Chalfont Lodge Care Home in Buckinghamshire

Chalfont Lodge is a purpose-built home that provides residential and nursing care for older people, as well as people with neurological conditions, physical disabilities, and those living with dementia. Our highly qualified and compassionate staff are committed to ensuring that the people we support enjoy life as much as they can. The home has lovely gardens and offers a wide range of activities, including music therapy.

Treatments are patient and goal-centred, aiming to manage the needs of each resident holistically. We use a wide range of modalities, including exercise therapy, hydrotherapy, rebound therapy and physiotherapy, to achieve the maximal benefits.

Our dedicated Memory Lane Community provides specialist care for those with dementia in a homely yet secure environment. We are proud to be one of the first homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 Dementia Care Programme, reflecting the enhanced quality of care and improved quality of life experienced by residents here at Chalfont Lodge.

Our home is conveniently located in the small village of Chalfont St Peter, close to Gerrard Cross, with excellent public transport links. We welcome visitors at any time, so please feel free to drop in or call up to discuss how we may best suit your needs.

Life at Chalfont Lodge Care Centre

Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

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Our team

Here at Chalfont Lodge we are privileged to have a group of staff who are all actively involved whenever a new resident moves into our home; for example our maintenance team will help in getting the room ready prior to admission and will liaise with the residents and staff in helping personalise rooms by putting up pictures and rearranging the furniture when required.

Through Barchester’s unique care approach, Chalfont Lodge’s Lifestyle Coordinators play a key role in our admission process by meeting with each resident and/or their next of kin to discuss lifestyle choices.

Each member of staff at the home is committed to providing the highest standard of care and ensuring that each resident’s day is comfortable and happy. The team puts those we support at the centre of all our working daily activities.

It doesn’t matter what team or department we work in at Chalfont Lodge, we are ultimately all only here to support residents in our care. The backbone of our home is our care staff who work tirelessly to make sure each resident feels cared for and supported while they are here; it doesn’t matter if a person stays for a week or for 10 years, every resident is special to us and it is our pleasure to look after them.

Chalfont Lodge Care Home in Buckinghamshire

Wayne Hughes

Acting General Manager

My name is Wayne Hughes and I am the Acting General Manager here at Chalfont Lodge.

I have been in the care sector since I finished university and have worked in many varied roles in home care and nursing care. I began work in the caring profession as a domiciliary carer to support me whilst I was in university; I soon discovered that I really enjoyed the work and being able to make people's lives more comfortable and enjoyable gave me a sense of pride.

After leaving university, I was asked to work as a care coordinator in the local home care branch and I rapidly worked my way up the various levels of management and was soon a branch manager of a home care agency. After spending many years managing home care agencies, I felt it was time for a change, and decided to focus on managing residential and nursing homes.

My first posting was at a small 19 bedded residential home in Harrow, where I worked as a deputy manager for the home. I enjoyed the work very much and, once the home's manager was promoted, I became the registered manager of this home at a relatively young age.

Since my first posting in a care home, I have managed a number of establishments in various organisations. I have taken time to cultivate my Continuous Professional Development and, along with mandatory training requirements, I have an NVQ Level 4 in Business Management and a Leadership & Management in Care Level 4.

I have found working at Barchester rewarding and I acknowledge the investment they put into their staff and care homes that ensures the best possible care can be provided.

I am a keen cyclist, breed budgies and currently also have 3 ferrets (Rocky, Flipsy and Squeak).

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Our care

Choosing the right care home for a loved one can be a difficult and overwhelming experience, especially when one is less prepared for this eventuality and is unsure of the type of care that is required. Here at Chalfont Lodge, we offer a number of unique care options within our home; we specialise in caring for people with a variety of complex needs, including a range of neurological conditions, acquired brain injuries and frail older people. We also have a dedicated Memory Lane community that supports people living with dementia, and we provide care for younger people with physical disabilities.

There are strong links with local multi-disciplinary services, including orthotics, wheelchair, and SALT. We specialise in 24 hour postural management of complex disabilities and specialist seating, and run regular consultant and specialist, nurse-run review clinics.

Treatments are residents and relative goal-centred and aim to manage the resident holistically. We use a wide range of modalities, such as exercise therapy, music therapy and physiotherapy (provided by our in-house physiotherapy team) to achieve personal benefits for those we support.

Types of care

Nursing Care

Nursing care is for people who need a qualified nursing care team available to them 24 hours a day.

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Dementia Care

Our highly skilled team of dementia experts work hard to ensure the highest quality of care, based on the latest research.

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Respite Care & Short Breaks

Whether you care for a relative or are in need of care yourself, taking a break from your usual routine can do the world of good.

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  • Wi-fi available
  • Sky TV
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Bar/café
  • Conservatory


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training


  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
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