South Lodge Care Home

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Profile Strength
Very Good 88%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement
Meet The Manager

Yvonne Jacobs is Home Manager at South Lodge Care Home.

Avery were delighted to welcome South Lodge, our first Leicester care home, its residents and staff into the Avery family of care homes in April 2018.

Situated just off the London Road, which joins the city of Leicester with Market Harborough, in the leafy conservation area of Stoneygate, South Lodge’s wonderful position means our community is within the easy reach of the shops, churches and the city centre.


South Lodge Virtual Tour
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Violent Behaviour, 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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

We are confident that our care homes are now some of the very safest places to live and work.

All of our staff have been trained in additional and heightened cleansing protocols and hygiene regimes, and these are being supported by a leading sanitisation system as part of our comprehensive infection controls. Testing regimes will continue for staff, residents and visitors.

We have re-aligned the resident in-house services to meet social distance guidance from the Government, for areas such as lounges and dining rooms, and for visiting entertainers and hair dressers; we are working hard to restore these services within the ‘new normal’ circumstances as soon as we can, when lockdown rules allow.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space

Avery Healthcare has invested in outdoor garden ‘visitor pods’

The pods, are a garden room specifically designed to facilitate safe face-to-face contact with relatives and visitors. Each pod contains a floor to ceiling partition screen and a hands-free intercom so that communication is clear and safe for use. They are fitted with internal electrics and two, low-surface temperature electric panel heaters – suitable for these winter months.

South Lodge Care Home 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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Minimum Age
55

LGBTQ Welcome
Contract
Avery-Healthcare-Residency-Agreement.pdf
Our Building and Facilities

Our Leicester care home offers exceptional 24 hour residential and nursing care for both individuals and couples and has outstanding facilities and services, all set within our comfortable, supportive care community. South Lodge has a choice of 99 beautiful private apartments that vary from studios through to one and two bedrooms suites all with their own wet room style bathroom and some with kitchenettes ensuring our residents can remain as independent as they wish.

We also offer a separate dementia care suite comprising of 17 suites, each with an en-suite wet room. Comfortable, open plan naturally lit and staffed by specially trained staff, it offers unique support for those residents requiring specialist dementia care giving each and every resident the unique support they may need.

Ours is a supportive, companionable community. We use technology to support our residents to connect with family near and far, and social engagements, as well as mental and physical activity to keep us all active and in the best of spirits.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

The Year Our Home Was Built
1 Apr 2018

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Library, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus, Spa, Therapy Room.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Greenhouse, Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

Brochures
Well Being Brochure.pdf

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Description

South Lodge has a choice of 99 beautiful private apartments that vary from studios through to one and two bedrooms suites all with their own wet room style bathroom and some with kitchenettes ensuring our residents can remain as independent as they wish.

We also offer a separate dementia care suite comprising of 17 suites, each with an en-suite wet room.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 106
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 106

Type Of Room
Apartment, Double Room, Kitchenette, Single Room, Studio.

Room Features
Balcony, Furnished.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Safe, Secure Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Description

We believe that your later years should be as enriching as any other, and that being cared for shouldn’t mean that your quality of living is compromised, whatever your age, whatever your condition. The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff, combined with our diligent approach to each and every resident, affords them the opportunity to flourish, make new friends, maintain contact with their local communities and live a life of possibility.


Our Team
Yvonne Jacobs
Yvonne Jacobs
Home Manager
Funding Types
Local Authority Leicester
Region East Midlands
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Our care home residents always have choice when dining experience, family are welcome to join us in dinning in our beautifully designed restaurant, in their own apartments or our bistro for a more casual experience. We have a number of quiet cosy lounges, a bistro café which is ideal for that cup of coffee with friends or guests, a well-equipped library reading area, a hair salon, a therapy room and spa.

All our food is locally sourced from across Leicestershire and we produce a menu each week so you can plan your meals. If there is nothing that grabs your fancy on any day the we will be sure to make something for you that hits the mark. Our meals are designed to be nutritious and we acknowledge that eating is a big part of care home life. We often incorporate themed meals into our dining and you can always count on our chef team to keep our cafe well stocked with freshly baked biscuits and cakes.


We Serve Food At
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Menu
Avery Sample Menu.pdf
Activities Are So Important

Our residents have their say at South Lodge with the monthly residents meeting to decide on the activities they wish to see in the upcoming months.

Our gardening club with green house and raised flower beds offer those with green fingers the chance to still continue their hobby whilst our dedicated activities team offer a varied program. These include outings to local places of interest across Leicestershire, visiting speakers and entertainers, pottery, art, one to one activities and garden walks in our gorgeous gardens which includes a woodland walk.

A local nursery school visit on a monthly basis and enjoy a morning in our activities room whereby children and residents alike play games, quizzes and even the occasional visit from Alfie the miniature pony! We are a supportive and companionable Leicester care home. We also host regular Parkinson’s group meetings with the local Parkinson’s Society and Gents Lunch Club whereby our male residents enjoy a pie and pint!


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Timetables
Avery Sample Well-Being Activities Calendar.pdf

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions, Pub.
Our Pets

Pets to be discussed with the home manager.


307 London Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 3ND

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 5th March 2019
Last rated 18th May 2019
Reports

18th May 2019

13th July 2016

7th December 2013

21st February 2013

22nd December 2011

9th May 2011

Registration Date 20th January 2011
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Buddhist Temple, Catholic Church, Gurdwara Temple, Methodist Church, Mosque, Synagogue.

Nearby Services
Garden Centre, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about South Lodge Care Home

South Lodge Care Home was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in May 2019.
South Lodge Care Home provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
South Lodge Care Home has 106 rooms.
South Lodge Care Home is owned by Avery.
Yes. South Lodge Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. South Lodge Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. South Lodge Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
South Lodge Care Home comes under Leicester.
South Lodge Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
South Lodge Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Yvonne Jacobs is the manager of South Lodge Care Home.

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