Our newest Lodge accommodation opened in February 2016.
Strawberry Fields Lodges are purpose built for people living with dementia. There are two spacious, light and airy buildings with security, door pads and electric gates for safe living. Each room is of a good size with spacious en-suites and include patio doors giving direct access to the grounds. Locality Manager: Julie Downs
Strawberry Fields, named after its unique location which is right on the original Strawberry Picking Fields in lower Ashford, and are the latest addition to the Fremington Homes group.
The two lodges located at Strawberry Fields are large properties set back from the main dual carriage way, with access when driving from Heanton toward Barnstaple. Surrounded by North Devon countryside, Strawberry Fields enjoys rural and river views, as well as overlooking the flower nursery next door.
Strawberry Fields has the beginnings of a lovely garden which will come into its own over the next few months with lots of new trees and spacious patio areas to sit out on and enjoy the views.
The rooms in Strawberry Fields are all interlinked, meaning that it is possible to walk from room to room, around the building in a continuous flow. The lounge in Strawberry Fields are large and overlook a patio area.
The kitchen and dining areas at Strawberry Fields are open planned meaning staff can integrate with tenants at all times. With modern underfloor heating throughout, Strawberry Fields provides rooms with much more wall space for tenant’s possessions and enables the staff to easily control and regulate the heat.
All Hadley Care staff employed at Strawberry Fields have training in dementia making Strawberry Fields our second pair of dwellings for dementia care in North Devon. All of the Hadley Care staff at Strawberry Fields have a good understanding of activities that stimulate this particular tenant group.
A wheelchair friendly company car is used daily at this lodge for outings and events. Strawberry Fields is a busy lodge with day care tenants enjoying company and good food.
Strawberry Fields provides a lovely private setting for the tenants as it is very much set in the countryside. There is plenty of parking space at Strawberry Fields and the location is easily accessible by car.
Braunton Road, Ashford, Devon EX31 4AU