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.
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.
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.
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.
It is situated in Gillingham and is close to popular amenities.
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.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.
Currently, there are 75 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Care South.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Fern Brook Lodge, including: Dance & Music, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Book and Poetry.
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.