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Care Home in South Ockendon, Grays
Dementia Care in South Ockendon, Grays
Residential Care Home In South Ockendon, Grays
Leatherland Lodge care home is a high quality, residential care and dementia care home in Thurrock, Essex. The care home features 84 exquisitely furnished bedrooms. These amenities, along with homely designs, provide residents with a comfortable and welcoming care home environment in which to live.
At Leatherland Lodge care home, the health and wellbeing of our residents are a top priority. Our friendly and professional team offers different types of care to meet a variety of needs, including residential care, dementia care, and respite care or short stay care breaks.
Our friendly Home Manager is vastly experienced in residential care and dementia care. Leatherland Lodge care home also has an experienced, highly trained care team. Residents living at Leatherland Lodge receive quality, compassionate care, and a professional, person-centred service.
Our teams are encouraged to take part in training, initiatives and projects which enhance and innovate our delivery of dementia care.
At Leatherland Lodge care home, residents are treated with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion, and will be encouraged to maintain their independence, connect and form new friendships, and take part in the wonderful activities on offer.
We already have fantastic relationships with local healthcare providers and partnerships with the local community across Thurrock, Essex, including local GP surgeries, hospital discharge teams and social care workers to ensure the smooth assessment and seamless admission to life at Leatherland Lodge. If you have your own GP who is local to Thurrock, Essex, you are not expected to change your GP.
Leatherland Lodge care home is a valued addition to Thurrock, Essex, particularly for those members of the community searching for quality residential care, dementia care, and other services the care home is proud to provide to an exceptional standard.
Providing a rich and engaging lifestyle for residents is one of our main values at Leatherland Lodge care home.
Runwood Homes’ experienced Wellbeing and Dementia team work closely with Wellbeing Leads, a team member who exclusively organises and encourages social interaction with a range of delightful activities, published in weekly programmes of opportunities. The Wellbeing Lead creates an effective and inclusive activity calendar, taking into account resident’s interests, feedback and their varying needs. This positively benefits every resident, including those receiving dementia care and residential care at varying levels.
Residents of Leatherland Lodge, nestled into Thurrock, Essex, are able to enjoy the multitude of opportunities that the market town has to offer. Whether that’s engaging in recreational activities like the local Yacht Club, exploring art deco architecture and live entertainment like the State Cinema, or a short drive to the fabulous stores of Lakeside Shopping Centre. Getting to know the community in which residents live or visiting places residents would have once frequented in past days is a great activity which aids familiarity and belonging, especially important for residents living with dementia.
Some examples of activities taking place at Leatherland Lodge include holding regular music and singing sessions a variety of arts and crafts activities. These are proven to be powerful in a residential care and dementia care setting. For those living with dementia, these activities have a profound impact on improving mood and connection and boosting creativity and imagination.
Our beautiful courtyard and garden areas provide ample outdoor living for residents, where residents can enjoy the advantages of nature and fresh air, which, in turn, positively impact wellbeing.
Other activities may include:
- Making and baking
- Tea parties and dances
- Games and quizzes
- Special events and celebrations
- Regular clubs and day outings
Other features and facilities at Leatherland Lodge include:
- A professional care team, who are experienced in delivery quality residential care and dementia care
- Safe, comfortable and modern living
- TV and telephone in every bedroom
- Wheelchair accessible
- Close to public transport and local shops
- Minibus for exciting day trips
- Experienced chefs who consider dementia care when making meals to create an inclusive and social dining experience.
- Outdoor living spaces
- Local community involvement
- Activities tailored to support our delivery of dementia care
We understand that choosing a care home in Thurrock can be a delicate experience for many. We are here to support you in your search for a suitable residential care or Dementia care home. Please do contact us for more information, where will be happy to help you on your care home journey.
Types of care offered at this home:
Why Choose Us?
Kind & Caring People
Personalised 24hr Care
Nutritious Food & Drink
Inspiring Dignity Campaign
Family-Run Est. 1988
What our clients have to say about us:
I visited my cousin this month and I was delighted to meet the new manager who was most supportive of the needs of my cousin who is almost 95 and has had a recent spell in the hospital which has upset her and has exacerbated her confusion. She is being well cared for and the staff are keeping me informed every step of the way which is a comfort to me because I live in Scotland.
Margaret H (Cousin of Resident)
Darenth Lane, South Ockendon, Thurrock, Essex, RM15 5LS.
Telephone: 01708 985954
Fax: 01708 854517
Where is Leatherland Lodge ?
Leatherland Lodge's Tea Room has a vintage theme, designed to appeal to our residents. The Cafe has a homely and welcoming environment and our residents really enjoy entertaining family and friends here when they visit. Some residents even choose to make their loved ones tea and coffee, just as they would do at home, giving them a sense of responsility and reward to host for their guests. In addition to entertaining visitors, our residents also enjoy regular coffee mornings in the cafe, as it provides the perfect place to socialise.