Elm Lodge care home in Greenford

Elm Lodge residentsElm Lodge is a 75 bed purpose built home, opened in August 2006 situated in Greenford in the Borough of Ealing.

All bedrooms have en suite facilities and there is a variety of communal areas within the home. This home is registered as a nursing and a care home and can accept people with dementia. This home is part of a PFI project funded by the London Borough of Ealing.

Please note that referrals are made directly by Ealing Council.

1 Facilities

Elm Lodge is a purpose built home arranged on three floors with lift access. We have a garden which residents are encouraged to use.

Each resident has their own bedroom with en suite facilities. There are also assisted shower rooms and bathrooms on each street. The rooms are fully furnished and residents are encouraged to make their room as personal and comfortable as possible with their own belongings.

A coin box telephone is available in the home or residents can have a telephone installed along with other amenities such as SKY TV and internet connections in their room at their own expense.

The rooms are arranged into streets of 15. Each street has its own dining room, lounge and kitchen area along with an activities room. Residents are encouraged to socialise and get to know each other and form friendships. Residents are also encouraged to take part in activities to learn new skills and to continue with their hobbies and interests.

When moving to Elm Lodge, residents have the choice of remaining with their own GP or registering with the home GP. Our colleagues also work with district nurses, psychiatrists and other professionals to provide a holistic approach to care.

An optician, dentist / hygienist and chiropodist also visit the home regularly.

2 Our services

Elm Lodge is divided into five streets. Each street is designed to meet differing needs of people who require residential and nursing care. One of our streets provides general residential care, one provides care for people with dementia, two of our streets provide nursing care and the final street provides nursing care for people with dementia.

Our dedicated colleague support team provides 24 hour care. We will help our residents to book appointments, choose activities and assist in general tasks of daily living, as required.

Each resident is encouraged to develop a good relationship with their key worker, who will make sure they get the care and attention they need.

We know that food is important to our residents and we take great care to find out what each person likes and dislikes.

Our on site catering team provide three main meals a day, with a range of nutritious dishes which are monitored and changed according to tastes. Special diets which cater for religious beliefs or health requirements are also available. The catering service is provided by Avenance.

All our residents wear their own clothing and use our laundry service. A hairdressing service is also available.

Our employees bring energy and enthusiasm to the care of our residents, which helps to create a lively and warm atmosphere.

Care workers develop their skills and knowledge through ongoing training provided by Optivo and through achieving NVQ level 2/3 in care. Our senior employees have all achieved the NVQ level 3 and 4 in care.

3 Activities

Activities are individually developed with each resident, and their family whenever possible, taking into account their interests and choices. We have choices to cover creative, cultural, emotional, intellectual, learning and development, physical, sensory sensory garden facility for residents, social and spiritual needs.

4 Location

Elm Lodge is located in a quiet residential area of Greenford in Ealing.

There are good transport links in the area. There is a bus from Ferrymead Road that goes to Greenford and Ealing Broadway.

Ealing Broadway station on the District line is the nearest tube and rail station. You can find Elm Lodge using the map below:

 

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