“My sister was in freefall, and close to the end of her life. Without Concord Lodge to move to, I don’t know what would have happened to her.”
In 2021, Mary’s* sister’s mental and physical health had deteriorated after years in another Bristol care home that wasn’t meeting her needs. But then she was given a lifeline, a transfer to Concord Lodge, a council-run assessment centre for up to seven vulnerable adults in Horfield.
“When I say that her current placement at Concord Lodge has saved her life, it is no exaggeration,” Maria says.