The aim of the management and staff is to give attention to detail where residents can choose how they live their life. The philosophy of the home is to offer highly professional care with a personal touch in a secure, relaxed and homely environment.
Activities are aranged daily and every effort is made to cater for individuals wants and needs.
We aim to provide a happy relaxed homely stimulating environment. We have a variety of activities our activities coordinator organises activities twice a week which include arts and crafts, games, chats, and any themed activities.
Staff members enjoy quality time with the residents doing activities which include music sing-alongs, fun & games, gentle exercises reminiscent sessions, walks. or enjoying the large decking area in the garden.
We have an outside exercise therapist who visits once every two weeks who does gentle exercise and fun sessions. We have a large Tropical well stocked fish tank. We also have a large bird cage with two cockatiels.
We have a volunteer who has visited the home for many years and enjoys chatting with everyone. We celebrate events such as summer and Christmas fete we also have a Christmas pantomime every year. We decorate the home and celebrate all special occasions like Birthdays valentine, Easter and Halloween.
The hairdresser visits once a week along with Several Religious activities also take place. We encourage residents to continue to enjoy any hobbies they may have.
Comments received about the home include;
‘The home is warm and comfortable and I have everything I need’
‘I have a very good relationship with the staff’
‘Gratitude and praise for the exceptional staff at Ashley Lodge’
Residents are treated kindly are made comfortable, given choices and allowed to be individuals.
I have always enjoyed visiting and been made to feel welcome.