About Fitzwilliam Lodge
Fitzwilliam Lodge supports up to 16 people with enduring mental health problems and learning disabilities. We have 3 spacious flats, all of which boast their own kitchen, personal wetroom with shower and spacious living area.
Fitzwilliam Lodge also has 13 large bedrooms, all of which have wash hand basin facilities within. There are 2 large wetrooms with WC’s shared amongst the bedrooms and then a bathroom containing a specialist adjustable electric bath, catering to all needs enabling independence within this area. Within Fitzwilliam Lodge there are 2 spacious fully functioning kitchens accessible to all individuals at all times, promoting independence and choice within this area.
Our approach to support:
At Fizwilliam Lodge, we use the person centred approach, ensuring each care plan reflects on the individual's needs making sure these are satisfied. Individuals are encouraged to participate with Positive Behaviour Support plans, to express goals and aspirations. Every possible step is taken to help individuals fulfil their goals to the best of their ability.
Fitzwilliam Lodge has staff who support an individual whatever their choice or level of support they seek, to cook meals independently choosing foods they like. If individuals require additional support at any time, staff are available to cook a healthy balanced meal.
Our team of staff do everything they can to improve the quality of life for every individual supported at Fitzwilliam Lodge.
What it’s like to live here:
Many people have their own network of friends and family outside Fitzwilliam Lodge and go out to see them as they wish.
People supported at Fitzwilliam Lodge are able enjoy many different activities including bike riding, visiting farms and museums, local outings to the cinema, swimming pool, bowling alley, alongside fishing trips, meals out and shopping. Staff also plan trips to local discos that can facilitate our needs.
An external arts and crafts group visits each week and there are lots of other activities at Fitzwilliam Lodge including baking, bingo, quizzes, darts, dominoes and board games.
Fitzwilliam Lodge is ideally situated near a large shopping centre and a local leisure centre just 5 minutes away by bus. We are only 10 minutes from some beautiful nature reserves; Greasborough Damns, Thrybergh Countrypark Reservoir and some lovely canal walks.
“It’s lovely here - the warmth, it’s like one big family. Staff are so selfless and dedicated, and it shows.” - Relative of Individual supported by Fitzwilliam Lodge