Conifer Lodge

Conifer Lodge consists of 3 large Edwardian houses situated in a highly sought after residential area, with only a few minutes’ walk from a wide range of local amenities, including a well-established shopping area offering most shops, a post office, numerous coffee shops and tea rooms. There is also a library and an adult learning centre within walking distance.

Conifer Lodge is a home for up to 26 service users over the age of 55 living with mental health problems, the home is tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished yet it retains much of the character you would expect from Edwardian Houses.

The registered manager of Conifer Lodge is Mrs Kirsty Green and she is supported by senior carers and a team of care and support staff.  Care staff are on duty 24 hours a day. There is also a team of ancillary staff who ensure Conifer Lodge is maintained to the very best standard of tidiness and cleanliness.

Amenities

The well-kept sea fronts, and Hove Museum offering different exhibitions, are only a short walk away.

Excellent bus and train services are nearby offering easy access to London, the South Coast and the surrounding countryside,

Conifer Lodge is recognized for its quiet and peaceful location yet we are only a few minutes from the main bypass and we are easily accessible by car.

Accommodation

Resident’s bedrooms are located over 3 floors, all with en-suite facilities and mostly accessible by stair lifts. Residents are encouraged to bring small personal items with them to add that familiar touch to their surroundings. Small items of furniture are also acceptable, as long as space permits.

We have two lounges where residents can socialize, read a newspaper, look out on to the garden or watch television. As well as this we have a small kitchenette with a microwave and fridge where service users are able to prepare small meals and snacks in order to maintain their independence.

There is no inside smoking area at Conifer Lodge however, there is a heated outside smoking area that service users are able to use.

Entertainment/Recreation

Conifer Lodge has an excellent Recovery Worker who works alongside the Activities Coordinator. Between them, and with the assistance of the Manager and care staff, they are able to provide a varied daily in house entertainment program which includes general knowledge quizzes, bingo, poetry recitals, reminiscence sessions and various musical entertainers.

Excursions to local areas of interest and beauty are arranged as often as possible, or alternatively a lunch outing to a local public house or restaurant.

Residents meetings are held four times a year where we welcome suggestions and discuss forthcoming events.

The home aims to ensure that the continuing religious interests of individual residents, are provided for, and we will endeavour to assist where necessary by providing support or transport to church services etc.

Entertainment/Recreation

Our Cook has been with us for over 10 years and promotes home cooking and baking. We have been awarded the ‘Brighton and Hove’ Healthy Choice Award since it commenced in 2011. All meals are served in our large dining room; however should you wish to take all or some of your meals either in the lounge or in the comfort of your own bedroom we will endeavour to accommodate this. Due to all meals being cooked from scratch we are able to offer a variety of meals and are able to accommodate people’s dietary requirements. Snacks and drinks are always available.

Facilities

  • 24-hour care
  • Full central heating
  • Emergency nurse call points
  • Personal laundry
  • Assisted baths/shower rooms and dressing
  • Monitored medication and dispensing
  • Individual shopping undertaken
  • Choice of menu/special diets catered for
  • Extra drinks and snacks 24 hrs a day
  • Daily activities and occasional outings
  • Daily newspaper (optional extra)
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