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Forest Lodge

★★☆☆Requires improvement

Location and contact details

Horney Common, Nutley, Uckfield, TN22 4EA

Forest Lodge is a beautiful Edwardian country home in the historic village of Nutley, near East Grinstead.

The home is set in eight acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and is surrounded by Ashdown Forest where wild deer and other creatures can be seen daily.

Forest Lodge offers highly-skilled nursing care for older people with dementia or Alzheimer's along with reminiscence therapy, physiotherapy and both short and long-term respite care.

Forest Lodge has specially built secure and enclosed sensory gardens. The home's nurses and carers support each individual with a person-centred plan and look for opportunities to build each individual's strengths and abilities.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Lissy Parekkattil Verghese
Registration Date: 31 October 2014
Last CQC inspection: 24 May 2018
Local Authority: East Sussex
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 73

CQC Rating for Forest Lodge

Where this care home can improve
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 5 February 2019.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Forest Lodge

Residential - Your Room

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Residential - health and lifestyle

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