Sherwood Lodge Care Home

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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.

Types of 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'.

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Residential Care

Respite / Short Stay


  • 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

Our Team

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

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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George Appleton-Carroll

Deputy Manager

I have worked in the care sector for many years, and started my career as a cleaner. Over the years, I have completed numerous training courses and have had varied roles, constantly striving for an excellent standard of care. I am passionate about ensuring that residents here at Sherwood Lodge receive the highest standard of care whilst providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere in their home away from home.

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Tracy Lyons

Head of Care

have worked in care since 2000. I started working nights as a Carer, then I had a ten year break to raise my family. I then went back to work in a home that provided EMI care, before moving on to complete my NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care to become a Senior Carer. 

I am now the Head of Care at Sherwood Lodge, and I have enjoyed working my way up whilst learning about all aspects of the care sector. I will soon be undertaking my NVQ Level 3.

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Flora Brighton

Team Leader

My name is Flora and I have worked in the care sector for many years. I started as a Domiciliary Senior Carer, and I have also been an NVQ Assessor in a health and social care setting. I love working in the care sector, as I love supporting the elderly; they have done their part in our community, so it is time to give something back.

 I joined Sherwood Lodge in 2018 and, already, we are a big family; we're all working towards the highest standards and are dedicated towards delivering the best care we can.

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Robert Frazer

Activities Coordinator

I started my career as a technical illustrator and graphic designer and continued in creative roles for many years. I have worked as a video animator, web designer, exhibition designer and, more recently, in marketing. I am delighted to share my creative past with our Sherwood Lodge residents in our arts and crafts activities.

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Dawn Close

Admin Assistant

I have worked at Sherwood Lodge since 2008 as the Admin Assistant, previously working in the transport industry for many years. I enjoy my role at Sherwood Lodge, as it is varied and rewarding. It gives me lots of pleasure interacting with the residents each day.

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Lee Riley

Head of Maintenance

Hi, my name is Lee and I am the Head of Maintenance here at Sherwood Lodge and also at Sherwood Court. One of the best perks of working in a care environment is that you're helping residents and families and trying to make their lives a little bit easier.  Knowing that you make a difference to their day provides a real sense of achievement.

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Joanne Belmont

Second Chef

My name is Joanne Belmont I am married with two children. I served 13 years in the army as a chef from 1989 to 2002, where I cooked in various locations across the world, as well as at private dinner parties for senior officers in their own homes.

From 2004 to 2018 I worked at Carnforth High School as the school cook, before leaving there in July 2018 to join the team here at Sherwood Lodge.

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Lisa Latus

Senior Carer

I have worked in the care industry for 15 years and during this time I have achieved my level 2 and level 3 certificates in Health & Social Care. I enjoy looking after people, as I find it very rewarding and am very caring by nature.

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Dianne Morton

Senior Carer

My name is Dianne Morton and I am currently a night Senior Carer at Sherwood Lodge. I have been here since 2015 and I have worked in the care sector since 1990.

I have my NVQ level 2 & 3, in addition to my medication and mental health certificates. I love working in the elderly care sector, as I feel I have a lot to give back to older people.

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Michelle Thompson


I have worked for Barchester Healthcare since November 2007. I started work at Sherwood Court Nursing home as the receptionist/administration assistant and then in April 2012 I progressed and became the home administrator at Sherwood Lodge. No two days are ever the same in my job and I enjoy it very much. I don't see it as coming in to work, I am going In to someone's home (our residents) and we must respect that. My role is to support the General Manger by maintaining the administration and financial systems.

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Martin Soothill

Head Chef

After working in the industry for over 35 years I have gained vast knowledge and experience through the NHS charity and independent sectors. I have held various roles in catering, management and projects.  I am very excited to join the team here at Sherwood Lodge, and look forward to working with my team and the residents to ensure the dishes prepared at the home are of the highest quality.

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Bridget Lawrenson

Head Housekeeper

I have worked at Sherwood Lodge since 2010 and I started off as a care assistant, and I am now the Head Housekeeper. Previously to my role at Sherwood Lodge I worked in the community as a support worker. I have two daughters a son and two granddaughters.

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.

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


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 & Facilties

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

Sherwood Lodge Care Home

CQC Overall rating


06 November 2018

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