We were so excited to invite Avery Ambassador Sherrie Hewson to our Afternoon Tea event at Crispin Court Care Home on the 24th September. Sherrie took the time to speak with all residents and posed for photographs with residents, visitors and families. Everyone at Crispin Court appreciated how she also spoke to all the staff…Read More
South Lodge Care Home
- We offer: Residential Care, Dementia Care, Nursing Care and Respite Care
- Manager: Michelle Whitmill
- Telephone: 0116 274 8000
- Awards: Health Investor Care Provider of 2016 & LaingBuisson Residential Care Provider 2016
- Features: Stunning Victorian architecture, Strong community links, Focus on individually-led care, Wide variety of activities & outings.
Welcome to the Avery Family
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 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.
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 area 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.
To discuss your next move whether, it is some advice you are after or perhaps would like to visit and chat with some of our residents, then call Sarah Croxtall Client Liaison Manager on 0116 274 8000.Get in Touch
Getting Stuck In!
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, 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!
Meal Times at South Lodge
Our exceptionally well equipped home has a choice of dining experience, our residents and their families can dine in either our beautifully designed restaurant, in their apartment 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, a well-equipped library reading area, a hair salon, a therapy room and spa.
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