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Vitalise Jubilee Lodge Centre
Grange Farm
High Road
Chigwell
Essex
England
IG7 6DP
Phone: 020 8501 2331
Email: Send Email
Website: Visit Website

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Vitalise is a national charity providing short breaks (respite care) for people with disabilities and carers. The Jubilee Lodge centre is suitable for adults of any age with physical disabilities.

The centre has 26 single rooms and 5 twin rooms and is located in a leafy woodland setting close to Epping Forest, a former royal hunting ground and nature reserve.

Jubilee Lodge is is ideally situated to take advantage of the countryside, the east coast and our great capital city. The centres accessible vehicles can provide excursions to many tourist attractions within easy reach. These may include historic landmarks in Colchester, Cambridge, Rochester or Canterbury and London hotspots such as the London Eye, Greenwich, Tate Modern and Covent Garden. Alternatively, you can indulge in a spot of retail therapy at two of the largest shopping centres in the country. The centre also has volunteers who can provide support and companionship for guests.
 
Other amenities at the centre include; Lounge with licensed bar, Shop, Internet access and Wi-fi, Sun Lounge and gardens with an ornamental pond and courtyard.
 
To book a break at the centre, please telephone: 0845 345 1970 or email the bookings team on bookings@vitalise.org.uk. Alternatively for further access details or information on activities please visit the vitalise website or telephone using the contact details at the head of the page.


Supported Breaks Facilities

Bedroom

  • Ground Floor Accessible Room
  • Accessible Twin beds
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Left hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom
  • Adjustable/electrically operated bed
  • Ceiling hoist
  • Underneath bed clearance for portable hoist
  • Put-u-up bed for carer
  • Low level rail in wardrobe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities at accessible height
  • Electric sockets/hairdryer at accessible height
  • Mirror at accessible height

Shower room

  • Wheelchair accessible shower room
  • Wheelchair turning space in shower room
  • Room for carer/carers in shower room
  • Grab rails in shower room
  • Easy access to wash basin
  • Easy access to hand dryer/towels
  • Portable shower chair
  • Shower gel/soap dispensers at accessible height
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet
  • Space for left transfer to toilet

On - site facilities

  • Designated disabled car parking
  • Level/ramped access into accommodation
  • Low level check-in counter
  • Easy access around ground floor
  • Wheelchair access to gardens/grounds

Restaurant/Dining Area

  • Level/ramped access to dining room
  • Sufficient wheelchair access to tables
  • Accessible counter/cutlery if self service

Equipment rental

  • Wheelchair loan/hire (Can be arranged with prior notice)
  • Mobility aids hire (Can be arranged with prior notice)
  • Portable hoist hire (Can be arranged with prior notice)

Other

  • Disabled emergency fire procedure
  • Care assistance provision (Experienced nursing and care staff are on call to provide assistance 24 hours a day.)