Ashlea Lodge

Sunderland, Tyne & Wear Hylton Road, Millfield, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7AB
Hylton Road, Millfield Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR4 7AB

Welcome to Ashlea Lodge - A specialist residential and dementia residential care home.

Located near the heart of Sunderland city centre in the parish of Millfield, Ashlea Lodge is a modern home with two floors that provides specialist care for older people, many of whom are living with dementia. Our home was rated ‘Gold’ standard by Sunderland Council in 2018 and listed in the ‘Top 20 Care Homes North East England 2018’.

From September 2019 Ashlea Lodge will be providing Reconnect - Specialist dementia care.  Reconnect is an exciting and innovative approach to caring for people with dementia through meaningful engagement.


Ashlea Lodge benefits from 40 modern and beautiful furnished ensuite rooms, equipped with the latest facilities and amenities including call bells, wet rooms lift and assisted baths. Our home has a newly refurbished bar, hairdressing and beauty services, outdoor patio area, reminisce room, quiet lounge and residents’ kitchenette.

About Our Care Home:

Ashlea Lodge is often praised for its warm and friendly care staff and its positive atmosphere. We are a warm and intimate home and our communal lounges are often full of residents spending time together or taking part in an activity. Every fortnight our Activity Coordinator organises excursions outside of the home which are thoroughly enjoyed by all. Several activities are organised during the week from tea party’s to musical celebrations. Our support staff encourage residents to be as independent as possible and maintain their personal interest and hobbies. Ashlea Lodge has specialist staff trained to support individuals requiring end of life care as well as those with dementia. Our team includes specialists in infection control, catheter care and pressure care.

Our Care Home Manager:

Gillian Varley

What's Been Happening at Ashlea Lodge

Download Our Brochure

Download the Reconnect Brochure

Types of Care

Life in Ashlea Lodge



We want our residents to be as active and engaged as they can be. With this in mind we have appointed dedicated Activity Coordinators in each home, who are tasked with creating a daily programme of events and activities that are designed around the interests and hobbies of our residents.
Fresh vegetables


Whether it's a home-made pie or a fresh fruit sponge, our cooks pride themselves on knowing the tastes of our Residents. We provide a quality menu with a range of choices for all our residents. We offer a selection of snacks and fresh fruit which is available throughout the day.

What's happening at Ashlea Lodge