Gallimore Lodge is specialist residential service for people with severe learning and physical disabilities in the Grays area of Essex.
The scheme consists of an eight bedroom bungalow and is wheelchair accessible, it has two wet rooms and two Hi-Lo baths and hoists enabling all customers to have their individual needs met. Gallimore Lodge also has some shared facilities including a sensory room and beauty room and staff at the scheme organise activities such as art and craft sessions for customers.
We support customers with all of their day to day support needs such as personal care or accessing the community and can also manage medication and nutrition.
We also work closely with external professionals such as GPs, dieticians, speech and language therapists to make sure that customer have all the support they need to remain as independent as possible.
The service provides 24 hour support and a team of skilled support workers on-site. Every customer has a support and care plan that reflects their needs and aspirations. Staff regularly review these plans with you to ensure that they still reflect the needs that are important to you.
Our focus is on providing a person centered service ensuring you are treated as an individual and your nursing needs do not overshadow your choices and personality.
Visitors are always welcome and we have no restrictions on time or length of visits.
We accept referrals from hospitals as well as self referrals. Referrals are usually made by phone.
Following the referral, an assessment will be carried out to determine if the home can meet the needs of the individual.