Respite Care in Hythe, Kent

Short and long-term respite care conveniently located on Seabrook road in Hythe, Kent.

Plan a respite break with Abbey Lodge Residential Care Home and take comfort in the flexibility and personal service of this highly-rated family-run care home. - Read Testimonials

Respite residents stay for short periods of several weeks, and longer periods of several months or more. This can give families, carers and the elderly person a much needed break, and time to recover. It can serve as a recouperation period following an operation and it can be also used to try out the services of the home with anticipation of a longer-stay in the future.

What to Expect From Our Respite Care?

Whether staying for a short period of respite or a longer period, all residents are offered the same person-centred, high quality care afforded to more permanent residents.

This includes fresh, daily cooked meals, stimulating activities and a comprehensive relatives gateway with a personalised care plan.

However long their stay, your loved one will be made to feel most incredibly welcome, valued and cared for. So that you, and indeed, they, can take the rest and recouperation that's needed.

What's included:

  • 24-hour care
  • All utilities
  • Varied activities programme
  • Laundry service
  • On-site hairdresser
  • All fresh meals, refreshments and snacks (dietry requirements taken into account)
  • Daily newspaper
  • Family gateway software

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum stay for respite care?

The minimum stay is 10 days.

Are residents assessed before arriving?

Yes, as a home that pride's itself on personalised care this assessment is extremely important to both our carers and the experience provided to the elderly person. An assessment will be arranged with you so that we can determine exactly what your needs and preferences are.

Can Friends and Family visit?

Abbey Lodge does allow visitors however this is restricted during the period of COVID-19. Abbey Lodge takes the health and safety of all residents extremely seriously and this is of upmost priority at all times.

How large is the home?

The home is small-medium sized with 23 bedrooms, 21 of which are en-suite and two that are twin bedrooms. The home has a spacious lounge area which receives plenty of sunlight. And a dedicated dining-room where residents can enjoy freshly prepared meals.

How much does a respite stay cost?

Our fees vary depending on the type of accommodation and length of stay required. Our manager will be able to talk you through the costs involved when you enquire.

How do I book a respite stay?

Firstly you will need to have a conversation with our manager or owner. After an initial discussion they will be able to tell you if Abbey Lodge can provide appropriate care for your loved one. You can do this by calling: 01303 265175 or by filling out our contact page

Would you like to find out more?

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