Greenacres Bow Arrow Lane, Dartford DA2 6PB
Situated in a residential area of Dartford in south east London, Shore Lodge is a purpose-built single story home that can accommodate up to 10 adults with physical and learning disabilities. The home is close to Dartford town centre, which offers a variety of local amenities including shops, a post office, a library and a regular market. With good transport links to central London, the service is also only a short drive from Bluewater and Lakeside shopping centres.
Shore Lodge delivers high quality care for adults with physical and learning disabilities in a friendly and safe environment. Regulated by the Care Quality Commission, the dedicated and experienced team use a person centred approach to ensure every individual’s needs are understood and met with the greatest privacy, dignity and respect.
Each individual chooses how they are supported, and lead very active lives. With a focus on independence, health, wellbeing and skills building, extensive activity programmes offer something for everyone. As well as staff, a team of committed volunteers support individual and group activities, so all have the chance to be social, get creative, or enjoy exercise.
Shore Lodge enables residents to get the most out of life, supporting individuals to maintain relationships with family and friends, and gain the ability to move on to more independent living when they’re ready.
Since founding in 1948, Leonard Cheshire Disability has supported disabled people in the UK and across the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. The charity has many homes in the UK which provide thousands of disabled people with high quality housing, care and support.
Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Person in charge: Yogun Dullip (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Kent County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 10 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Old Age • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Down Syndrome • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 10
Rooms with ensuite WC: 10
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Shore Lodge: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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