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Excellent 97%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,100.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Mrs. Sue King is Home Manager at Redbond Lodge.

Welcome to Redbond Lodge. Thank you for taking the time to view our home.  I have worked for Runwood Homes for 25 years, progressing from care assistant to Home Manager. I have an in-depth knowledge of care standards and extensive experience working with a wide range of residents. I urge my team to build a happy and loving relationship with our residents and their families and encourage activities that enhance the wellbeing and independence of our residents, incorporating the local community and businesses where possible.  

Mrs. Sue King

Redbond Lodge is an 83 bed care home situated in the quiet and rural location of Great Dunmow. This spacious home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia.


Welcome to Runwood Homes
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Epilepsy, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s rooms.

Family Portal

Yes, our care home has provides families with a family portal. Find out more about Family Portals here.

Social media provides an up to date window on the activities within a provider's setting.

With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

Infection Control Safe We are on Facebook

Our Building and Facilities

We strive to create a homely environment at Redbond Lodge and we provide all the comforts of good food, good company and friendly staff, in a calm and restful atmosphere. All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished with en-suite bathroom facilities and the home has excellent amenities, including comfortable lounges in which residents can relax. We also have a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable those we care for to maintain their independence in a safe environment.

As part of our Life approach we have an old fashioned sweet shop which will rekindle memories of days gone by, run by Rhoda Carter, a resident at Redbond Lodge.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
No

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Hairdressers.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Seating.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Reduce Plastic Use.

Brochures
[RUNWOOD] Welcome Brochure Online.pdf

Our Photos

Description

All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished with en-suite bathroom facilities.

We understand the value of individuality, so you will be able to personalise your accommodation with special familiar items you may wish to have around you, such as a favourite chair or pictures to go on the wall.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 83
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 83

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Safe, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point.

Description

Our staff are selected not only for their experience and qualifications but also for their caring approach. Our aim is to ensure that our homes create an environment which really does feel like home, where friends and family are always welcome. We believe in "Dignity for Everyone, Every Day" and value the people we look after. We promise to provide a quality of life and sense of wellbeing and truly care for our residents.


Our Team
Mrs. Sue King
Mrs. Sue King
Home Manager

Welcome to Redbond Lodge. Thank you for taking the time to view our home.  I have worked for Runwood Homes for 25 years, progressing from care assistant to Home Manager. I have an in-depth knowledge of care standards and extensive experience working with a wide range of residents. I urge my team to build a happy and loving relationship with our residents and their families and encourage activities that enhance the wellbeing and independence of our residents, incorporating the local community and businesses where possible.  

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,100.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,150.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,100.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Essex
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Restaurant
Dining Styles Pink tick icon A la Carte Pink tick icon Hot Trolley Pink tick icon Room Service
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.


Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.


Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.


Pink tick icon Our menu has been verified by a registered nutritional therapist or dietitian.


Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.


Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte


Pink tick icon Hot Trolley


Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.


Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.


Pink tick icon Staff also dine themselves with the residents they support.


Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.


Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.


Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.


Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon Residents are involved in the creation of the menu.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Halal food can be served.


Pink tick icon Kosher food can be served.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.


Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.


Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.


Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).


Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.


Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.


Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Residents can get involved in the growing of food and/or ingredients on site.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.

Activities Are So Important

Our activity programme ensures that residents remain stimulated and engaged and our activity coordinators take into account resident’s hobbies, needs and interests. The activities at Redbond Lodge are varied and, alongside enjoying themselves, residents can receive a wide range of health and fitness benefits from taking part. In addition, the dining room at Redbond changes with the calendar, with themes such as Guy Fawkes, Christmas, and Chinese New Year that enhance the home’s personal atmosphere.


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Timetables
Six month activities planner Jan to Jun 2018.pdf

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Exercise Class, Music Entertainment, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

Pets are accepted by arrangement, please speak to the home manager for more information regarding our pets policy.


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding, Sanitation.

Chequers Lane
Dunmow
Essex
CM6 1EQ

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 9th March 2021
Last rated 12th October 2017
Reports

18th March 2021

12th October 2017

25th June 2015

7th March 2014

20th July 2012

Registration Date 16th December 2010
Service Provider Runwood Homes Limited, SS7 2QL
Transport
Bus Stop nearby.

Places of Worship
Catholic Church.

Nearby Services
Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Redbond Lodge

Redbond Lodge was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in October 2017.
Redbond Lodge provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Redbond Lodge has 83 rooms.
Prices for Redbond Lodge start from £1,100.00 per week.
Redbond Lodge is owned by Runwood Homes.
Yes. Redbond Lodge does offer Residential care.
Yes. Redbond Lodge does offer Respite care.
Yes. Redbond Lodge does provide care for people with Dementia.
Redbond Lodge accepts Local Authority clients.
Redbond Lodge accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Mrs. Sue King is the manager of Redbond Lodge.

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