We understand that finding a suitable care home for your loved one can be a difficult and emotional time. You want to ensure the best quality of elderly care, as well as it being easily accessible for you to visit. If you find yourself looking for care homes in Littlehampton or the surrounding areas such as Ferring, East Preston & Rustington, have you considered Country Lodge?
If you’re searching for your first care home, or are looking to move from one care home to another, Country Lodge could be an excellent choice. In this article, we cover the benefits of care homes in Littlehampton, as well as how you can arrange a visit around Country Lodge.
Facts about our surrounding areas
The towns and villages that surround Country Lodge are all unique and stunning in their own right.
All of these nearby towns are located to the west of Worthing and are all just a short drive away from us. Similar to Worthing, Littlehampton, Ferring, East Preston and Rustington are all popular seaside towns in West Sussex. Despite them being only small, they’re still very lively towns filled with many beautiful features and plenty of history. There is the old Sussex port in Littlehampton that sits on the River Arun, the Commonwealth war grave that is situated in Ferring, and the WW1 American air base in Rustington.
Our nearby towns and villages all provide excellent transport routes. If you’re driving, you’re only a few minutes away from the A27 dual carriageway, which easily connects various popular locations around the UK, like Brighton, Portsmouth and London. Or if you’d prefer to commute via train, there are many stations in and around Littlehampton and Worthing that connect, or that can take you further afield.
What is there to do nearby?
If you already live close to Littlehampton and the surrounding towns, or your loved one is currently in a care home there, you’ll probably be aware of all the festivities, events and attractions that are available throughout the year. These include;
- Exploring the cultural history of the town which dates as far back as Romano-British times!
- Enjoying lunch in the RIBA Award-winning East Beach Cafe.
- The East Preston festival that takes place every May for 10 days, which has been running since 1981!
- Although you’ve missed it this year, every June the seafront hosts ‘Armed Forces Day’ in aid of the Royal British Legion with parades, guest performers and free activities for locals and tourists.
- Experience the Littlehampton bonfire night which features a torchlit parade and imaginative costumes.
- Spend the day shopping in the mix of independent and chain stores.
- On the West Beach, over the other side of the river, you’ll find a large expanse of green space and Harbour Park which offers rides and amusements.
Read our article ‘Why Worthing is Worth it’ here.
Why choose Country Lodge when looking for nearby care homes?
Whether you’re looking to move an elderly person from their current care home, or you’re simply trying to find a good place to start, why don’t you consider Country Lodge nursing home in West Sussex?
Located only a short distance away from Littlehampton, Ferring, East Preston & Rustington, Country Lodge offers high-quality elderly care for your loved one.
Valuable care and safety
Moving into a new care home can be a big change, even if your loved one has been in one previously. They will have to settle into a new environment, with different people. However, at Country Lodge we put a lot of effort into ensuring that the process is as stress-free as possible.
You can rest assured knowing your loved one is in safe hands as there is always at least one trained Nurse on duty 24 hours a day. Whatever level of care your loved one needs to feel comfortable, the team at Country Lodge will do their best to meet every expectation.
Read our article which covers how to easily move from one care home to another here.
Taking part in activities is a very important aspect of elderly care. We have a varied programme of activities which include musical entertainment from local musicians and groups, games and quizzes, arts and crafts, and much more. We often have day trips outside of the home to visit the surrounding towns such as Littlehampton.
Beautiful residential rooms
There are various options of accommodation, which means you have the choice of a beautiful room within the main house or a garden room in our new wing with stunning views overlooking the South Downs. Most of our rooms have en-suite bathrooms.
When you arrive at Country Lodge, you will be shown to your room by one of our friendly care staff who will help you arrange your belongings and introduce you to the staff on duty. We encourage our residents to fill their rooms with their own belongings and memories to make a more personalised and comfortable environment.
We don’t have any restrictions on visiting hours, which means family are welcome anytime to keep your loved one company. Our chef and kitchen staff are very obliging, so if you’d prefer you can even join us for a meal – or at least a slice of homemade cake that’s made fresh everyday!
“Country Lodge is a lovely nursing home providing excellent care and support to residents with many variable needs and also their families if necessary. The atmosphere at the lodge is always friendly, warm and welcoming. There are new owners at Country Lodge and they seem to be embracing the challenge of continuing in the same most caring way providing a wonderful service of later life care.” – Niece of a resident
Get to know Country Lodge
We understand that moving care homes or finding a new one can be a big change, but we’re here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about living at our care home, or about care homes in Littlehampton and the surrounding areas in general, please get in contact with our team.
Visiting us in person is a great opportunity to speak to the nurses and staff on duty, and also gives you and your loved one the chance to chat with some of the residents who already live here. At the same time, we can give you a tour of our home and beautiful gardens. Just email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 01903 830600 (Option 1) to start your care home journey.