Saxon Lodge Residential Home Limited
Saxon Lodge is located in the popular village of Bridge
which offers cosy pubs, 3 public houses, restaurants, post office, mini
supermarket. Not far, approximately 10 minutes lies the well known historic
English City Cathedral and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Canterbury. Nearby
towns include Ashford, Whitstable, Herne Bay and Faversham. Canterbury is recognised
for its cultural appeal such as the Marlow Theatre, Gulbenkian and the Beaney
House of Art.
The warm and friendly care home has been owned by the current proprietor since 2008. Since then there have been immense refurbishments, such as the installation of a wetroom, new bathroom, modern kitchen equipped with state of state of the art facilities to encourage productive and nutritious meal times, developments with the garden for more stimulation and involvement, colourful and sensory based chairs in the lounge and attractive furniture and carpets in the individual rooms.
Saxon Lodge provides 24 hour care to older people including those with a diagnoses of Dementia and other health conditions. Residents are assisted with activites of daily living such as personal care, laundry, medication, and as appropriate assisting with eating and drinking, continence problems, organising external health professional visits from Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists etc. The whole team are there to support residents’ independence and choice, as well as encourage a comfortable and fulfilled life.
The structure of the care home is designed over two floors, with accesiblity to a lift connecting the levels. There are ensuite rooms, and rooms which share communal facilties of toilets, wet rooms, bathrooms. On the Ground floor there is a wet room, bathroom, disabled toilet facilities to enable comfortable personal care. Also on the same floor is the dining room and lounge area for socialising, resting and having the opportunity to take part in stimulating activities. The kitchen lies close to the dining area, where the chef prepares delicious meals and is at close hand to accommodate further diet requirements. There is a beautiful recently renovated garden, perfect for soacking up the sunshine, BBQ’s, taking part in gardening activities and reading. Car park facilities includes road parking close by to the building.