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ABOUT ALVERSTOKE HOUSE 

Over these 32 years, Alverstoke House has integrated into the local community providing care for many local residents and a lot of our current residents are through referral. We have built up an excellent reputation in the local area. 

Some Key Staff Members:  

Home Manager: Helen Davison 
My career in nursing from 1974 to date has given me 46 years experience. I commenced my nurse training at Royal Portsmouth Hospital 1974-1976 at 18 years old. 
My career has encompassed Mental Health Training -RMN since 27/07/1982 and I have used these skills every day in practice. 
Registered as an RGN since 03/05/1987 to current I was a specialist practitioner District Nursing from qualified 1990 until I took up a post as Deputy Manager in a nearby gosport nursing home from 2008-2010. 
From 2010-February 2020 I was the Registered Manager at Solent Cliffs in Fareham. 
Having been a nurse all my life I feel passionate about providing quality care and ensuring all residents are cared for in a professional, caring environment where all their care needs can be met treating residents as individuals who have their own individualised care. 
My other passion is my love of animals and i currently have three cats. I enjoy swimming, my family and helping others. 

Clinical Lead: Heidi Collins 

Training Manager: Amanda Swallow 

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Sample Menus  Please click here to download our Sample Menus. 

History of Alverstoke House 
The two original buildings in which the business is based were built on the National Children's Home site off Clayhall Road in 1980. More information about the National Children's Home at Alverstoke can be found at https://gosport.info/memories-stories/national-childrens-home-nch-alverstoke-memories-history-photos-people/  
 
When Abbey Homes bought the National Children's Home site soon after for development into housing it was decided the two buildings were too recently built to be knocked down so the Council looked for somebody to buy the buildings who wanted to run a business which would benefit the local area and to improve local services. 
 
Mrs Janet Hudson R.G.N, R.M. bought the buildings converting them for use as a nursing home. Alverstoke House Nursing Home opened in 1985 originally as two buildings one offering residential care the other nursing care. 
In the last 32 years the two buildings were joined together and extended to create one purpose built caring home, originally for the children and now for the elderly. 
 
Over these 32 years, Alverstoke House has integrated into the local community providing care for many local residents and a lot of our current residents are through referral. We have built up an excellent reputation in the local area. 
 
The current service provider is Andrew Hudson who has provided care at Alverstoke House since 2003. The Home Manager is Helen Davison (RGN)(RMN) who is happy to arrange visits in a secure manner. 
Location 
Alverstoke House is 200 metres from Alverstoke Village 
 
The village is very quiet and picturesque with a post office, antique shop, newsagent, hardware shop, tea shop, fish and chip shop, pub and hairdressers 
 
We are also 500 metres from Stokes Bay which has a sailing club and two beach side cafĂ©'s. Stokes Bay has views of the Isle of Wight, including Ryde, Fishbourne and Osbourne House. It has nice walks in a nature reserve which is ideal for residents and their friends and family. There is also windsurfing, kayaking, sailing and swimming. Overlooking Stokes Bay is the Alverbank Hotel which does afternoon tea, and has a nice garden with views over the Isle of Wight. 
 
 
 
 
Alverstoke House is one mile from Gosport High Street, which has all the usual high street facilities, and the Gosport Ferry which crosses Portsmouth Harbour into the mainline train station. 
 
From here trains go to London Waterloo, Southampton, Chichester, Fareham, Winchester and Bournemouth. It is also a short walk to the Gun Wharf Shopping Centre and Cinema, the Isle of Wight car ferry and hovercraft. 
 
We have nearby the Submarine Museum, Haslar Naval Hospital and the explosion museum. 
 
We are situated about 20 minutes drive from M27 junction 11 down the A32 southbound. 
 
 
I am so grateful for your kindness 
 
I must thank you for your professionalism, your care and love that you extended to P in the seven years she was at home in Alverstoke House. I know it is not an easy job, and I am so grateful for your kindness to me and the family. It has been such a relief to know that P was being cared for in such a wonderful way. 
 
Mr M.W 
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