Ashwell Lodge

Ashwell Lodge is a supported living provider for clients with mental health disorders and/or learning disabilities.


Ashwell Lodge accommodates a maximum of 19 male and female clients across a wide age range in the community, who have medium to high complex needs. The house is staffed 24 hours a day, with sleep in staff at night.


The safe and stable environment we provide ensures crises are minimised and encourages increased confidence and thus improvements in mental health and independence.


Ashwell Lodge is situated in a lovely part of the world, a few hundred yards from the beach.  We have a large garden and outside area, which is enjoyed by our clients.

Ashwell Lodge accommodates:


  • Adults with complex and enduring mental health issues, including personality disorders and self harming behaviours
  • Bipolar/Schizophrenia
  • Forensic clients seeking step down from secure care
  • Older mental health
  • Dual diagnosis (mental health/learning disabilities)
  • Learning Disabilities

Offer a flexible service that can adapt very quickly to changing levels of independence and needs

Ensure everyone is treated as an individual and the support reflects our client’s individual abilities, goals and aspirations

Adopt a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to achieve the best results for our clients, through working with appropriate professionals and clients’ families

We recognise that every client who seek our support is different and their needs are unique

To endeavour to achieve successful outcomes for all our clients

OUR Clients

Our Clients are actively supported to take steps at their own pace towards achievable levels of independence,
whether that is complete independent living or improving their quality of life.

Some of our success stories:

About Us

Ashwell Lodge is owned by Libre Living Ltd. The two Directors Sue Heybourne and Carolyn Ansell, are actively involved in the day to day running of the Home.


They are supported by an experienced and competent team.


Our recruitment process is stringent complemented by a thorough induction and bespoke training programme. This ensures that our staff are able to meet our clients’ needs and deliver successful outcomes.

Commissioning and working together

At Ashwell Lodge, we work in a collaborative way with our partners in health, social care and housing in order to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.  The majority of our clients have been commissioned by Poole, Bournemouth and Dorset – however, we have also been commissioned by London boroughs, and as far as Norfolk and Yorkshire.  We can accept clients from any part of the Country.


Many of our clients are under a Section 117, or enhanced CPA.

We also actively work with Forensic teams, Assertive Outreach,

Local Community Mental Health Teams and Psychiatric Hospitals.


Here’s what they have to say about Ashwell Lodge:

Contact Us

We are always happy to help anyone who is looking to refer an individual for support.
If you are a health and social care professional you can contact us directly.

01202 393575

Ashwell Lodge

26 Wilfred Road




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