Hawthorn Manor
Residential Care Home

369 Maidstone Rd, Wigmore, Gillingham ME8 0HX
  • 01634 263 803
  • Residential care
  • Respite care
  • Dementia care
Melanie Payne
Registered Manager

High Quality Care

Set in the charming and tranquil settings Hawthorn Manor is the premier provider of high-quality residential care. We welcome visitors to experience just what makes our residents home such a wonderful, warm and caring place to live – lovely surroundings with all the comforts of home, delicious food and daily activities, and of course, care tailored to the needs of each and every individual resident.

Home atmosphere

Hawthorn Manor is an elegant and stylish 37 bed registered purposes built residential care home, with a large enclosed garden and a lovely suntrap courtyard encompassing a large fish reservoir (housing some wonderful species) together with its very own water fountain – all for the residents to use and enjoy. It is furnished throughout to an exceptionally high standard, providing elegance and comfort in a warm and welcoming manner.There is a real sense of home, where residents, staff and regular visitors create a vibrant community.

Meet the Registered Manager

Melanie Payne
Registered Manager
Melanie, our esteemed manager, brings two decades of invaluable experience in the Health and Social Care field to her role. Throughout her career, she has had the privilege of working with diverse individuals, each with unique needs. Melanie takes great pride in her ability to enhance her sector-specific knowledge by actively supporting individuals on their journeys toward surpassing their personal goals.

Her impressive academic background includes a Master's degree in Strategic Management, and a Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification in Health and Social Care.

Melanie's career has taken her through a wide array of caregiver settings, allowing her to assist individuals with various support and medical requirements. Additionally, she dedicated her time to volunteering as an assessor at a local home, ensuring that her knowledge and practice remained current and relevant.

In her leisure moments, Melanie's primary focus is on her family, including her children and grandchildren, often found cheering them on at football fields. She is an avid enthusiast of the great outdoors, frequently indulging in long walks with her dog and loved ones.
Review from Margaret, Colin and family
(Daughter of Resident)
“Thank you all so much for the excellent care given to mum. We really can't believe her progress was so rapid"
Review from Alan
(Son of Resident)
"Many thanks for all the kindness, love and attention you give mum- it's very much appreciated."
Pauline and Helen
(Daughter of Resident)
“I come away happy each time I see mum, so glad that you all are so kind and caring to my mother. There are no adequate words to say thsnk you. I hope you know how much I value your continued care for mum.”
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