The Lodge Care Home, Sheffield
|Address||109a Worksop Road
|Services||Profound learning disability, Autism|
Welcome to The Lodge
At The Lodge nursing home in Sheffield, Exemplar's specialist team provide care and nursing for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We we build our care and activity plans around people, supporting and encouraging them to be happy, cared for and as independent as possible.
The Lodge is a vibrant and homely bungalow with six bedrooms, a dining kitchen, two lounges and an activity room. Every bedroom has an accessible ensuite wet room. Service users are encouraged to decorate their bedrooms to suit personal tastes and there is a TV point and WiFi access in all rooms.
At The Lodge, we understand the importance of good, nutritious food. Our dining menu is developed with service users to ensure a varied and interesting menu is available to everyone, taking into account personal preferences, condition-specific and religious dietary requirements.
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Life at The Lodge
Social activities, leisure interests and hobbies are all part of a healthy, balanced life. The Lodge team support service users to make choices about how they live their lives, their hobbies and interests and where appropriate, access to education via ASDAN qualifications and volunteering opportunities.
Regular outings include pub lunches, shopping trips, visits to the cinema and theatre and to annual events in the village including a parade and carnival. Activities including hydrotherapy sessions, trampolining and horse riding are popular. Service users are also supported to go on holidays, with previous trips including York, Filey and Whitby. An accessible minibus means transport is always available for outings.
All service users have access to the sensory room, designed to develop a person’s senses through special lighting, music and objects. A large enclosed garden with fruit trees includes a patio area with space for summer BBQs and parties. Accessible for all, the garden includes areas for gardening and relaxation.
Friends, families and visitors
Our open door policy means friends and family are welcome to visit at any time and be involved in care planning and reviews. We encourage everyone to be involved in giving those we look after the best possible quality of life.