Benefits of choosing nursing homes in West Sussex – why Worthing is worth it.

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Nursing Home in West Sussex | County Lodge

Worthing is a traditional seaside town located on the West Sussex coast in the United Kingdom. Famously known for its ‘hidden delights’, Worthing is full of surprises waiting to be explored. The wide seafront is a great place for family walks and the picturesque beaches are the perfect spot for picnics. The town also makes an excellent base from which to explore wider Sussex when visiting your loved one.

Country Lodge believes that having a nursing home located in West Sussex has not only a positive impact on its residents but also the families of the loved one. In this article, we outline some of the benefits of choosing nursing homes in West Sussex.

Worthing’s stunning location

There is nothing more wonderful than waking up to the sounds of our rural companions – the birds. Our nursing home in West Sussex is lucky enough to be close to The South Downs, a newly designated National Park that runs from Winchester to Eastbourne. With views of the South Downs from our nursing home in West Sussex, the wildlife we see is ever-changing, and for many of our residents, sitting and listening to the birds or watching horses in the neighbouring fields is one of their favourite activities. To have an idea of how stunning our gardens are, you can see photos on our gallery here >>

We are so lucky to have these lovely gardens with their beautifully appointed garden rooms at our nursing home in West Sussex. The gardens and window boxes are all maintained by our brilliant gardener, Paula, who makes sure there is something for our residents to look at all year round. Even in winter, it’s a pleasure to look out on the gardens and in warmer weather, our residents like to go for a stroll around the grounds or enjoy lunch on the lawn on balmy summer days.

Country Lodge is closely located to Worthing beach, which has been recognised as one of the best in the country after winning the coveted Seaside Award for the second year running in 2018. The honour recognises and rewards beaches that achieve the highest standards of beach management and required standards for water quality. We love to give our residents the chance to explore Worthing beach, to breath in the fresh sea air, along with the opportunity to enjoy a portion of fish and chips and an ice cream. Check out our news page for more updates on our day trips >>

We are well connected

We understand that sometimes it can be hard to put your loved one in a nursing home that’s located far away from where you live. However, our nursing home in West Sussex is very well connected for all types of transport meaning you don’t have to worry about the travel arrangements as there are several options.

The borough of Worthing features five main railway stations which are all managed and operated by the Southern train operating company. Travelling couldn’t be easier as the train stations are easily accessible from most surrounding locations, for example, Worthing is located just a 90-minute train journey from London Victoria station or 20 minutes from Brighton. This makes it incredibly easy to hop on a train for a day trip to visit your loved one at Country Lodge. The nearest train station to Country lodge is ‘Durrington-on-Sea railway station’ which is in Goring, a suburb of Worthing in the county of West Sussex. Alternatively, the home is just off the main arterial A27 where it meets the A24 both of which are dual carriageways.

Friends and relatives are always welcome and may visit us here at Country Lodge Nursing Home at any time. We are very happy to include visitors for lunch or a cup of tea – and our excellent chef and kitchen staff always ensure that a homemade cake is on offer!

The local attractions

There’s an unlimited amount of activities that are available in and around Worthing. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Worthing is full of quirky and traditional restaurants and cafes, to ensure that there’s something suitable for everyone! Whether you enjoy locally produced food, freshly caught fish, ground roasted coffee, or a vegan afternoon tea, we guarantee you’ll find something to tickle your taste buds – Our latest restaurant to open is ‘Pitch’ the brainchild of 2018 Masterchef Champion Kenny Tutt!
  • Step back in time and discover Worthing’s local history at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery. Learn more here >>
  • Explore Worthing to uncover a broad mix of renowned artists, jazzy open studios and galleries including converted beach huts for Artists’ Studios. We have had our fair share of artists in our own nursing home, but nothing can compare to the talent shown by the artists of Worthing who hold their own open houses every year.
  • As we mentioned above, Worthing’s award-winning beaches are the perfect place for a family day out and a trip to the beach is a popular outing for our residents in the summer months.
  • Pedestrianised streets make shopping in the town centre an easy, relaxed affair – with dozens of high-quality shops and boutiques.

Theatre and Music

Worthing is always buzzing with live music in the evenings as many of the local restaurants and cafes transform into live music venues. Talented musicians show off their talents to the public and we bet you didn’t know that Worthing is the hometown of English indie rock band, The Ordinary Boys? For the more traditionally minded, Worthing has its own highly regarded Worthing Philarmonic Orchestra. Worthing has two theatres, the Pavillion and the Connaught, an Assembly Hall for functions and a large cinema.

Music at our Home

At Country Lodge, our residents are lucky enough to experience some of the music in the comfort of our home! We regularly have visits from local musicians who pop in to showcase some of their talents for our residents. One of the most recent being local pianist Lucy Goldberg who popped in to play to our residents. We also enjoy performances by the wonderful Tickled Pink Productions.Tim West, a well-established local folk musician, guitarist and member of the award-winning acapella group Vocal Fusion plays here every fortnight. His’ Music and Reminiscence’ session is particularly wonderful for getting residents to join in. The music is always well received from our residents who find it soothing. If you want to find out some of the other artists who have visited us, check out our news page here>>

Come and visit Worthing and discover nursing homes in West Sussex

Do you think Worthing is worth it? We believe this fun-filled town bursting with family activities and stunning seaside views makes the perfect location for a nursing home for your loved one. And, we’re not the only ones who think this, check out of reviews on care home review site here >>

If you’re looking for nursing homes in West Sussex why don’t you come to Country Lodge for a viewing? Viewings are a great way to get a feel of the nursing home as well as giving you a chance to meet the staff and nurses that will be on duty. You will have plenty of chances to ask any questions about the area that we haven’t mentioned in this article.

Send us an email at manager@countrylodgenursing.co.uk or give us a call on 01903 830600 (Option 1). We look forward to welcoming you to our nursing home in West Sussex.