Faversham Cottage Hospital

Providing a rehabilitation-focussed inpatient approach to care and outpatient clinics.

Faversham Cottage Hospital

01795 562068

Stone Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8PS

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information about our service

Family members, friends and loved ones who are part of a patient’s household or support bubble are allowed to visit them in hospital.

Visiting for people not in a patient's household or bubble will also be allowed on compassionate grounds. This includes end of life, people with learning disabilities or to support their mental health.

For others we will be offering 'virtual visits' so they can still keep in touch with friends or family.

Please read our visitors guidance here.

The situation will be monitored and if necessary revised. However visiting for patients at end of life will continue.

Keep up-to-date with the latest information, read our page on Coronavirus.

Ward name(s)

Cottage ward and Kent wing

Ward number: 01795 562068


Kerie Exall

Ward sister(s)

Smitha Thomas


Dr Shelagh O’Riordan

Visiting times

Open visiting.

Visitors are advised to avoid visiting during the ward’s busiest times, between 8am and 11am, and also meal times (8am, 12noon, 5.30pm).

Visitors are welcome if they wish to be involved in the patients care and arrangements can be discussed with the ward staff.

Welcome to Faversham Cottage Hospital

We are a 22 bed in-patient unit providing a rehabilitation and intermediate care service. You will need to be referred by your GP from home or while you are a patient in a main (acute) hospital by the team looking after you.

On admission to us you will be introduced to your named nurse who will work closely as part of the ward multidisciplinary team (MDT) to agree an individual care plan with you; our aim being to enable you to recover as much independence as possible prior to returning home.

We operate a rehab ethos on the ward and we expect our patients to engage with this idea. A key part of your recovery will include getting up and dressed each day so please make sure you have day clothes and suitable shoes with you along with any items you may need for your personal care. During your stay we hope you will also be able to enjoy some of our activities which will help your recovery, progress and well-being.

The MDT will work together with you, your family and carers to make sure all support is in place prior to your discharge from us.

We would encourage and welcome your family, friends and carers to visit you while you are with us.

On admission, you and your family will be provided with more detailed information about your care and all staff will be available to discuss any queries you may have during your stay with us.

The team on Kent Wing and Cottage Ward takes pride in delivering high quality care for our patients. We are always happy to receive compliments or you can tell us about anything we could have done better.  You can give your feedback anytime online by clicking here.

Parking and facilities at the hospital

There is a number of pay and display car parks in the town centre for visitors to use.

The hospital is situated in the centre of Faversham, which boasts a number of cafes and shops for refreshments and personal care items.

Other services offered at the hospital

Please note there may be be other services at this location, including services not provided by KCHFT.

Your comments

May 2020

Staff are marvellous and dedicated.

February 2020

I think the staff are wonderful.

February 2020

A big thank you to all the hard working staff.

January 2020

Would like to thank all the staff and helpers and have enjoyed my stay at Faversham cottage Hospital.

January 2020

Reassurance that my husband was safe and being looked after by professionals. (Dementia Care)

December 2019

Food really good. Lovely staff

December 2019

Staff went that extra mile. Food excellent.

July 2019

The Faversham cottage hospital is like a 5 star hotel.

June 2019

It's been tip top. I have had excellent care.

February 2019

Lovely hospital all the staff are kind and friendly good choice of food.

February 2019

Been very happy with my treatment staff are very kind and helpful .

January 2019

Lovely hospital, very helpful staff, nothing is to much trouble. Good choices on the menu, food very good.

January 2019

As I was in hospital over the Christmas period the staff made it all very enjoyable and we even had a visit from Father Christmas and a gift.

June 2018

Lovely friendly hospital staff nice and welcoming good choice of meals.

June 2018

I have been very happy here when I came in i could not walk now I am going home with a zimmer frame staff have been amazing in helping me get back on my feet. The menu choices are very good and so is the food.

May 2018

I have been very happy here the staff are 1st class good care and very caring

May 2018

the staff are really nice been looked after very well it's been a pleasure to have been a patient here.l

April 2018

My family would like to express our appreciation for the way my wife has been looked after during her stay at Faversham despite the many demands on the staff they remained friendly, helpful and caring.

February 2018

Helped me get back on my feet and regain my confidence.

February 2018

Lovely hospital, helpful staff and good food choice.

December 2016

Special care, good staff - my husband is very pleased with the care I have received, the food is very good, also special thanks to the physio team.

December 2016

Everything was lovely, the staff were kind and helpful, the menu was varied and the food good.

December 2016

Just a wonderful place to be. I have enjoyed my stay here.