Entertaining and pampering residents at our Nursing Home West Sussex

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The entertainment and happiness of our residents is of the utmost importance to all of us involved in the operation of County Lodge nursing home in West Sussex. As a result, the home offers an engaging and varied programme of activities each day, with the most popular being; physiotherapy, pampering, entertainment and afternoon tea and games. You can rest assured that your loved one will be in great hands, and kept busy when they want to be.

As a West Sussex nursing home with a maximum number of 26 residents we can take a more personal approach when deciding which type of entertainment is offered, when activities are provided and whom they would best suit.

Regular fitness and physiotherapist sessions

Regardless of whether or not a resident has received physiotherapy previously, we make it available to all staying at Country Lodge as their health and wellbeing is at the forefront of our priorities.

Stimulating regular movement, however small, is in our opinion, very important and a number of residents and their relatives have thanked us for providing regular exercise sessions. The tailored sessions at Country Lodge are carefully planned to help maintain and often improve the movement, balance, strength and coordination of our residents.

We find that residents who get involved regularly also benefit from;

  • Improved confidence
  • Reduced risk of future joint issues
  • Improved blood pressure
  • Increased strength

Both our friendly and knowledgeable physio, Dan and our experienced exercise therapist Sharon, visit Country Lodge on a weekly basis and get to know our residents and their needs very well.

Regular pampering

Pampering is important for a lot of our residents and actually proves to be very therapeutic and calming whilst improving their sense of wellbeing. We recognise that personal care and contact is vital for the elderly, so whether it’s just for a chat with our hairdresser Adele or a chance to feel extra fabulous every so often, we love seeing how happy people are after a pampering session.

Pampering at our nursing home West Sussex includes;

  • Hairdressing from full perms to trims and styling
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Hand and arm massage
  • Luxury bath with aromatherapy and jacuzzi

All year round entertainment

We don’t just leave our entertainment for the much enjoyed annual family Garden Party and the ever-popular Christmas Punch & Carols.  At our nursing home West Sussex, we keep our residents entertained all year round –with a special treat on birthdays when Chris and Pauline pull out all the stops to bake fabulous birthday cakes – there’s always an excuse for more cake!

Aside from the bigger events mentioned above, our residents’ favourite activities include:-

  • The ‘Country Lodge Quiz’ hosted by  Dolores and often includes visiting friends and relations
  • Bingo, Scrabble and other games with Nikki in the lounge or outside in the garden.
  • Theatrical shows throughout the year.
  • Music and singing by various local entertainers and musicians.
  • Talks and discussions on different subjects with Penny from Creative Talks.

You can read more about our activities and what we get up to in the home on our blog here.

Visit Country Lodge

If you are looking for a nursing home West Sussex for a family member or friend, then we have a variety of beautifully furnished and fully equipped rooms for you to view.

You can also read feedback from the residents’ family and friends on our website here, or here via carehome.co.uk.

Our manager and her staff are always happy to have a chat with you and show you around the home. We understand choosing a home can be a daunting process for both you and the potential resident, so we aim to make the process as stress-free, enjoyable and simple as possible.

Call 01903 830600 Option 1 or email us at manager@countrylodgenursing.co.uk. We look forward to your visit.