A Modern Home Providing Specialist Care 

Our Home

The West Gate, formerly known as The Hockeredge, is a modern home providing restful nursing and residential care for those with dementia and mental health illness. Our home offers a warm and caring environment, with a reputation for high standards of care, accommodation and catering of which we are justifiably proud.


The West Gate is conveniently located a five minute walk away from the small coastal town of Westgate-on-Sea and offers easy access to shops, cafes, cinema, library and churches, as well as the sea-front gardens, promenade walks and safe beaches of Margate.


Flexible Care Options

Long-Term & Respite
Mental Health

Extensive Facilities

Dining Rooms, Television Lounge, Quiet Lounge,

Medical Room, Spacious Garden

Wide Range of Activities

Gentle Keep Fit

Musical Theatre

Cinema Days

and much more
Family & Friends Always Welcome 

Mission Statement

• Our mission is to bring hospitality, care, independence and support to our residents so we can enhance their quality of life and provide peace of mind in a safe and friendly environment • The commitment of our team is to provide a person centred approach to round the clock personal care and companionship, with warmth, compassion safety and competence • Our care home emphasises the personal needs of each family member placed in our care to enhance their quality of life and daily experiences • By delivering a range of flexible support services we will ensure people with challenging needs are as independent as possible and connected to their local communities • Through recovery focussed support we encourage and support people with mental health needs to take control of their own lives as much as they possibly can • By listening to our residents and their loved ones and understanding what matters most to them, we will ensure that we deliver exceptional nursing care and support 

Highest Standards of Care

The comfort and safety of our clients is a priority and paramount. We ensure that their personal needs are met and they receive a constant level of good care, regardless of their health or disposition.

Our approach to care changes along with the needs of each client, helping them to feel safe, secure and part of the community offered at The West Gate.


Further Information


If you would like further information on admission arrangements and fees, please contact our Home Manager who will be pleased to answer any questions and arrange a tour of our Home. A full description of our services is available on this site, but you can also download a brochure below or request that one be mailed to you.


01843 831 585



The West Gate

2-4 Canterbury Road


Kent CT8 8JJ

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Bedstone Limited t/a The West Gate.
Registered Address: 2-4 Canterbury Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent CT8 8JJ.
Tel: 01843 831 585
Registered in England and Wales. Company number: 4073394.