Try to avoid moving in during a meal time. Meal times are the busiest time of day for our staff, so they will be most able to offer assistance outside of these times.
All bedrooms in Whitgift House and Wilhelmina House are part-furnished, so include beds.
Flats in the Whitgift Almshouses and Whitgift House are unfurnished on arrival and all furniture including beds will need to be brought by the resident.
In all our care homes we advise that you bring your own furniture, as well as items such as pictures, photographs, ornaments, and maybe a favourite chair and bed throw. Having your personal possessions around you will help you to settle in.
Make sure more general possessions such as wheelchairs or walking frames are labelled. This is especially important in Whitgift House, the largest of our homes.