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Humfrey Lodge

Rochelle Close, Thaxted, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2PX.

Care Home in Thaxted, Essex

Welcome to Humfrey Lodge. Situated in Thaxted, Great Dunmow, our 49-bed residential and dementia care home offers person-centred care and an established community for our residents to thrive. At Humfrey Lodge, we place a real emphasis on celebrating the lives of each and every one of our residents.

Experience our comfortable, cozy bedrooms, homely living areas, and courtyard which offer tranquility for our residents who love to be out and about. Our dedicated area for dementia care and amenities provides residents with a rich and engaging lifestyle – as well as a comfortable and welcoming care home environment in which to live.

At Humfrey Lodge care home, health and wellbeing is a top priority. Our friendly and professional team offers diverse types of care to meet a variety of needs, including residential care, dementia care and respite care.

Types Of Care

Meet Our Home Manager

April Dometita

Welcome to Humfrey Lodge! My name is April and I have been with Runwood Homes for 14 years. Humfrey Lodge is a home where I have nurtured my skills in care. This inspires me to share this vast experience to the people who are looking for a care home for their loved ones. Our experienced team is looking forward to welcoming you in our humble home.

Humfrey Lodge - April Dometita

Why Choose Us?

Our residents are at the heart of our home. We get to know our residents individually to provide person-centred care to all

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24-hour Care Staff



Food & Nutrition

At Runwood Homes, we offer a full food and dining menu consisting of breakfast, lunch and dinner along with snacks to suit all dietary requirements. For residents requiring textured food or modified food, rest assured that your loved one’s needs will also be catered for. We take into account meal preferences from each resident in our care and aim to provide their favourite meals that they are used to.

Activities & Events

Your loved one will benefit from a dedicated wellbeing lead within the home; they will organise and encourage social interactions with a range of engaging activities. The wellbeing lead will create an activity calendar taking into account your loved one’s interests and varying needs. Activities may include Music and singing sessions, arts and crafts, bingo, baking and visits to outside attractions etc.

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Humfrey Lodge Care Home Hosts ‘Time for a Cuppa’ Event Supporting Dementia UK

On the 2nd of May, Humfrey Lodge Care Home hosted a heartwarming event titled “Time for a Cuppa,” aimed at supporting and raising funds for Dementia UK. The initiative was spearheaded by dedicated staff members. The ‘Time for a Cuppa’…

Live Entertainment Strikes a Chord of Joy at Humfrey Lodge

Humfrey Lodge care home in Thaxted, recently hosted a soulful evening filled with live entertainment to for their residents to enjoy. On the 30th of January 2024, Humfrey Lodge’s Wellbeing Lead composed a delightful performance by a talented singer, creating…

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