The Lodge, Exeter, Devon
The Lodge, Exeter, Devon
The Lodge, Exeter, Devon

A converted Victorian villa, The Lodge has been extensively refurbished for the practice of modern care and nursing, with a purpose-built wing in 2005 and single en-suite bedrooms.

The service is registered for up to forty-six residents offering a choice of social areas, its own activities room and also a hairdressing salon aiming for a warm community feel. There are many beautiful areas for residents to enjoy their own, or others' company.

Mealtimes receive a strong focus from the service with open dining from 12.00 until 14.00 and with cooked and continental breakfasts available. They have many functions including tea-parties and themed lunch days that contribute towards residents' sense of enjoyment. Elizabeth Finn Homes is a not for profit organisation.

Group: Elizabeth Finn Homes Ltd

Person in charge: Deborah Skinner (General Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Devon County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 46 residents

Registered Care Categories*: No Medical Intervention • Old Age

Admission Information: For professional people of British/Irish nationality. Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Hindi, Polish, Slovak

Single Rooms: 46

Rooms with ensuite WC: 46

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £1100 – £1200 Nursing Care Single £1200 – £1300

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on The Lodge: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.3 (8.263)

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The Lodge

All the staff without exception are respectful, friendly, caring and go the extra mile. Attention to detail is paid in every area, from the fresh flowers on the dining tables to the full programme of activities for the residents. The Lodge has the highest standards of cleanliness and the meals are prepared each day with fresh local ingredients offering a wide choice and nutritious dishes. The manager is very 'hands on' and knows the idiosyncrasies of all her residents. Delighted that my friend who is 90 years old and for whom I have POA is so content there.

How likely would you be to recommend The Lodge? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

The Lodge

She has been in The Lodge for 7 years and is about to reach her 100th birthday. We have found nothing but kindness, caring above and beyond the call. they always have time and patience for Mum and she responds to them all, feeling loved and secure. They recognise her love of music and the need for company. This only happens with the right person at the helm!! She is so very nice and a very hands on Manager.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

The Lodge

Recommended by a nursing friend for my aunt, and absolutely marvellous in all respects. Total happiness and wellbeing throughout the home and always saw lovely interactions with other clients and staff. We feel that if we need a care home this is where we would wish to be!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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