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White Lodge Care Home in Swindon

White Lodge Care home in Swindon provides 24-hour residential and nursing care as well as personalised dementia care in one of Barchester’s dedicated Memory Lane Communities. Our team of highly skilled and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of residents, with a tailored care plan for each person. Set in the heart of rural Wiltshire with views across landscaped grounds and its own fishing lake, the home was awarded the ‘Best Revival Project’ in the Healthcare Design Awards.

The Memory Lane Community specialises in innovative dementia care, enabling every resident to thrive in an environment designed to stimulate and enrich their lives, whilst giving families peace of mind and security. Our team are experienced in responding to the challenges that dementia presents, at whichever stage of the journey. We are proud to be one of the first care homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 Dementia Care programme, reflecting the high level of dementia care and improved quality of life residents at White Lodge experience.

White Lodge offers a homely environment that is warm and welcoming, with beautiful en-suite bedrooms, ample living areas and spacious gardens. We also have a wide range of daily activities for residents to enjoy, including music therapy, exercise and musical entertainment, as well as trips out in our own minibus. Alongside this, we are proud to have achieved 5-star dining status and our in-house chefs have prepared a varied menu to meet all tastes and dietary requirements.

Why not call us today and arrange a visit to experience our exceptional facilities and services? We look forward to welcoming you into our home!

Types of care

White Lodge offers general nursing care, dementia care and residential care over three floors. Each floor has a Unit Manager who is supported by our Clinical Lead to ensure that all documentation is written professionally and that care needs are met. Our Head Housekeeper and her team keeps the home clean and tidy, as well as being a valuable asset to part of the residents' social interactions. Our Head Chef has recently become a finalist in the Great South West Awards, and consistently provides high quality food for residents to enjoy.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay


  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


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


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


  • 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.

Jessa Avila

General Manager

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

I am a licensed nurse, originally from the Philippines, with an unsurpassed track record in home care experience, both clinical and management. I qualified in the UK in 2013 and achieved my first management post in 2016. Throughout the years, I have worked in different healthcare environments, where I developed a passion for palliative care and supporting people with dementia.

My dedication to excellence has earned me loyalty from residents and outstanding merits from my colleagues. My goal is to be a part of your or a loved one's new journey in life. I commit to making residents feel loved, cared for and safe at White Lodge.

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Marius Cris

Clinical Lead

Marius joined White Lodge in 2015 as a General Nurse. He has made great progress and advanced to the role of Clinical lead in just a short time. He is a valued member of the senior team.

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Tilly Mwakatuma

Unit Lead - Memory Lane

I have worked with Barchester for ten years, but have only been at White Lodge since April 2016, where I was promoted to the Unit Lead for Memory Lane. I find it very rewarding working in Memory Lane with people who have different types of dementia and supporting their families. I feel very honoured to be part of a supportive team, as we all know that it can be very stressful at times but also very rewarding. I do encourage my team to be as supportive and understanding as possible towards the residents families due to the fact there are many emotional factors which play a massive part of this element.

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Tina Hughes

Activities Coordinator

I have previously worked for Barchester at White Lodge in 2008 for over 6 years as part of the activities team, which I thoroughly enjoyed, so I have now decided to return to my role after missing it greatly.

I enjoy my job and it's lovely to see residents happy, laughing and enjoying themselves; it makes me feel like I’m really making a difference whilst being here.

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Adam Hoggan

Head Chef

I’m 29 years old and I’ve been a chef for over 10 years. I started out in a nursing home in my home town as a kitchen porter, but with hard work and determination I built up the required skills to get where I am today.

I love what I do; I have a passion for the industry and enjoy creating new ways to help the variety of people who we provide for. I’m always open to new ideas, enjoy engaging with people and I am very approachable.

I very much look forward to getting to know all the residents and their loved ones in the near future.

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Nigel Kidd

Maintenance Manager

Nigel has been with Barchester since 2008 and was presented with his 10 year Long Service Award in 2018. He started at White Lodge as an assistant in 2016 and worked his way up to management. He enjoys his role and has a great rapport with residents and loved ones. He has a passion for classic cars and brings them in on a regular basis to show to residents.

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Life at White Lodge Care Home

Ensuring that we deliver high quality care to those we support isn’t our only priority here – we also want to offer excitement and, most importantly, to ensure that everyone feels at home. That is why we employ trained staff who are committed to delivering a stimulating activities programme and nutritious cuisine, which are supplemented by services and facilities that are designed to make life here as pleasant 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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White Lodge Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Requires improvement

16 October 2018

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