Houghton Lodge has been specially created for guests with disabilities. Graded M3A Every comfort has been carefully researched, and provided for.

The Kitchen and dining areas are all at accessible levels, and are equipped with every modern appliance you would expect to find at home.

The Heated Indoor Pool is at a constant warm temperature all year round, the air temperature is also very warm and tropical, making bathing a truly relaxing and enjoyable experience. The Pool has been fitted with a wispa hoist, Guests are requested to supply their own personal sling. (see pic). There is a specially created pathway suitable for wheelchair users, leading from Houghton Lodge through the gardens to the Pool at Down view Farm. Pool times Mon-Thurs 8.30am-12.30pm Friday- day of departure 07.30am--9.00am.

All outside areas have gentle slopes to and from Houghton Lodge. There is a special path for wheelchair users from Houghton Lodge to the little village road, which is a nice flat run, into the next village Winterbourne Stickland (approx. 1 mile) where you will find our local pub, post office and shops.

The property is open plan the ground floor areas have been created to flow gently from room to room with gentle slopes and flat entrances. Houghton Lodge is also fitted with Nurse-call throughout the property.

There are 2 bedrooms suitable for wheelchair users. Bedroom No. 1. The Chocca mint room - Room for turning, double bed, bed not suitable for hoist.

The en-suite has a specially designed wc and sink with turning space, unfortunately it has not been possible to adapt the shower. Guests are advised to use the wet room just around the corner.

Bedroom No. 4. The red room -Twin beds, with room for turning and hoist. Or Super King Size bed with room for turning for 1 wheelchair only, no room for hoist while room is in super king makeup.

Next to bedroom No. 4. The ground floor wet room and W/C have turning space and left hand transfer. The wet room is also fitted with handrails, shower seat and full length mirror.

If guests need any specialist hire equipment, or nursing care*

Houghton Lodge can provide guests with a list of local companies. Due to the vast range of individual requirements we can take no responsibility and are unable to book, pay or hire equipment on guests behalf .Please deal directly with the company of your choice.

* these companies are suggestions not recommendations.


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