Nestled in the glorious Hampshire countryside, Shedfield Lodge is a large country manor house built in the early 1700s and has been tastefully styled and decorated to suit a working dementia care home environment. This home is ideal for residents seeking a rural setting with acres of paddocks, gardens and lawns.
The idyllic setting is one of peace and tranquility with farm animals, horses and ponies onsite, residents are encouraged to engage and interact with the animals to assist with dementia symptoms and relationship building.
A short distance from the busy market town of Wickham and 10 minutes from Fareham the home offers person centred care and support for residents with dementia.
The fully qualified and experienced team are focussed on delivering a suitable homely environment to support the residents to live happy, full and positive lives and are lead by a supportive management team.
Engagement with the local area is a huge part of Shedfield Lodge’s purpose the home is the centre for raising dementia awareness to the local town and villages, educating the locals about dementia, symptoms, signs and how to speak and interact with those suffering with dementia, which has many forms and manifests itself in many ways.
All of the rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated in a neutral palette, most with original features that give a sense of luxury. Understanding that residents can find moving into a care home especially difficult. We encourage new residents and families to personalise the space with their own furniture, keepsakes and memories from their past, making the transition as stress free as possible and making their new space feel like home.
Everyone living at Shedfield Lodge is valued and supported to live a full a life as possible, while maintaining and regaining independence, where possible. We understand the uniqueness of every individual and provide a social environment that supports the requirements of each individual, enabling them to be the person they want to be, maintaining dignity, stimulating minds and giving a sense of purpose.
By understanding the world from the prospective of the person experiencing a Dementia, we are able to offer specialist care, centred around each individual ensuring inclusion, respect and privacy.