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Masonicare at Newtown, Lockwood Lodge

Lockwood Lodge

Welcome to Masonicare’s Lockwood Lodge in Newtown, Connecticut. We know being near friends and family is at the top of many wish lists when seeking an assisted living community or long-term care facility. So, if western Connecticut is where you want to be, we invite you to consider Lockwood Lodge in Newtown. We’re part of the not-for-profit Masonicare continuum of care, specializing in senior healthcare and retirement housing. Click on the links at left to see what we offer and how we excel.

Lifestyle

Your own home, but better. When you come to Lockwood Lodge, you become part of a caring Masonicare community. Just outside your private apartment, you’ll find an attentive, experienced staff, friendly active seniors, and fresh, well-appointed surroundings. Residents dine in the comfortable ambiance of our dining room overlooking our pond. And, in between time, activities abound, with regularly scheduled events, socials, and programs all designed to add zest to living. Beyond our front door, you can enjoy 45 acres of lovely Connecticut countryside, perfect for strolling, bird watching, or simply soaking up your surroundings. Family, friends, and even pets, are welcome any time. And, next door is Masonicare at Newtown, a well-respected, 154-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

Amenities

  • Gracious lobby
  • Meeting room
  • Activity areas
  • Wellness center
  • Mail room


Services & Programs

At Lockwood Lodge, our Assisted Living services help you preserve independence. Let us lend a helping hand with life’s daily activities. If fixing regular meals, bathing, getting dressed, or other routine chores are too much to handle on your own, here Masonicare’s trained staff and licensed nurses can provide just the support you need. So you can relax, pursue your interests, and most of all, stay independent. Your monthly fee covers these core services and our wellness program.

Core Services

  • Three meals per day
  • Utilities
  • Medication reminders
  • Weekly housekeeping services
  • Linen, laundry services
  • Personal care services
  • Routine maintenance
  • Full-time registered nurse and 24-hour phone consultations
  • Stimulating activities
  • Local transportation
  • Security services
  • 24-hour emergency call

Welless Programs

  • Personal care and daily assistance
  • Bathing and hygiene assistance
  • Hearing aid screenings
  • Blood pressure and diabetes monitoring
  • Social services
  • Access to adaptive equipment to aid communication
  • Wellness education

Service

Healthcare

The right care you need today – The assisted living concept is designed for seniors who should not live alone, but don’t require ’round-the-clock skilled care. Here is the healthcare support all Lockwood Lodge residents receive:

Always on call – You’re supported by a registered nurse and other trained, licensed healthcare professionals, who look after your routine needs. For added peace of mind, nurse consultations and emergency assistance are available 24 hours a day.

Extra care right on site – Should the need arise, you’ll have access to our short-term rehabilitation unit at Masonicare at Newtown, right on our campus. You can receive the extra care you need without ever leaving the campus, and then return to your apartment when you’re ready.

Therapeutic care – Residents requiring outpatient physical, speech, or occupational therapy can be referred for onsite therapy at Masonicare at Newtown.

Priority admission – Here’s the most reassuring part. As a Lockwood Lodge resident, you’ll have access to Masonicare’s interconnected continuum of senior healthcare. You’ll qualify for support and priority admission, as needed, to Masonicare at Newtown, a long-term skilled nursing facility that shares the campus with Lockwood Lodge.

Nearby hospitals – Lockwood Lodge is about 15 minutes from Danbury Hospital, St. Vincents, and Bridgeport Hospitals, and 20 minutes from St. Mary’s and Waterbury Hospitals.

Activities

If there were one word that best describes the activities and events at Lockwood Lodge, it would be variety. All year round, Lockwood Lodge residents can take part in all kinds of creative events on the Masonicare campus––from decorating a float for the local Labor Day Parade to our annual Craft Fair that keeps cooking lovers busy canning apple sauce and sweet & sour pickles. Whether it’s a foliage tour, Christmas lights during the holidays, an open house featuring a barbershop quartet or our annual “Senior Prom,” there’s always something great going on at Lockwood Lodge.

Memory Care

Caring for someone with memory loss or dementia can sometimes seem overwhelming. The Hearth at Lockwood Lodge can be the answer for your loved one and your family. Building on Masonicare’s years of experience in caring for older adults, Lockwood Lodge has created The Hearth, a special residential program for memory-impaired adults.

The Hearth at Lockwood Lodge enables those with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to remain independent, and features these Special Services:

  • Secure environment, 24-hour emergency response
  • Nurturing, home-like surroundings
  • Specially trained nurses and resident care assistants
  • Activities that encourage socialization
  • Service plans that involve family members
  • Delicious chef-prepared meals, special diets accommodated
  • Access to Lockwood Lodge amenities including private dining, living room with fireplace, cafe and gift shop, beauty and barber shop, chapel, and secure garden courtyard
  • Wellness program, access to medical professionals