All of the bedrooms at Castle Lodge are single rooms with en-suite facilities. There is a 5 bedded female ward and a 10 bedded men’s ward.
The female ward has a lounge area which incorporates a dining area also. The men’s ward also has a lounge area with a separate dining room. Both wards have free access to the through the patio doors into gardens.
Activities are carried in the gardens, lounges, bedrooms, sensory room and internal garden lounge area, offering group and independent meaningful and person centered activities with our patients. There is a ‘life skills’ kitchen, enabling individuals to gain or regain skills in preparation for independent living in both the male and female dining rooms. There are separate male and female garden areas designed for individuals to engage in therapeutic horticultural activities. Both gardens have seating areas for patients who wish to eat their meals outside and relax in the sunshine. The service also has an internal garden lounge area which offers space for those patients who enjoy a quiet area and sitting indoors whilst enjoying a relaxing and visual experience with an outdoor and garden feel to it. Castle Lodge also has a sensory room which can be used for meaningful activities and for relaxation. Castle lodge has a weekly activity plan in place which is displayed on both wards and enables the patients, carers and team to see what we have planned to do for the week.