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

  • “Positive, caring relationships had been developed between people and staff. People and their relatives felt the care delivered was good and that staff were kind, caring, helpful, attentive and respectful.”     (Quote from CQC Inspector)
  • “Hopefully I treat people the right way. You have to think about your own family, my mum, and how I would like her to be treated.” (Staff Quote)
  • “I’m so happy. I came here for three days and have been here since!!” (Resident Quote)
  • “Romans made the transition to permanency as easy as possible. A very long period of worry had come to an end and the family has complete confidence that Romans is the right place for mum to see out her later years.” (Relative Quote)
  • “She has a much better quality of life now as she has made lots of friends already and has settled really well, which makes me very happy to know she is being cared for so well. I would definitely recommend Romans for anyone looking for a placement for a loved one.” (Relative Quote)