Welcome to The Mulberry Community

Integrum Care Group are proud to announce the launch of “The Mulberry Community.”

Mulberry House in St. Leonards is home to 68 residents, which is run by Home Manager Tara Cross and Deputy Manager Kerry Ingram.

Tara and Kerry have dedicated close to 25 years of their combined careers to developing Mulberry House to be the highest-quality specialist care home in East Sussex. The home is held in such high esteem by its residents, their families, and the whole of the St. Leonards community.

The result of which means that rooms at Mulberry House are in constant demand across the country for the service it offers. This service supports people with a wide range of complex care needs to enable them to live their lives to the fullest.

Following the acquisition of Southdowns Care Home by Integrum Care Group, an additional 50 beds will transition into The Mulberry Community.

Southdowns sits on a beautiful two-acre site, neighbouring Mulberry House. The home is full of dedicated staff who will now be central to the growth and success of The Mulberry Community.

Tara Cross


Kerry Ingram

Assistant Director

Tara has been appointed as Director of The Mulberry Community and Kerry been appointed as Assistant Director. Tara will remain Registered Manager of Mulberry House, whilst Kerry will become Registered Manager of Southdowns Care Home. The two homes will work together as The Mulberry Community.

Over £200,000 will be invested into Southdowns, to ensure the home is able to deliver the most inspiring care possible to all its wonderful residents and those who join it on its journey in the future.

The Mulberry Community now consists of 150 highly trained, skilled staff, who are some of the most caring, inspiring people. This is evident as all their residents are treated as family and are shown the upmost care and respect.

Integrum Care Group will continue to support Tara, Kerry and their teams as they continue to grow and develop The Mulberry Community to be the specialist care facility of choice across the UK.

Mulberry House was established to provide care and support to adults of all ages who require a safe, supportive and therapeutic living environment, which also provides opportunities for residents to self-develop and realise their full potential.

We maintain high standards throughout in accordance with the fundamental standards of quality and safety required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), and our own internal quality assurance processes. Our service is CQC registered.

Our  professional, multi- disciplinary team are here to provide comprehensive, person centred, needs led care and support to people with complex and multiple care needs.

Southdowns Nursing Home is a 50-bed care home within a residential area of St Leonards East Sussex that specialises in caring for adults with nursing needs, dementia and other mental health conditions.

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