Ritson Lodge Care Home

Lowestoft Road, Hopton-on-Sea, NR31 9AH  Map View

Ritson Lodge Care Home in Great Yarmouth

Ritson Lodge Care Home has been specifically designed to provide high quality residential and nursing care to older people, including those living with dementia. Alongside this, we also offer respite care and short breaks, which can now be booked up to a year in advance. Our team of qualified and dedicated staff focus on the individual needs of each resident and are committed to providing quality care in a warm and homely environment.

Dementia Care

The home's specialist Memory Lane Community utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.

Our high standards are reflected across all aspects of life at Ritson Lodge, including our hospitality, food and activities services. Our skilled chefs are passionate about providing wonderful food that is both tasty and nutritious, whilst our activities coordinators work hard to build extensive social programmes that are tailored to the interests and needs of those we support.

Ritson Lodge is situated with the picturesque village of Hopton-On-Sea, just a stone’s throw from the beautiful coastline of Norfolk. We welcome visitors at any time, so please feel free pop in and experience what we have to offer for yourself.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Providing great quality care and wellbeing’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.

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Types of care

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.

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Nursing care

Residential care

Dementia care

Respite / Short stay

Enriching the lives of people living with dementia

Click here to read our latest brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support for your loved one.

A-Z Directory of Demential Care

Click here to read our latest brochure 'A-Z Directory of Demential Care' for a useful toolkit for providing good dementia care.

Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon

On-site

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

Accessibility

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

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed

Our Team

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

Holly Woodcock

General Manager

Hello, my name is Holly and I am the General Manager at Ritson Lodge. 

I am very proud to be managing this beautiful care home and working alongside the fantastic team. Together, we are going to make Ritson Lodge the very best care home in Norfolk.

My door is always open to anyone who wants to discuss the wonderful care that we offer here.

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Our staff are like family

Our staff are like family

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Life at Ritson Lodge Care Home

Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable as possible.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & Events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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What people say about us

Ritson Lodge Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Good

09 August 2019

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