At Woodbridge Lodge, we provide the following key services:
- Residential care
- Respite/short stay care
You can find out more about these services and the unique, passionate way in which we deliver care at all our Kingsley homes by visiting the following pages:
Types of care
You will find information regarding a variety of services that we offer within Kingsley care homes.
Care Advice & support
A collection of jargon-free useful information, advice and tips created to help you and your family understand the different types of care and care requirements, funding for care and other concerns relating to care for the elderly.
The Kingsley Way
Take a look at our award-winning unique approach to care and see how we make a difference to the people we care for.
Don’t worry if you cannot find what you are looking for; you can contact the home by telephone or email. We will be more than happy to help you with any question that you may have regarding care for the elderly.
The home has a flexible approach to daily routines, which enables residents to get up and dressed when they like and have a variety of choice on what to do for the day. We actively promote independence in the home and feel that where possible this should be incorporated in your day to day living. Offering the upmost care, 24 hours a day, you will be fully supported to feel comfortable and well cared for.
Our staff are chosen carefully to ensure that you or your loved one are receiving truly person centred care, ensuring all your needs and expectations are met as an individual. We supply a good varied food menu, provide activities and events year round, and offer you choice making sure individual tastes are catered to. There are also other services available within the home such as a weekly hairdresser, chiropodist, therapist on request and an onsite activities coordinator to help organise activities the residents wish to do. However residents are free to spend the day how they wish, whether that’s sitting enjoying the wonderfully landscaped garden, watching TV, reading the newspaper, visiting friends and family or taking a trip out for the day, we do our best to make these things possible. Many residents take pleasure in maintaining the home by helping with the dusting, laying the tables or even serving the meals. This helps everyone to feel part of a team and being proud to live within Woodbridge Lodge.
The care provided within the home is that of love, friendship, support and guidance. Staff here are encouraged to form friendships with the residents and truly understand their needs. Many share stories, laugh and cry together, making precious memories at Woodbridge Lodge.
All meals served within the home are home made with the freshest ingredients, this provides the best nutrition and taste for all our residents.
- Breakfast – 7:30am
- Lunch – from 12noon
- Dinner – from 5pm
There are no fixed meal times at Woodbridge Lodge, this means if you wish to have an early lunch or a late dinner, we are happy to provide this for you. However, for those residents who wish to eat their meal in the company of other residents, we serve at the following times:
We encourage healthy living within the home by offering balanced meals and stimulating activities that help boost self-esteem, confidence and of course enjoyment. This is all part of the dedication the home has in improving wellbeing for all residents physically, mentally and spiritually.
Take a look at our truly person-centred approach to care.
The highest standard of Dementia Care.
Big or small, whatever your concern may be, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time regarding any care matter. We will be happy to help you find the right care and the necessary support that you may require.
Woodbridge Lodge is nestled in one of Suffolk’s quaint towns. Its grand Georgian style presence makes the home easily located and the inside instantly presents a homely feel. Step inside and enjoy this tastefully decorated home, which is lit up by natural light. The building features large communal areas such as a beautiful glass conservatory overlooking the grounds, a library, lounge and dining room. Your bedroom can be decorated to your liking and brought to life by personalising the room with treasured possessions. Whilst not all our bedrooms provide ensuite facilities, the home offers two spa baths for the residents to relax and enjoy.
The easily accessible building has adequate parking facilities at the front of the home whilst tucked away behind the home holds something to marvel, a wonderful landscaped garden. Its picturesque beauty, with a calming water feature, really is the delight of the home. We take great pride in making sure this is enjoyed by all who reside and visit, holding many events there in the sunnier seasons, or encouraging bird watching from afar come the colder days.
Woodbridge town lies along the River Deben, holding a population of around 11,000 and is easily accessible via the A12 or railway line. Although Woodbridge Lodge is not far from the main A12 and the town’s amenities, its large surrounding grounds ensure a peaceful, relaxing setting. Woodbridge Lodge offers residential care with respite care also being offered, but subject to availability.
The home is fully equipped with suitable hoists, baths and call bells to assist residents in having the best possible experience during their time within the home. There is also 24/7 visiting hours so families and friends can visit their loved ones anytime they wish, we also welcome lunch reservations in the home should anyone wish to dine during their visit.
Meet some of the dedicated and caring team at Woodbridge Lodge proud to be making a difference and having a positive impact on the resident’s lives. The team is selected through a very thorough recruitment process, which gives us reassurance that our staff are the very best. They then undertake rigorous induction training, where they are supported and directed to overcome any difficulties they might come across. The team looks after our residents with emphasis on quality of life, and we strive to give purpose to every single day.
A bi-monthly newsletter is published and made available to visitors, but it can also be downloaded from the website. Inside you can read all about the events that have either already taken place or are planned for the future, in which you might like to get involved. It also contains announcements from Kingsley Healthcare, future improvements to the home, recent charity events we have been involved in, photos and much more.
Janine Simmons will be selling her handmade cards and box frames, Susan East will bring her “Wovenwater” collection of handmade Caribbean jewellery and Jill Woods Setchelle will showcase her Lush Lumiere decorated bottle lights.
Deborah White will be bringing jewellery and old-fashioned sweets, while Sally B Designs will be displaying needle felted brooches and gifts made from reclaimed wood.
Activities coordinator Claire Hutchison said: “Other local craft traders will also be coming and there is still time to take a free stall by getting in contact with us at the home.
“As February 4 is World Cancer Day we will be donating half our proceeds from the sale of tea and cakes to Macmillan Cancer Support; the remainder will go to our residents’ fund to pay for extra outings and activities.