each individual resident. Enabling residents to have the freedom and choice how they live their lives and choose to spend their days. Our well trained professional nurses and care staff provide excellent standards of care supporting residents as well as nursing those who are perhaps frail with complex care needs in a warm and friendly manner, inspired by the values of kindness, empathy, integrity, respect and trust.
An extensive programme of renovation and extension was recently completed bringing new standards of comfort and sophistication with carefully chosen colours, textures and accessories. Professionally designed spacious furnished suites are exceptional in size with lounge areas, underfloor heating, boasting large ensuite designer wet rooms, overhead hoists and profiling beds ready to be personalised as residents choose with many offering light bright sea views or looking onto beautiful landscaped gardens with patios.
The award winning gardens enable a gentle walk, sitting and enjoying the surroundings, read a book or just enjoy the stunning view from inside.
Understanding that moving into a care home can be a difficult and confusing time at any time for those involved, Drumcomnner Lancing sets out to provides a warm, comfortable and homely environment filled with laughter, friendship and warmth not only for residents but also their family and friends recognising that each individual is unique, entitled to their dignity and privacy, which is why our care plans are specifically tailored to each person’s needs.
Our well trained professional nurses and care staff provide excellent standards of care supporting residents as well as nursing those who are perhaps frail with complex care needs in a warm and friendly manner, inspired by the values of are kindness, empathy, integrity, respect and trust.
Drumconner finishing touches such as personally curated books, vintage style photographs and artwork adorning the walls, and cosy throws and cushions make people feel instantly comfortable and at home.
We have established very close links with communities and our activities team creates a unique and varied activity programme aiming to create a new sense of happiness in the residents lives and help share these experiences with the people around them. With residents involved in the planning of outings and activities life can be a hive of activity or just relaxing.
There are also many activities which link our residents to the community including trips to local clubs, choirs and theatres; regular visits from entertainers, people of interest, as well as societies and associations based nearby.
Drumconner is a great place to spend time with spacious social areas both inside and out. With iPad and WIFI for those who like to email and stay in touch via the Internet; a bright and airy café serves up hot drinks and afternoon teas – perfect for families and residents to catch up in.
Outside the sensory and wheelchair-friendly gardens at Drumconner have been designed for all year round enjoyment. They feature raised beds giving our residents an opportunity to indulge in a spot of gardening.
The Home’s resident chef and his dedicated team delivers a nutritious and varied menu to keep residents healthy and happy on a daily basis. We ensure personal dining preferences and dietary requirements are catered for, as well as special occasions and organising favourite treats.
Leading our amazing team in Lancing is Emma Carmichael a highly experience RGN with a first class honours degree in Professional Practice having worked for the NHS for over 20 years managing both A&E and the Clinical Site Management team before joining Drumconner in 2019 bringing a wealth of extensive expertise and knowledge. Emma is passionate about delivering the very best experiences in care tailored to the unique needs of each resident supporting them to live purposeful and meaningful lives.
Opened in 2019 our Downs View Suites are finished to the same high standard as the sea view suites. Some have both sea and garden views. These are on the first floor accessed by lifts or stairs and suitable for all individuals looking for a spacious, high quality, home from home. The nurses desk is at hand to help you with all your needs.
Some of our popular rooms have French-windows leading onto the gardens or courtyards.
Standard rooms are generally smaller but are decorated to a high quality. These rooms are often recommended for residents looking for a cosy environment and specific medical needs. Most have en-suite shower rooms and are roomy enough for wheelchairs, use of hoists and visitors to sit and enjoy personal time with our residents.
Drumconner Care Home Lancing provide an extensive range of comfort including:
Our activities are served by experienced qualified outside bodies as well as our own qualified in-house staff.
We can arrange and book any of these services and ensure that you are getting the value you need from the individual charges.
13-21 Brighton Road
Major bus routes from Brighton and Worthing stop within a short distance of Drumconner Care Home. We are situated on the main coastal route (A259,) approx 2 miles east of Worthing town, and 500 yards east of Brooklands Pleasure Park traffic lights.
To reach Drumconner Lancing from Brighton & Hove, follow the A259 heading west. Drumconner is approx. three miles west of Shoreham-by-Sea. Connection roads are the M27, A27 and the M23/A23.