Give the gift of respite care at Christmas – or stay for a day to try the welcoming care home in Woburn Sands
Christmas is an important time of year, which is why the team at Devon Lodge Private Residential Care Home go above and beyond their duties to ensure all residents have the best possible festive celebration.
They are also welcoming respite care guests to join in with enriching activities and taste their delicious food, surrounded by good company.
Zoe Hutchins, who has owned Devon Lodge for over 20 years, is so proud of her home that she even offers day visits for new residents who would like to come and try it before deciding whether to extend their stay.
She says: “We are very much a home from home. We offer an intimate, personal and holistic service in pretty surroundings, with a lovely garden.”
Zoe adds: “We usually offer respite care for week-long stays but can also offer full-day care at this special time of year, when loved ones need extra support.”
Caring support in a welcoming atmosphere
Devon Lodge has been given a ‘good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which described their ‘vibrant and welcoming atmosphere’ where ‘staff provided care and support in a very caring and meaningful way’.
The family-run home provides the highest standards of care with security and companionship, set in peaceful gardens for its 26 residents.
In the modern, spacious accommodation, the team provides care for day visits, short breaks and convalescence, as well as longer term stays for people of retirement age and over.
Carefully made personal care plans are tailored to the individual needs of residents, fully supported by ongoing assessments to promote high standards of independence. Managed by Stacey Pym, who has more than a decade of care experience, Devon Lodge offers the continuous commitment of training for all grades of staff who provide empathetic care.
Zoe explains: “We offer a long and happy retirement to all who stay with us. The home is just that, a home to feel both comfortable, safe and well cared for whilst retaining your independence and right to choose.”
Activity staff encourage residents to maintain links with the local community and keep their minds and bodies active, with a broad range of pastimes and visiting entertainment. There is also in-house pampering, hair styling and chiropody.
What residents say
“You have a little piece of heaven here in Woburn Sands, every single one of you, through your everyday kindness, goodness and skill. I feel so lucky we have found you.” Karen and Terry
Arrange a visit
Devon Lodge Private Residential Home is at 18 Theydon Avenue, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8PL – within walking distance of the local amenities.
Arrange an informal visit with your family or friends to find out more and give you reassurance they will meet your expectations.