The Lodge

Care Types:

Learning Disabilities
The Lodge Care Home Portway, Langport, Somerset, TA10 0NQ

Overview

 The Lodge is a substantial detached house standing in its own grounds next door to Immacolata House in Langport. The home which provides care and support to individuals with learning disabilities is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has views across the Somerset Levels.

The home has been designed for people with learning disabilities and complex behaviour. Equipped with 3 x 1 bedroom apartments, each with their own en-suite shower room/wet rooms.  2 of the apartments share a fully equipped kitchen and 1 apartment has its own. The rooms have been thoughtfully equipped with electronic blinds housed inside double glazed units. The home went through an extensive refurbishment in 2016, allowing for an increase in the number of residents supported at the home.

Upstairs there are further bedrooms which have ensuite facilities and a bathroom.  These bedrooms can be used as guest rooms so friends and family can come to stay the night.   There is also a substantial basement with plenty of storage space and a well-equipped laundry. 

The home has been fully fitted out with comfortable, durable, safe furniture. The building is insulated to a high standard and uses an underfloor heating system. 

The Lodge is perfectly configured to allow our residents to retain some independence within each self-contained unit.  Each resident to The Lodge has their own individualised care and support plan, tailored to their specific needs and are supported to how they wish to live.   Activities are arranged and organised on a daily basis, in line with our resident’s individual preferences, these activities are then facilitated by each resident’s own personal core team.   

At the rear of the house is a secluded private garden with a large lawn, patio area, and summer house and a wildlife area. There is ample parking to the front of the property.  Along from The Lodge and within the same grounds is Immacolata House Dementia Nursing Home.  Facilities within the home include a petting farm, which is used and enjoyed by the residents of The Lodge.  The farm is home to a number of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, goats and alpacas. 

When coming to your new home we encourage you to bring the little things that matter to you; the things that make a place a home.

Tracey Vickery

Care Home Manager

Tracey joined Notaro Care Homes in 2008 as registered manager for The Lodge. Her career in the care sector started over 8 years ago and she has been working as a registered manager for the past 4 ½.  Tracey’s expertise lies in working with individuals living with learning disabilities and autism.   What Tracey loves most about being a registered manager, is being able to make a difference to a person’s life.  Enabling them to make informed decisions about how they wish to live and helping them to retain has much independence as physically and emotionally possible.

In her spare time Tracey loves nothing more than indulging in a few hours of reading. More recently she has become interested in art and crafts, something that she transfers into her working life.

Please feel free to contact Tracey directly at tracey@notarohomes.co.uk

Independant Reviews

The following 'Independent Reviews' are taken from carehome.co.uk