Fern Brook Lodge Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Lounge of Fern Brook Lodge care home in Gillingham, Dorset
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Care Home Location

Off Fern Brook Ln,  Shaftesbury Rd, Gillingham SP8 4QD, UK
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub1.20 miles
Train Station1.10 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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Fern Brook Lodge, a recently-refurbished Care South home, offers exceptional residential and dementia care in Gillingham, north Dorset. With 75 welcoming and fully furnished rooms, each equipped with an en-suite wet room, Fern Brook Lodge ensures residents' comfort and convenience. The care home features bright and spacious communal spaces, including a large coffee lounge, perfect for relaxation, socializing, and enjoying scenic views of the beautiful gardens. Residents can also make use of the on-site hair salon. The home fosters a sense of community, providing opportunities for socialization and engagement through social events held at The Brook, an in-house community space. This vibrant hub connects residents with the wider Gillingham community, offering activities such as coffee mornings and social clubs that contribute to improved physical and mental well-being.

BrandCare South
Purpose BuiltNo
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Fern Brook Lodge*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 26/02/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Fern Brook Lodge located?

It is situated in Gillingham and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Fern Brook Lodge?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Fern Brook Lodge is rated good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Fern Brook Lodge?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Fern Brook Lodge have?

Currently, there are 75 beds at the home.

Who owns Fern Brook Lodge?

This care home is owned and operated by Care South.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Fern Brook Lodge, including: Dance & Music, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Book and Poetry.

What is the cost of care at Fern Brook Lodge?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Fern Brook Lodge the cost of care starts from £1,195 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01747 449947 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.