Swanage Lodge is a detached house situated in a quiet residential area of Hayes. It provides residential care facility for six people suffering from mental health illness in a 24 hour supervised setting.
It is close to Uxbridge Road and within easy reach of local shops, churches, Post Office and other facilities.
Personal development services include help with:
- Domestic chores such as dusting, hoovering and mopping
- Paying bills and budgeting
- Correspondence and communications
- Cooking and meal preparation
- Bed making or changing bed linen
- Going to cultural and social activities
- Making and keeping appointments
The following are few of the activities/groups that take place at Swanage Lodge:
Key worker – one to one sessions
Current Affairs Group
Open Discussion Group
Community Access Group
Health and Beauty Sessions
There are other activities that are quite specific to the needs of the individuals.
There are 6 single bedrooms, which are tastefully decorated and well furnished. All the rooms have en-suite facilities. There are an additional bathroom and two toilets on the ground floor. The Home is registered with the Care Quality Commission as a care home for adults, both male and female (aged 18 to 65 years) with mental disorder (MD).
Type of Client
It provides high quality personal care and development services to:
- People with mental health problems
- People on community treatment order (CTO)
- People with a forensic history
- People with behavioural disorders
- People who are struggling through transition periods
Personal care services include assistance as required with:
Washing and personal hygiene
Getting up or going to bed.
“The staff are very good. They’re always helpful and willing to help out.”
CP, (Service User)
“Excellent Home and support for my brother. He has made progress where we thought there would be none. Caring staff; a very happy environment”
DC, (Service User’s sister)
“I am extremely happy with my sister residing at Swanage Lodge in the past 4 years. Management and staff are friendly and approachable. If there is anything I want to discuss, management and my sister’s keyworker is only a phone call away.”
YH, (Service User’s sister)
“ Staff members are experienced, focussed and understand the complexities of the mental health condition, deliver high standard of care taking into consideration service user’s sexuality, gender, social and religious background. Teamwork and approach appears to be the ethic at this placement. Positive attitude towards service users encompasses the level of care.”
JN, (Care Co-ordinator)
“I feel care provided is of high quality and my client feels safe living in the care home.”
RN, (Care Co-ordinator)