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Lydfords Care Home

Lydfords Care Home

23 High Street, East Hoathly, Lewes, BN8 6DR
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Residential care
Respite / Short stay
Dementia care
Rikki-Gene Bury
General Manager
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Lydfords Care Home in Lewes

Lydfords Care Home is set in its own grounds with beautiful views of the South Downs. We are found in the centre of the pleasant village of East Hoathly in Lewes, near to Uckfield, and are close to good transport links, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat. At Lydfords, we’ll provide 24-hour residential care and short-term respite stays, with bespoke care plans providing individualised care, treatment and support for each resident.

Lydfords Care Home has been beautifully refurbished to the highest standard, with 36 bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, a reception and café area and spa bathrooms. Our beautifully landscaped gardens allow for residents to have the perfect quiet space to relax with their friends and family. 

The home has an extensive and varied schedule of tailor-made activities for the residents to participate in, should they wish to.

Please give us a call today to discuss your care needs with our dedicated staff and book a visit.

Our 'Paying to live in a care home' guide is designed to try and help you understand more about the funding options available and what to consider when choosing a care home.
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Types of care

Celebrating life, individuality and dignity is all part of the Barchester philosophy, so the care we provide is designed around these values. We understand that each person has individual needs, so our staff are trained to deliver bespoke, person-centred care to those we support.

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Residential care

Respite / Short stay

Dementia care

Read our brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support.
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Wi-fi available

En-suite rooms

Step-free access

Hairdressing salon


Access to kitchen facilities
Choice of lounges
Nutritious & delicious menus
Activity classes


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


En-suite toilet
En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Rikki-Gene Bury

General Manager

Hi, my name is Rikki, and I’m the Manager of Lydfords Care Home. Welcome to our website!

My team and I strive to deliver a high standard of person-centred, holistic care here at Lydfords, which we are fortunate to do in such beautiful surroundings. 
My team and l have our residents at the heart of everything we do, creating a warm, safe and friendly environment for residents to fulfill their lives.

I look forward to welcoming you to our home, for a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake.

our staff

Our staff are like family

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll have more than just a career – you’ll have a family.

Our people

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation distributes over £150,000 per year to individuals and small community groups/charities across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Life at Lydfords Care Home

Striving for the highest possible quality care at our home is at the centre of everything we do, and helping residents to maintain their independence, dignity and individuality for as long as possible is an important goal for all who work here. Personal needs and desires are always taken into consideration, so that we can deliver the best quality bespoke care to everyone we support.

Food & Nutrition


Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & Events


Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can&apost be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilities


Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us


Lydfords Care Home in Lewes

CQC Overall rating


21 July 2023

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Your next steps to finding care

Our team are here to help you when you are ready to talk about the care and support you need. Please call our team to arrange a visit and come and take a look around our home.

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Call our team for more information about our care home and to arrange a visit. Phone lines are open 8am-8pm

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We'll be happy to answer your questions about the next steps for moving into our care home. Send us a message online

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Our fees and contract

We want to be as transparent as possible about how we charge for the different services we provide as well as what's included in our contract.

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