Meet the Home Manager and team at the home for a cup of tea in one of our safe visiting rooms or garden area. You can enjoy the rest of the home via the virtual tour below or call us and we’ll be happy to talk you through the different facilities in the home and discuss your specific care needs.
The Nicest of Care Homes in Nuneaton
Care Services offered: Residential Care, Dementia Care, Respite Care
Awards: Health Investor Residential Care Provider of the Year 2020. Winner of 4 National Care Home Awards in 2018 including Best Care Home Group (Large) & Qube Learning Employer of 2019
Features: Highly acclaimed dementia care, Residents involved in day-to-day decision making, Daily activities, High quality en-suite rooms, Walk-in showers, Flat screen TVs, Enclosed patio area with water feature, Restaurant quality food & wine with meals.
Situated in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, Acorn Lodge Care Home is on the Coventry Road, just a few minutes’ bus ride from the town centre. This popular home serves the elderly across the district with a palpable sense of community, companionship and fun.
Home life is totally focused on creating the best possible elderly care and quality of living for our residents so that families can have peace of mind. New arrivals settle in quickly and soon feel a valuable part of the home. A choice of room sizes is available, some with balconies, all with en-suite showers, flat screen TVs and DVD players, and there are some suites available too for couples or friends who like to share. We encourage residents to make their rooms their own by furnishing them with personal memorabilia, favourite pictures or even a beloved bedspread or piece of furniture.
Lounges are inviting spaces to linger in, as are the enclosed courtyard gardens, perfect spots for sitting out on warm sunny days – parasols at the ready, naturally! There are quiet corners too for one-to-one chats.
We are well respected for our dementia care and have a dedicated Memory Care Suite, equipped with its own sweet shop and the tills and scales of yesteryear. Those were the days when sweets came from a jar and you gobbled them from a paper bag.
Families are encouraged to be actively involved in decision making in all aspects of home life and are welcome to join the steering committees we have. There are no closed doors and residents are free to come and go as they please at our nursing home.
To see what we get up to at our retirement home you might want to view our dedicated Facebook that is kept up to date with all the activities and goings on in our nursing home, or call our friendly manager Jacky West for a chat or to organise a tour on 024 7664 2680.
Our in-house team of Activity Coordinators (the Ladies in Pink) arrange an imaginative programme of events and activities to suit all tastes; there is always something going on every day. Take a look at the list below of some of the things we do and you will get the picture:
• Visit by ZooLab (handling snakes and spiders!)
• Latin American dancing
• Wildlife films
• Visits to Warwickshire garden centres
• Listening to the Orchestra of the Swan
• Trips out with neighbouring care homes in Nuneaton
• Going on a barge trip
• Our green fingered Gardening club
Schools like to drop in and see us — the little ones always raise a smile, as does the local community theatre group. We’re always open to new suggestions for activities, so the list is always expanding. Residents just have to tell us what they like and we’ll see if we can do it. Keep an eye on our Facebook pages and you’ll see what’s going on.
There is free Wi-Fi throughout the home and we use of the internet and i-pads for our memory activities. YouTube is a good source for past events and trips down Memory Lane which relate to and stimulate the residents. The Daily Sparkle is a popular reminiscence magazine which gets the tongues going too.
Residents like to go out to tea, but they’re treated at home too, as home-made cakes and pastries are baked daily. Very nice to have them out in the garden, or when a guest drops in to our Tea Rooms. For those who enjoy a tipple, there are aperitifs before meals and a glass of wine is always an option. It’s also possible to order food throughout the day from the kitchen.
We have three wholesome meals a day, all carefully thought out and nutritionally balanced, using fresh produce sourced from across Warwickshire and cooked on the premises. The seasonal menu varies regularly, so there is always something different on offer, and Chef regularly creates themed culinary days. Our “follow the food” policy means that Chef is happy to chat to residents about the menus and find out what they really like — and what they don’t!
We have large communal dining rooms, the one on the ground floor opening out onto the courtyard – lovely in summer. Meal times are when we all come together and there is a convivial atmosphere and plenty of chatter. Families often join us for meals and special occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries. Come and join us and even try a cream tea!
Acorn Lodge Care Home in Nuneaton recently invited Avery Ambassador, stage and TV actress Sherrie Hewson, to visit us and reveal the names of our suites and plant a cherry tree! The event was themed around cherry trees, so to prepare for her visit, we decorated the home with pink and red balloons, with table…
We are very proud to reveal that our care home, Acorn Lodge, has achieved a Good in all categories from our industry regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC are the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They ensure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate,…
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If you’d prefer to talk to one of our friendly managers, please use the information listed below. Acorn Lodge is open for visits 24 hours a day. Our Reception is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.
Acorn Lodge Care Home
132 Coventry Road
Warwickshire CV10 7AD
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