Welcome to Harrogate Lodge Care Home
You'll find Harrogate Lodge in Chapel Allerton, a cosmopolitan suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshre.
Here we provide different levels of care to suit a range of needs, from residential care to nursing and palliative care.
Our team of registered nurses, senior care assistants and well trained care assistants is supported by GPs, a chiropodist, an optician, tissue-viability nurses, and district nurses.
We're close to shopping amenities, street cafes, and Roundhay Park with its lake and Tropical World. There are large gardens around the home with a patio area for people to enjoy the fresh air.
All bedrooms are en-suites, decorated to a high standard and have 24-hour nurse-call systems; some enjoy views over the gardens. We love residents to personalise these spaces to make them more homely.
Life at Harrogate Lodge Care Home
Our dedicated activity coordinator ensures each person staying here has something stimulating and enjoyable to look forward to. They promote individual hobbies and interests, and also make sure there are plenty of group activities.
Activities start life in our therapy room, and we have our own hairdressing salon.
We run visits to local places of interest, shopping trips, movie nights and welcome outside entertainers to perform. We also celebrate at least one special seasonal event a month.
Our nutritionally balanced menus are carefully prepared by our chef to ensure each resident enjoys the best combination of nutrition and flavour. We always offer an Afro-Caribbean menu, and other diverse cultural menus can be provided on request.
The care my mother has received has enabled her to enjoy a better quality of life. She is more alert and aware of her surroundings.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing, dressing...
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...
Short-stay care is often called "respite care". It means someone can stay at Harrogate Lodge Care...
End of life / palliative care
It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of Harrogate Lodge Care Home in Leeds. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- All ensuite
- All single rooms
- On site hairdressing
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
- Landscaped gardens
- Flat screen TV in lounge
28 Jan 2016
As the Royal College of Nursing prepares to celebrate their 100th Birthday, they have launched a photography competition in collaboration with the Royal Photographic Society with the aim to show a record of nursing over 100 years.
Two photographs have been submitted for the competition by our Northern Ireland team which can be seen above.
Carol Cousins, Managing Director NI, explains “The first image in the garden was decided on after discussing the difficulties with nurse recruitment. We decided to take a novel approach by supporting the Home Managers and Practice Support Manager to ‘grow their own’ nurses".
“The second image is all about ‘It was not like that in our day’. Growing up our mums talked fondly of nursing and always told us “it wasn’t like that in our day”. Wanting to prove them wrong we decided to follow in their footsteps and now we have a combined total of 122 years’ service to the nursing profession".
"We have to explain new world of nursing – Gary, Infection Control and Clinical Development Nurse, shows his mum modern clinical technology. Rebecca, who is about to commence Adult Nursing with the University of Brighton, demonstrates the ways fob watches have moved with the times and can still be fashionable. Meanwhile Leah models for her mum that nurses can wear trousers”.
The competition is open to RCN members and the public. The collection will be added to the RCN archive with 50 images shortlisted to form an exhibition which will be loaned to various places across the UK.
Entries so far can be seen here.
The competition will close for entries 29th February.
8 Jan 2016
Woodside Care Home, managed by Lorraine Dray and her team had to safely evacuate 25 Residents at very short notice. The Four Seasons Family all pitched in to help across the region including 2 Brighterkind homes, resulting in all 25 residents safely being transferred to other homes by the end of the evening.
The Local Authority and the Police have both commented today on how impressed they were with all the team involved for their outstanding performance in the face of unprecedented severe weather. During this time the team on duty, off duty and members of the public were all helping to try and collect and prepare sandbags, and then trying to get these back to the home through Aberdeen City which itself had ground to a halt due to severe flooding. The team did an amazing job and as a result there has been no damage to the home overnight.
The Meadows Care Home, managed by Cassie Hersee and her team had an equally stressful past 24 hours. Having been put on High Alert early on Thursday the team were busy preparing the 41 residents for the potential full evacuation of the home. At the same time, the team off duty were busy helping the home by collecting sand bags from local collection points and transporting these back to the home. As afternoon turned to early evening the decision finally came from the Police that they needed to evacuate the home. By far the biggest challenge facing the team was where the residents would go to as the town of Huntly was completely closed off due to all roads in and out being blocked and unpassable due to flooding. The local hospital had no room and due to the evacuation earlier of a sheltered housing complex there was no room at the local hall.
Eventually there was space found at a community centre for 15 residents. The remaining residents were moved into a unit at the care home that was less likely to flood. Later that night the Police and the care home team agreed that the residents who had moved to the community centre may be better returning to the home as the risk of flooding was beginning to recede. So with everyone back again, for the rest of the night the full 41 residents shared a single unit but were well looked after by the whole team.
John Kirk, Managing Director (Scotland), told us “I want to say a massive thank you to Sylvia Nicoll, Regional Manager and everyone who assisted with this across Team Grampian yesterday and today. Team members who were on days off, the public, the support team and to the other members of Team Scotland who all offered their support with any potential clean up. A fantastic show of teamwork, care and compassion to our residents and I am extremely grateful to have them as part of my team”.
23 Sep 2015
The team at Harrogate Lodge Care Home in Leeds recently made a special wish come true for a resident. Garry Clements has been a resident at Harrogate Lodge for a number of years and has built strong relationships with the team. It was his dream to see his Grand Daughter get married – this was all made possible by the kindness and dedication of two care assistants.
Towards the end of 2014, Garry was given just days to live but the team helped him on his road to recovery. With his health problems, Garry never thought it would be possible for him to attend his Grand Daughter, Deborah’s wedding. However, senior care assistants - Roz Studholme and Eilidh Murdoch, made it their mission to ensure Garry was able to attend the ceremony and surprise all the guests with his special appearance.
Sure enough, Roz and Eilidh accompanied Garry to the ceremony which was held late August 2015, where he was able to share the heart-warming moment his Grand Daughter tied the knot. “It was a huge surprise for everyone to see Garry there waiting for Deborah to arrive” Audrey, Garry’s wife told us, “It was a day of happiness and emotion. Garry smiled the whole time; it was as if he knew how special the day was”.
Both Roz and Eilidh said, “The day will go down as one of the most memorable for us. I felt like I was doing something really worthwhile. It was very emotional – to see the smile on Audrey’s face was priceless”.
Sue Green, Home Manager, explained “This is what it’s all about – everything we do is to improve our residents’ lives. So many members of our team go above and beyond the call of duty; I am really proud to have both Roz and Eilidh as part of our wonderful team at Harrogate Lodge. When we saw the photographs from the day, we all needed a box of tissues! It was such a lovely gesture”.
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Contact our home
If you'd like to arrange a visit to Harrogate Lodge Care Home in Leeds, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.
Care home manager: Sue Green
25 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD
0113 239 2174