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The Lodge Care Home

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • The Lodge Care Home Front Exterior
  • The Lodge Care Home Dining Room
  • The Lodge Care Home: Person-Centred Care
  • The Lodge Care Home Bedroom
  • The Lodge Care Home: Person-Centred Care
  • The Lodge Care Home Garden

About The Lodge

The Lodge Care Home is a tastefully converted and extended Victorian house situated close to the centre of Hemel Hempstead. The home offers a home-from-home feel, alongside a dedicated dementia suite.

The Lodge offers the following types of care for an older person: 24-hour long-term residential & specialist dementia care, as well as respite & convalescence care.
The Lodge Care Home also offers the following facilities:
Activities
Bar
En-Suite Shower
Hair Salon
Landscaped Garden

Vaccinations & Infection Control

As B&M Care continues to navigate through the complexities laid out by the Covid-19 pandemic, the group would like to reassure you that the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and residents remains paramount.

Our Infection Control Assurance is a commitment to minimising the risk of Covid-19 to our existing residents and staff, whilst safely welcoming new admissions into our homes.

In addition to PPE, regular testing and safe admissions, B&M Care has now successfully completed the first phase of the group's vaccination rollout.

These procedures are in place to meet and exceed the requirements of those considering a B&M Care Home for a loved one.

Vaccinations & Infection Control

  • "Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you do for Mum and all the other residents. I'm truly grateful. I know your work is very often challenging, exhausting and repetitive, so to remain cheerful and enthusiastic as you do must often be difficult. But you all do it! You're 'simply the best'!"

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful welcome and care you have shown to Mum during her first few days at The Lodge. Your empathy towards me has also been amazing and I’m so grateful to you all."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Thank you very much for all the care and attention you gave our Mum when she was a resident with you. We appreciate all the help and support you have given us in these very trying circumstances. Wishing you all the best for the future."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "I want to say a big thank you to you all for arranging my Mother's 100th birthday. I know she really enjoyed herself and we were glad it all went so well as we couldn't be there in person. Also, a big thank you for all you do generally - I know it's been very hard."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "My Mother is happy at The Lodge. The standard of care is exceptional and staff are approachable, kind, and treat everyone with dignity and respect. The home has dealt extremely well during the COVID crisis, and has been a 'tower of strength'."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "From the day I contacted The Lodge, to the first visit, you [provided] great 'front of house' - smiley faces and a cheery hello. You will never know how reassuring that was. Thank you so much."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "I went to see my Mum two weeks ago. She looked well and just the same as before the lockdown. It was lovely to see her. Everything was so well organised and pleasant. Please pass on my thanks to everybody and of course, Sarah [Engagement Lead], who was present at the time."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "I would like to thank you very much for all the kindness, help & care you gave to Mum whilst she was with you, as well as the compassion shown to myself during Mum's last few weeks."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Such a lovely place with beautiful bedrooms and communal living spaces. The nicest home we have seen so far!"

    Visitor

  • "I would like to express my heartfelt thanks for the amazing care that my husband received. We were so anxious when he was first admitted - would they take good enough care of him? Our fears were thankfully not realised. I visited daily and soon came to know of the true care and compassion routinely administered at The Lodge. Your care and compassion extended to myself, especially during my husband's last few weeks. The Lodge is a truly outstanding care home."

    Wife of Resident

  • "I would like to say a big thank you to you all for the care you took in looking after my Mother. Everyone was always very kind and understanding."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Your approach to caring for people living with a dementia is refreshing and allows for the connection with the person. Within the family, dementia was becoming a barrier and you provided us with a better model of relating. We are learning from you!"

    Family of Resident

Our Staff

The Lodge has a select team of experienced care staff who have each undertaken bespoke training to meet the individual needs of the home's residents. The home provides appropriate ratios of staff both day and night, alongside a day-to-day care ethos that delivers highly-personalised care where dignity, freedom and privacy are consistently upheld. With an industry-envied training programme and ongoing support & development, B&M Care's guiding principles are what define our staff within the dementia care sector.
“My career within care started in 1989 when I was appointed the role of Care Assistant in a care home setting close to Potters Bar, Hertfordshire – an opportunity that led to my promotion to Assistant Manager in 1993. 1999 was a landmark in my category, one that saw me progress on to become Acting Home Manager, before being appointed a registered Home Manager in 2004. With a great number of years’ experience, I felt confident enough to apply for the same role at The Lodge in 2014 – one that to-date inspired me with a continual learning curve, and better fulfilled my passion for delivering person-specific residential and specialist dementia care.”
Lisa Pinner - Home Manager

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