Sherwood Lodge Care Home in Fulwood, Preston

Sherwood Lodge offers high quality residential care for older people within a charming, purpose-built property. Our team of highly trained and professional staff are passionate about providing the best possible care through bespoke plans that are as unique as you are. Alongside this, we also offer short-term and respite care with a rehabilitative focus where it is helpful.

Ensuring the residents who live with us at Sherwood Lodge remain as active as possible is of huge importance. Our activities coordinators work hard to arrange a variety of activities to stimulate and catch the imagination of those we support. All the activities are based on the interests, needs and desires of residents.

The home is set within 2.5 acres of landscaped grounds which we share with Sherwood Court, our sister care home. Close to the facilities of Preston but in a quiet area of Fulwood, we’re easily accessible by road and rail, with frequent bus services.

We appreciate that taking the decision to move into a residential care setting can be a daunting experience. We also work alongside a number of third-party organisations that can provide additional information, particularly around funding your long-term care.

Life at Sherwood 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.

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Our team

Here at Sherwood Lodge, each team, from the care and kitchen staff to laundry and maintenance, all play a part in making a new resident feel welcomed when they arrive into our home. Sherwood Lodge is a 'home from home,' concentrating on person-centred care and ensuring that each residents' room and surroundings are made homely. Staff at Sherwood Lodge are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care, ensuring that residents are comfortable and happy here - this is what makes Sherwood Lodge a special place to live.

Sherwood Lodge Care Home - Fulwood, Preston

Charlene Porter

General Manager

Hi, my name is Charlene, and I am the General Manager here at Sherwood Lodge. Welcome to our website!

I started off working in care at the age of 16 and, over the years, I have built up a great deal of knowledge and experience. I am a hands-on manager and dedicated to continuously leading and developing our staff team. I have a passion for delivering a high standard of care within a home from home environment. I am hard working and committed to each resident and their loved ones.

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Our care

Sherwood Lodge provides person-centred residential care. We understanding that each individual has different care requirements and do our best to cater to each of them, promoting independence based on the individual's personal needs. The outcome of our last CQC inspection was that the care provided is 'good'.

Types of care

Residential Care

Our residential care is ideal for frail older people that would benefit from additional care and support, but without the need for specialist nursing or dementia care.

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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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Amazing Food

Nothing short of great food is prepared and served in our homes

Our approach to food and nutrition


  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Night bite menu


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Laundry


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Lift


  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system
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New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

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Sherwood Way Fulwood Preston PR2 9GA Get directions