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Aveley Lodge Care Home

Business Address: Aveley, Abberton Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7AS

Country: England,

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About Aveley Lodge Care Home

Aveley Lodge revolves around our five key principles of care. These principles are central to all that we do throughout every interaction between the staffing team, those residing here as well as those visiting our beautiful home. The five key principles are, Dignity, Respect, Independence, Information and Choice

Aveley Lodge revolves around our five key principles of care. These principles are central to all that we do throughout every interaction between the staffing team, those residing here as well as those visiting our beautiful home. The five key principles are, Dignity, Respect, Independence, Information and Choice.

We here at Aveley Lodge feel that care is more than simply providing personal care. We always look to take the holistic approach by which we mean to meet all aspects of an individual’s daily living needs. This being as said before, personal care, but also social interaction and stimulus. We are lucky to have a truly fantastic activities team. A team which offers many activities both as a group and on an individual basis. Although we have a wonderful activities team, we also encourage everyone on the staffing team and those visiting to participate in these sessions. The activities offered are varied and range from such activities as the cooking club, arts and crafts sessions, coffee mornings with the local library, visits from our local church, external entertainment groups, or even the monthly high tea as laid on by our delightful chefs. The approach we like to take is that an individual can do as much or as little as they please. It is, after all, their home. You can view more information about the activities and the impressive selection we offer by visiting our activities section here on our website.

Once an individual has made the choice to reside here at Aveley Lodge, they will be involved in the creation of their own person centred care plan. It is this care plan which will enable the highly trained staff team to provide the service for which we are known and respected for. Furthermore, we always encourage and appreciate the input of both the individual family members and respective professionals should this be necessary.

We are pleased to say that Aveley Lodge Care Home will offer a pleasant and refreshing change from all that you undoubtedly read and see in the media regarding care homes. The magnificent staff team are consummate professionals in all that they do, leading to the creation of an environment which is relaxed, warm and homely and perfectly equipped to meet the needs of those wishing to live within this stunning care setting; a setting which will fast become their home. A home of peace and relaxation, yet filled with opportunities.

On winning the “Putting People First” Award at the East of England Care Awards 2017, the judges said that we are “A dedicated, passionate team of care professionals that really do put the service users at the heart of everything they do”.  The judges also commented that “The two cooks really like to champion that the Home is just that, it’s a home, for one big family” when we became finalists at the CaringUK Awards 2017 in the “Catering Team of Year” category.