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Carmen Skinner

Carmen Skinner, 71, has lived at Wimborne House since it in opened in 2016.

She had been living in a flat on her own and was referred to Sanctuary Retirement Living by her local council due to concerns about her long-term welfare. Moving to the scheme has allowed Carmen to remain independent while receiving personal care and cleaning support from the onsite care team.

Wimborne House resident Carmen Skinner

Before moving in, Carmen had been feeling very lonely and since her arrival now has more friends than ever before.

She said: “I am very settled at Wimborne House and much happier as there’s always someone I can turn to for support at any time.”

Located on the outskirts of Gravesend, Wimborne House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s or people who have long term care needs. Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, residents have their own one- or two-bedroom apartment with access to communal facilities and onsite care and support when they need it.

To find out more about life in Sanctuary Retirement Living’s retirement properties, read about our communities, or search for a property near you.

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