Situated in the beautiful tranquil surroundings of the market town of Hythe in South East Kent, Abbey Lodge aims to make your loved one’s move the right one by providing a homely and caring environment where they can flourish even more than would if they stayed in their own home.

Abbey Lodge has been owned and run by the Bown family for more than 20 years and has gradually refined the way that we believe care should be delivered. We achieve this by taking a person centred approach to each resident and our staff knowing in detail individual needs and personalities to assist your loved oneleading the lives that they wish.

We offer longer-term residential care, respite care and day care. To find out more please call us today to arrange a visit.

why chooseus?

Family Run business

Day-to–day management overseen and run by Elizabeth Bown which allows us to provide excellent quality care in a family orientated and homely care environment.

Ensuite rooms

All but two bedrooms have en-suite toilet with some top floor rooms also having showers. All rooms are fully furnished to a high standard with television points, telephone points and wifi access.

Care Planning

Our approach atAbbey Lodge is to provide care delivery with “paperless”. Residents care plans and notes,all information islogged electronically on an accessible but secure online system. We also moved to a new Electronic medication system in August 2017.

Garden area

We believe in tranquillity and peace for our residents and our garden area provides a quiet area for our residents to sit and enjoy their time.

Types of care


Abbey Lodge is both a home and family. With long term placements we aim to provide a home for residents but tailor the long-term care to their individual needs to give the most fulfilling life as possible.


Respite care provides all of the benefits the home can offer for a temporary period of time whether it’s for convalesce or a taste of residential care for the first time.

Day care

Providing meals and the comfortable surroundings of the home, Day Care offers your loved one the enjoyment of something different to their normal daily routine.