St. James's Lodge
Care Home with Nursing:
PD - Physical Disability
PD(E) - Physical Disability over 65 years of age
OP - Old age, not falling in any other category
History of the home
We purchased St. James's Lodge in 1988, when the previous
owner whom opened the home in 1985 decided to move away
from the area.
We provide care for 35 clients, and
additional day care clients. We accept clients over the age of 18.
We can provide day care services upon request. Transport
and meals can be provided at cost, or clients can make
their own arrangements.
We do accept respite care bookings subject to
availability. This service is for clients wanting to
visit Plymouth or for families who need a caring break.
Click the link below to take you directly to our CSCI
registration details. As well as being able to look at
our inspection reports and ratings, you'll find a wealth
of information and advice.
As described by our CSCI Inspector:
St James Lodge is a Care Home with
Nursing that is registered to accommodate a maximum of
38 Service Users above the age of 65 of either gender.
This age limit lowers to 40 for Service Users who
require Nursing or Terminal Care. The Home is one of two
homes owned by Mr Sutherland in the Plymouth area. It is
situated in the Stoke area of Plymouth and is close to
local amenities. It is also on a bus route that goes
direct into Plymouth City Centre.
St James Lodge is a large Georgian property that has
access from the main road and offers limited parking
space within the front entrance. The property has been
extended several years ago to provide further bedrooms
on the ground floor. The home is arranged over two
floors, the first floor being accessed by stairs or a
five person passenger lift. There are several separate
communal areas on the ground floor and a well maintained
garden and patio area to the rear and side of the
Care is provided by a team of Registered Nurses
supported by trained care staff and a variety of
St. James's has 35 beds including
some double rooms for couples or friends. All meet
current National Minimum Standards in all respects including
sizes and facilities. Lockable storage is
available in all rooms, and door locks & keys available
There are two large lounges and two smaller lounges, and
a large dining room. The home is currently undergoing a
minor refurbishment program, to redecorate the bedrooms
and communal areas. The ground floor shower room and
bathroom have been completely refurbished, complete with
a new £10,000 height adjustable bath,
making bathing safer for clients and staff.
If you have any queries, or would like any further
information please do not hesitate to