Exciting Developments for 2018

2018 will be a year of significant investment into Avon Lee Lodge as we gear the service up for the next decade. Much of this will involve the implementation of new technologies and of course the building of our close care units. However there are areas that we have identified for refurbishment and improvement; we…

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Young and Old enjoy our Intergenerational Tea Party

Young and Old enjoy our Intergenerational Tea Party

Here at Avon Lee Lodge residential care home in Christchurch we have just hosted our first ‘Intergenerational tea party’. The party was a huge success benefiting our elderly residents as well as infants from the local nursery. This is the first in a planned series of events between Avon Lee Lodge and Burton Day nursery….

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Introducing our new Pastoral Carer Michelle

Introducing our new Pastoral Carer Michelle

We are delighted to announce the latest addition to our care team here at Avon Lee Lodge – our new ‘pastoral carer’ Michelle. ‘Pastoral care’ in it’s modern sense is very much promoted here at Avon Lee Lodge. We have taken from it’s role in the independent education sector where it can best be defined as…

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Stunning New Care Facilities Unveiled

Stunning New Care Facilities Unveiled

Following a meeting with our architects – Aspire , I am very excited to reveal the finished look of our close care pods that are due for completion in 2016. I think the units look absolutely stunning and will be a fantastic facility not only for their future occupants and the home but for the Christchurch area…

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Council Gives the Green Light for ‘Close Care’ Units

Council Gives the Green Light for ‘Close Care’ Units

We are delighted to announce that Christchurch Council has given Avon Lee Lodge the go ahead to build three close care ‘pods’ within our existing grounds. Modern in style and with views of both our gardens and neighbouring paddocks. Not only will the units have strong visual appeal but more practically they will enhance the…

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Investors in People

Investors in People

We are proud to announce our Investors in People accreditation. Launched in 1991, Investors in People is the UK’s leading people management standard. It specialises in transforming business performance through People. Over a third of the UK’s workforce uses Investors in People today, and employers do so because they see a number of real business…

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CareHome.co.uk Testimonial

We’d like to share with you a recent recommendation we received via the website www.carehome.co.uk.  “My father had been a resident at Avon Lee for 5 years. As he became more frail the staff often went ‘the extra mile’ to keep his spirits up and to help him maintain his independence. During his ‘final week’…

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Only Organic

Only Organic

Owls Barn In light of the recent horsemeat contamination scandal I felt it necessary to reassure you that we do not use processed foods at all here at Avon Lee Lodge. All of our meat is locally sourced through Owls Barn in Sopley, the provenance of which can be readily traced. They use traditional farming…

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