Romans Care Home, Southwick, West Sussex – Welcomes You

“Welcome to Romans – if you have any questions or would like to arrange a viewing do call on 01273 270100 or email

Frequently Asked Questions

What is important to the people living at the home?

  • Friendly, dedicated staff
  • Living in a homely home
  • Being encouraged to remain as independent as possible
  • Community involvement, such as regular residents’ meetings

How is Romans unique and different from other care homes in the area?

Romans is the only charity-led care home in the local area.  The majority of our staff have grown up in the area and so Romans has been part of our lives and we continue to maintain these links with our local community.  Romans is a friendly, welcoming home.

What are some first impressions from visitors?  What do they say as they look round the home?

  • Visitors comment on the friendly welcome.
  • They say that “everyone seems happy and there is always a good atmosphere.”

What are you looking for in recruiting people to work at Romans?

  • Empathy in caring for older people
  • A common-sense approach
  • Staff should enjoy working as part of a team.
  • They should be committed to assisting people they care for to lead fulfilling lives.
  • A sense of humour is an asset.

Finally, some extracts from the most recent CQC report which best describe the experiences of people living at Romans

  • “They are kind and respectful. I couldn’t wish for a better place.” – person living here
  • “It is very nice and homely. The staff are very pleasant and treat my relative with respect. I can’t think of a better place. I don’t have to worry.” – relative
  • “I can speak to anyone and I know they’ll pass it on to the lady in charge. She’s a lovely lady and really listens to me. She’s very good at her job.” – person living here
  • “It’s my mother-in-law who’s here, and I would highly recommend it. It’s all excellent. She loves Scrabble, and goes to church on Sundays. I am seriously considering moving in here myself! I’m always made more than welcome.” – relative
  • “They make everything tick and know what they’re doing.” – person living here