Hednesford care home, Littleton Lodge, has been named a finalist in care home provider, Ideal Carehomes’, annual Gardens in Bloom competition.
Gardens in Bloom aims to engage Ideal Carehomes’ teams, residents and the local community in creating wonderful outside spaces for everyone to enjoy.
Littleton Lodge was shortlisted as a finalist for the West Midlands by the Gardens in Bloom judges, who were impressed by the hand-painted decorations, the flower arch above the front door and a Jubilee themed flower bed.
Ilze Careless, Ideal Carehomes’ Regional Director and Gardens in Bloom judge in West Midlands, said, ‘Walking around the gardens at Littleton Lodge, it’s clear that the residents and staff have taken great care in keeping the grounds pristine.’
‘The hand-painted stones and bird boxes have given the garden a very personal touch, and the artificial flower arch framing the front door is absolutely stunning. Littleton Lodge have done a fabulous job in creating a beautiful outdoor area with unique features.’
88-year-old resident, Shelia Curwell, said ‘I think it’s beautiful to incorporate the Queen’s Jubilee in our garden, and I really enjoyed painting the benches’
Alex Ragusa, the Care Manager at Littleton Lodge, said the garden in ‘the perfect place to spend time with loved ones.’ He continued,
‘It’s extremely important to us that our residents make the decisions when it comes to implementing new features in our care home. With some help from our staff, they’ve done a fantastic job in designing an outside space that everyone can enjoy – we couldn’t be prouder!’
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Littleton Lodge is a residential and dementia care home operated by Ideal Carehomes. With 66 ensuite bedrooms, attractive décor and freely accessible gardens, Littleton Lodge is proud to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible.