Update: Visiting temporarily suspended
UPDATE: Visiting at all of Worcestershire’s community hospitals and mental health wards is suspended will remain suspended until at least Thursday 17 September.
It follows a rise in COVID-19 cases in parts of the county. It means that visiting is now suspended at the community hospitals in Bromsgrove, Malvern, Tenbury, Pershore, Evesham, as well as at Wyre Forest Ward. Worcester City Inpatient Unit will also remain closed to visitors. The suspension also covers all Worcestershire’s mental health/recovery wards until at least Thursday. The situation will be reviewed again later in the week.
There will be some exceptions, for example visiting for patients who are receiving end of life care. Any relatives with a visiting appointment booked for this weekend will be offered a virtual visit supported by ward staff.
Further information on visiting is available online at www.hacw.nhs.uk/visiting.
Welcome to Tudor Lodge
Tudor Lodge is a seven bedded residential unit offering care and support to both female and male residents who have an enduring Mental Health need.
The aim and philosophy of Tudor Lodge is to promote a person’s independence in a structured way and to take positive risks in enabling recovery, it is encouraged for the residents to engage in the local community and have access to social, leisure, religious and educational facilities which are unique to their individual needs.
How to Contact Us
Main Telephone number: 01527 579611
Matron: Wayne Casey
Address: 218 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. B61OBJ
Car parking information
Mon-Sun 24 hours
20 Mins Free
2 Hours £2.50
4 Hours £3.50
24 Hours £4.00
All visits will be charged at £1 per visit:
Relatives of patients on Primrose Unit
Long Stay Patients e.g. over 12 weeks (e.g. New Haven patients)
Diabetic Clinics (6 week blocks), Rehab Clinics etc
Please be aware that if disabled badge holders enter the car park, they will have to pay the standard rate. Disabled parking spaces are available at the main entrance and ambulance entrance.
For assistance/queries regarding concessions please contact the Main Hospital Reception on 01527 488058/488031.
Residents are to have free and unrestricted family and friends visits at a time and place which suits them.
About the unit
Each resident has their own bedroom in which they are able to personalise as required, there are communal areas which include a lounge, kitchen, utility room, quiet room and bathrooms on both floors, there is also an outside patio area with seating.
Everyone living and working in the home are responsible in the upkeep and cleaning of the home, each resident is able to complete their own personal laundry as required.
The residents are encouraged to self-medicate and are provided with a lockable drawer in their bedrooms to safely store medication and personal belongings, assistance is provided to ensure that this is completed safely if need arises.
Your healthcare team
Tudor Lodge is staffed by an experienced and dedicated team consisting of qualified nurses and support workers, all have clinical supervision in line with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust guidelines and procedures, the staff are trained to the requirements as set out by the Trust and receive an annual appraisal.
Each resident is registered with their own GP of choice which are local to the Unit, all physical health screenings will be managed through this service including repeat prescriptions for medication, staff will support the residents in attending any appointments if required and support any follow up treatments which are prescribed by the GP.
The residents also have access to a Consultant Psychiatrist and review appointments are made at least twice a year depending on need.
Residents have a Keyworker who will oversee day to day care planning needs; regular individual meetings are held to discuss personal needs and aspirations.
They also have a Care Co-ordinator to review holistic needs and will meet annually to review and update their Care Plans.
Residents usually meet as a group each Sunday to discuss and plan activities and also menu plan for the week ahead, there is an opportunity to raise any concerns at this meeting. Residents are encouraged to take an active role in how the unit is run and any changes are discussed and actioned.