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Description of Forest Lodge Care Home

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HC-One has taken over the running of 241 NHP-owned care homes formerly operated by Southern Cross Healthcare. The HC-One name reflects a commitment to health and care. HC-One operates on the following core principles:

  • Involvement, accountability and partnership
  • Individual attention to each and every resident
  • Recognition and support for all staff, with a greater focus on learning and development
  • Creating a new relationship between ourselves, our relatives, our regulators and purchasers of our services.
  • A safe, comfortable and welcoming environment

HC-One care homes regularly have in-house shows from visiting entertainers including musical recitals, sing-a-longs, comedy shows and a wide variety of other forms of entertainment, which are enjoyed by all.

Residents can expect fresh, home-made meals, seasonally-themed events throughout the year, regular days out, daily cleaning, and a warm, friendly environment.

This HC-One care home provides landscaped grounds and gardens, television and telephone points within the home, the ability to meet special diets, and access for people with disabilities.

Additional Information

Local Authority Area: Waltham Forest

Forest Lodge Care Home Features

Pets Allowed
Private Garden
Private Garden
Smoking Allowed
(within the grounds)
Disabled Access
Disabled Access
Special Diet
Special Diets
(other than English)
Place for Worship
Place Of Worship
(includes a quiet room)
Organised Activities
Support Services To Residents
Access to support services (such as an optician, nutritionist, chiropodist, physiotherapist)
Can deal with behavioural issues
Care provided in the resident's home
Communal dining area/lounge area
Daily baths/showers
Dignity Champion
End of life support
Family/carer can stay for the night
Flexible meal times
Flexible visiting times
Independent living training
Individual care plan for each resident
Local authority run care homes
On-site hairdresser available
Palliative Care
Support for residents to spend short breaks at family homes
Warden-assisted sheltered housing
Room Facilities
Emergency call system in room
Internet Access / WiFi
Telephone point in bedroom
TV point in bedroom
Residents can bring their own furniture

Location and Transport
Near public transport
Near shops and/or amenities
Own mini-bus or equivalent

Care Home Features
Close care unit
Lift/stairlift access to upper floor
Secure entrance/keypad access
Separate dementia unit

Contact Details

Forest Lodge Care Home
98 Bisterne Avenue
E17 3QS


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Care Services

Care Home Type: Conventional Care Home

Total Rooms: 45 places

Care Duration:
Convalescent Care
Day Care
Emergency Placements
Long Term
Short Stay
Trial Stay
Special Care:
Dementia / Alzheimer's
Learning Disability
Mental Health
Over-65's Care

We also provide for the following care needs: Behavioural Difficulties, Social or Emotional Difficulties, Speech and Language Difficulties, Visual Processing Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Learning Difficulties

Diets Catered For: Diabetic Diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, Vegan Diet, Vegetarian Diet, All Diets Catered For, Liquid Diet


ServiceRoom Types
Dementia / Alzheimer's Single
Single En Suite
Learning Disability Single
Single En Suite
Mental Health Single
Single En Suite
Over-65's Care Single
Single En Suite

GP Services

Retain own GP: Yes
GP rounds: As Required
GP round durations: As Required

Result of CQC's latest check on Forest Lodge Care Home.

The above information is provided in real-time from the Care Home Regulator for England, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Forest Lodge Care Home News

HC-One managers roll out new minibus fleet to 200 care homes
An Ashington care home has been given a new mini-bus just weeks after the managing director of the company appeared on Undercover Boss. Ashington Grange, in Ashington, is one of 200 HC-One homes to receive the specially-designed mobility bus.
5 September 2012
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Chairman of care provider HC-One, Dr Chai Patel carries Olympic torch through West London
The residents of Merlin Court care home in Marlborough are this week to see and hold the Olympic torch that Dr Chai Patel, chairman of HC-One the countrys third largest provider of residential care for older people, carried through West London on Tuesday.
26 July 2012
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