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Leatherland Lodge

Darenth Lane, South Ockendon, Thurrock, Essex, RM15 5LS.

Care Home in South Ockendon, Grays

Welcome to Leatherland Lodge. Situated in Thurrock, Essex, our 48-bed residential care and dementia care home offers person-centred care and an established community for our residents to thrive. At Leatherland Lodge, we place a real emphasis on celebrating the lives of each and every one of our residents.

Experience our spacious living areas and excellent facilities and features, including beautifully furnished bedrooms, a library, reading lounges and relaxation areas. 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 Leatherland 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 or short stay breaks.

Types Of Care

Meet Our Home Manager

Kerry Cooper

Welcome to Leatherland Lodge. Our home is not just a residential care home, it is a home full of family.

We believe that the care, support and happiness of our residents should always come first.

We are surrounded by great amenities, and we are proud of our great community links; receiving regular visits from our local school children, plus our residents enjoy trips to the shops and picnics in the park to name a few.

Leatherland Lodge - Kerry Cooper

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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Hair & Beauty Salon


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Café or Restaurant

24-hour Care Staff


TV in each room

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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Thurrock care home resident celebrated 104th birthday at Leatherland Lodge care home

Leatherland Lodge care home in South Ockendon, Essex, celebrated Annie Smith’s 104th birthday on Tuesday the 13th of June. A huge celebration was held at Leatherland Lodge for Annie’s momentous milestone birthday, with friends, family, team members and the South Ockendon community. Born on the…

MP for Thurrock visits local care home for Care Home Open Week

Residents, families and care home staff at Leatherland Lodge were thrilled to receive a visit from Jackie Doyle-Price, MP for Thurrock, as part of Care Home Open Week. Families and residents celebrated Care Home Open Week alongside, MP Jackie Doyle-Price,…

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