Care Homes in Dorset

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Talbot Woods Lodge

64 Wimborne Road, Talbot Woods, Bournemouth BH3 7AR

Talbot Woods Lodge is a care home and day service for adults with learning disabilities. It provides day care opportunities on and off site, with three minibuses at its disposal, to meet the individual interests of clients whether it be hiking, swimming,… more

Group / Provider:
Mr & Mrs J Colley

Review Score 10
from 21 Reviews
My views are listened to and taken into account. My sister's views are listened to and acted upon.… (Wednesday 21 Feb 2018)

Fairmile Grange

Royal Close, Christchurch BH23 2FR

Fairmile Grange is an 80 bed residential care home from Encore. Fairmile Grange provides nursing and dementia care. It has been designed with exceptional, modern facilities and within the beautiful leafy grounds of Christchurch hospital. Ideally located… more

Review Score 9.9
from 28 Reviews
I am very impressed with Fairmile Grange. Not only is the building attractive in a pleasant… (Thursday 22 Mar 2018)

Newstone House

Stourcastle, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FF

Newstone House is located in the ancient market town of Sturminster Newton and comprises of six house groups over three floors. In each house group there are en-suite bedrooms, a bathroom with specialised bathing facilities, a comfortable furnished… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 53 Reviews
My mum was very happy and well cared for the whole time she was at Newstone House. But the care she… (Friday 20 Apr 2018)

Great Oaks

Poole Lane, Bournemouth BH11 9DP

Great Oaks is a private care home located in Bournemouth providing nursing, dementia and residential care facilities. The home is designed with its woodland location in mind, with 180-degree views, allowing residents' relax and feel content. Great… more

Group / Provider:
Bournemouth Care LLP

Review Score 9.9
from 19 Reviews
My husband was at Great Oaks for two weeks respite. We were happy with all aspects of the nursing… (Wednesday 4 Apr 2018)

Ferndown Manor

110 Golf Links Road, Ferndown BH22 8DA

Located in Ferndown, Dorset, Ferndown Manor is a new, purpose-built care home, which opened in February 2017. The 75-bed care home offers round-the-clock residential, dementia, nursing and short-term respite care, provided by an experienced and skilled… more

Review Score 9.9
from 29 Reviews
Amazing care home. Staff are wonderful in looking after my dad. Would recommend them to anyo… (Tuesday 17 Apr 2018)

The Malthouse Residential Home

Bay Road, Gillingham SP8 4EW

The Malthouse Residential Home is located in Dorset and specialises in nursing support for older people. The home offers spacious accommodation with the majority of rooms having en-suite facilities. Accommodation is also available for those wishing… more

Group / Provider:
Healthcare Homes Group Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 24 Reviews
Visiting my grandma is always a pleasure, it's like seeing her in her own home. The staff are so… (Friday 27 Oct 2017)

Avon Cliff

50/52 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PE

Avon Cliff is a purpose built care home offering superb accommodation and first class residential and nursing care. The home has a welcoming environment from the moment you enter its bright reception area. Avon Cliff staff work hard to ensure… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 48 Reviews
I came here to recuperate after major surgery. I am 72 years old, my husband is nearly 80 and our… (Monday 23 Apr 2018)

Amberwood House

418/424 Ringwood Road, Ferndown BH22 9AX

Amberwood House is a beautiful home in Ferndown. It is situated very close to the community arts centre, local shops, churches and doctors' surgeries. Amberwood House is a bright, luxurious and welcoming home with 54 en-suite bedrooms, many of… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 27 Reviews
I found the home staff very kind and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Great care was… (Thursday 19 Apr 2018)

Canford Chase

40 Western Road, Branksome Park, Poole BH13 6EU

Canford Chase is situated in the select area of Branksome Park and is within easy reach of the award winning beaches of Poole and Bournemouth. Set in a secluded peaceful garden it offers five star luxury accommodation for fifty two residents. Canford… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 29 Reviews
I have been nursing for over 45 years in a NHS senior position and I can honestly say the standards… (Tuesday 20 Mar 2018)

Queensmead

1 Bronte Avenue, Christchurch BH23 2LX

Queensmead is a friendly and homely residential and dementia care home in the heart of Christchurch, offering compassionate care in a home-from-home atmosphere. Queenmead has 40 single bedrooms over three floors and plenty of communal areas for residents… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 9.8
from 15 Reviews
Previous activities organiser - excellent - has now left, needs to be replaced asap. Some residents… (Friday 9 Feb 2018)

The Links Care Home

1 Golf Links Road, Broadstone BH18 8BE

The Links is in the lovely village setting of Broadstone, close to local amenities and easy reach of Dorset’s beautiful beaches and countryside. The Links offers residential, nursing, respite, post-operative, palliative and dementia care. It can also… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.8
from 40 Reviews
It was a huge decision to put mum into residential care. It took a year to find The Links. That was… (Monday 23 Apr 2018)

The Aldbury

672/674 Ringwood Road, Parkstone, Poole BH12 4NA

The Aldbury is an award winning, purpose built home designed to provide nursing and residential care dedicated to people living with dementia. The Aldbury has been designed and furnished to create a safe and stimulating environment. This friendly… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 39 Reviews
My association as a relative with the Aldbury has always been extremely positive and I cannot thank… (Thursday 1 Mar 2018)

Castle View

Bridport Road, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 2NH

Thomas Hardy country is the setting for Castle View in Dorchester. This uniquely designed home is built on the Poundbury Estate with its links to the Duchy of Cornwall. The spacious reception area welcomes you to the home offering luxury en-suite accommodation… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 32 Reviews
My mother has been a resident at Castle View care home for over 5 years. She has received… (Wednesday 8 Nov 2017)

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory, High Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 2LL

The Old Rectory is an elegant 17th Century Queen Anne building and is situated in the quiet village of Stalbridge - a short level walk from a variety of shops. This family run home is set within beautiful, well-maintained gardens which can be viewed… more

Group / Provider:
Mr & Mrs R J Wagner

Review Score 9.8
from 11 Reviews
The Old Rectory provides fantastic care. Its best asset is the staff who are unfailingly caring and… (Thursday 22 Mar 2018)

Avon Reach

Farm Lane, Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 4AH

Avon Reach is situated in the heart of Mudeford in Dorset. It is within walking distance of the famous Mudeford Quay with its seafaring history. It is within easy reach of the New Forest, while local shops and amenities are also easily accessible. From… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 35 Reviews
I can not recommend Avon Reach highly enough. My father spent his last few years there in total… (Sunday 11 Mar 2018)

The Potteries

187 York Road, Broadstone BH18 8ES

Opened in October 2013, The Potteries is a brand new care home that focuses on professional and personalised care provision, with superb interiors and attractive gardens. A short drive from the seaside, residents have good access to amenities and… more

Review Score 9.8
from 36 Reviews
My father has recently become a resident of The Potteries care home and I cannot stress how happy I… (Sunday 11 Mar 2018)

Queensmount Care Home

18 Queens Park West Drive, Bournemouth BH8 9DA

Offering a range of short and long stay residential and nursing care plans, Queensmount also provides Parkinson's care. Care and support are also provided to those requiring palliative care. Situated in a pleasant area of Bournemouth, Queensmount… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.8
from 37 Reviews
My friend has been very well cared for at Queensmount, the carers always do a brilliant job of… (Friday 16 Mar 2018)

Fernhill

122 Ringwood Road, Longham, Ferndown BH22 9AW

Fernhill is situated at Longham in the picturesque Dorset countryside, specifically designed and dedicated to the needs of people living with dementia. Built over three floors, Fernhill has all en-suite bedrooms with shower facilities and flat screen… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 36 Reviews
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Fernhill for the help and support they… (Sunday 22 Apr 2018)

St Ives House

Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood BH24 2EE

St Ives House is a beautiful nursing, residential and dementia care home at Ashley Heath near Ringwood. The home provides a warm and relaxed environment in an attractive sylvan setting, and has been carefully designed to provide comfort and convenience… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 9.7
from 21 Reviews
I am happy to go on holiday knowing mum is safe with company and fed well. Staff very good.… (Monday 12 Feb 2018)

St James' Park Care Home

Higher Street, Bradpole, Bridport DT6 3EU

Located in the charming village of Bradpole, near Bridport on the beautiful Jurrasic Coast, St. James’ Park is a friendly care home, offering residential and nursing care. With sitting rooms, space for Residents to pursue their hobbies and interests… more

Group / Provider:
HC-One

Review Score 9.7
from 31 Reviews
I am very pleased with the care and compassion that has been given to my father by the lovely staff… (Tuesday 27 Mar 2018)

Whitecliffe House

Whitecliff, Mill Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7BQ

Whitecliffe House is situated in the Georgian town of Blandford Forum. This small market town lies on the River Stour. The home is purpose built in a courtyard setting and offers comfortable ensuite accommodation to residents. The town centre is within… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 23 Reviews
My father was taken in by Whitecliffe on 20th February on respite care after the hospital failed to… (Friday 20 Apr 2018)

The Old Vicarage Care Home

Leigh, Sherborne DT9 6HL

The Old Vicarage Care Home is located in a scenic part of the Dorset countryside and offers a combination of friendliness and professionalism in order to help adults with care needs to enjoy a comfortable and stimulating lifestyle. While being ideal… more

Group / Provider:
Healthcare Homes Group Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 16 Reviews
All the staff are helpful and friendly. The interaction between the staff and my father has been… (Wednesday 21 Feb 2018)

Ashley Court Care Home

6/10 St Peters Road, Ashley Cross, Poole BH14 0PA

Ashley Court Care Home specialises in both nursing and dementia care, as part of a service designed for self-contained living. The provider wants clients to experience a calm and tranquil atmosphere, at the same time as benefiting from their own individual… more

Group / Provider:
Healthcare Homes Group Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 37 Reviews
Very caring staff, helpful and kind. Home clean and tidy to very high standard. Food very good.… (Friday 13 Apr 2018)

Abbey View Nursing & Residential Home

Fairfield, Bristol Road, Sherborne DT9 4HG

Abbey View is ideally located in the historic English country town of Sherborne and is only a few minutes walk from the Abbey, the old town and its amenities. Abbey View offers tasteful comfort in a warm and friendly setting. From the welcoming reception… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 24 Reviews
All I can say is that since my father has been in the home, he has improved in health and happiness… (Tuesday 13 Mar 2018)

Evergreens

2 Berkeley Road, Talbot Woods, Bournemouth BH3 7JJ

In the leafy conservation area of Talbot Woods, The Evergreens is a long established family run and owned Residential Care Home offering spacious, comfortable accommodation. The Evergreens, built in the 1920s has been a residential home for nearly… more

Group / Provider:
Frank Care Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 21 Reviews
I couldn’t fault the care given by Evergreens where my mother spent her final few months. Nothing… (Tuesday 3 Apr 2018)

Sunrise of Southbourne

42 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3DS

As well as Bournemouth, Sunrise of Southbourne attracts residents and their families from all over the wider Dorset area, including Christchurch, Ringwood and the New Forest. This attractive community – offering both residential care and dementia care… more

Group / Provider:
Sunrise Senior Living

Review Score 9.7
from 70 Reviews
Overall experience excellent. Staff excellent - kind, attentive and nothing is too much trouble.… (Thursday 19 Apr 2018)

Norlington

19 Stourwood Avenue, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3PW

Norlington Nursing and Residential Care is a long established family run home which provides Premier Care for Senior Citizens. The home is situated in Southbourne and is a short level walk from the local shops and seafront and also close to the main… more

Group / Provider:
Norlington Care Ltd

Review Score 9.7
from 36 Reviews
My husband was a resident from hospital for a short time for what turned out to be end of life… (Tuesday 6 Mar 2018)

Meyrick Rise

11-13 Branksome Wood Road, Bournemouth BH2 6BT

Meyrick Rise provides respite, nursing, and residential care for older people. The home is located close to the centre of Bournemouth and is ideally situated for local shops and amenities, including local beaches. Meyrick Rise has bright and airy… more

Group / Provider:
brighterkind

Review Score 9.7
from 30 Reviews
Much of my contact has been from Australia from where I organised my aunt's move to Mayrick… (Monday 23 Apr 2018)

Wolfeton Manor

East Hill, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9QL

Wolfeton Manor is situated in an ideal location for elderly people to enjoy their retirement, and for those in need of rest and recovery, being found amidst the scenic countryside on the outskirts of Dorchester. All residents of Wolfeton Manor receive… more

Review Score 9.7
from 33 Reviews
My mother moved in to Wolfeton Manor a month ago from a very quiet sheltered accommodation for over… (Sunday 22 Apr 2018)

Garden House

Priestlands, Sherborne DT9 4HN

Garden House is situated a short walk from the centre of Sherborne, a beautiful and historic town, local amenities and Doctors surgeries are just a short walk away. Residents enjoy regular activities and entertainment in our communal lounge. Activities… more

Group / Provider:
Christopher Robin Calder

Review Score 9.6
from 10 Reviews
I visited my aunt on 18th December. My aunt is bed bound but her room has been tidied with… (Tuesday 23 Jan 2018)

Farway Grange Care Home (Nursing)

31/33 Howard Road, Queens Park, Bournemouth BH8 9EA

Farway Grange nursing home offers nursing care to older people and those with physical disabilities. All meals are freshly prepared each day on the premises by chefs using fresh produce. The meals are varied and attractively presented and ensure… more

Group / Provider:
Farway Grange Ltd

Review Score 9.6
from 19 Reviews
My father was resident at Farway Grange for two years and I cannot recommend the home highly… (Tuesday 17 Apr 2018)

Sunrise of Westbourne

16/18 Poole Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DR

Sunrise of Westbourne is one of Dorset’s premier providers of dementia care, nursing care and residential care, ideally situated within easy access of the centre of Bournemouth. The beaches of Bournemouth and Poole are close by and air, road and rail… more

Group / Provider:
Sunrise Senior Living

Review Score 9.6
from 124 Reviews
My granddad was very happy here. Great staff and good company.… (Monday 9 Apr 2018)

Newtown House Nursing Home

Waterford Road, Highcliffe-on-Sea, Christchurch BH23 5JW

Newtown House is a property full of character which provides nursing care for the elderly frail of the highest standards. Newtown offers both long and short stay in a homely relaxed environment. Staff are also trained to offer specialist palliative… more

Group / Provider:
Quality Care Group

Review Score 9.6
from 22 Reviews
We are delighted with the care our uncle receives from the management and staff at Newtown House.… (Wednesday 18 Apr 2018)

Pine Martin Grange Care Home

Sandford Road, Sandford, Wareham BH20 7AJ

Pine Martin Grange, a Care Home with Nursing, offers homely comforts in a luxury setting. The ground floor is arranged for people with residential or nursing needs and the first floor is specifically designed to meet the needs of people with dementia.… more

Group / Provider:
Mayflower Care Communities

Review Score 9.6
from 10 Reviews
I have only become a resident here since 23/02/2018. Suffice it to say I have had every help and… (Friday 13 Apr 2018)

Zetland Court

106-128 Alumhurst Road, Bournemouth BH4 8HU

Built in the 1840s, this magnificent house was redesigned and refurbished in the early 1980s. It is situated in its own grounds, a short walk from the beach in a peaceful area of Westbourne, near Bournemouth. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and… more

Review Score 9.6
from 31 Reviews
The carers I have seen one always polite and treat my grandparents with respect. They happily… (Monday 11 Dec 2017)

The Hyde Care Home

Walditch, Bridport DT6 4LB

Situated in the peaceful residential area of Walditch near Bridport, The Hyde is a friendly care home, offering residential, respite, day care and convalescence care. Care is also available for those living with Parkinson’s and those who require palliative… more

Group / Provider:
HC-One

Review Score 9.6
from 20 Reviews
The staff are very good. Having local girls with a caring attitude, sense of humour and good at… (Tuesday 10 Apr 2018)

Homefield Grange Care Home

Salisbury Road, Christchurch BH23 7AR

Homefield Grange is situated in the picturesque village of Winkton, Christchurch, on the site of a former school. The new residence provides luxurious, five star accommodation for 64 people and specialises in residential, nursing and dementia care. All… more

Review Score 9.6
from 19 Reviews
My mother has been a resident for two years, suffering from increasing dementia. She always appears… (Tuesday 6 Mar 2018)

Branksome Heights

44 Branksome Wood Road, Bournemouth BH4 9LA

Branksome Heights is a home for people who demand the finest environment for quality care in the Bournemouth and Dorset areas. Architects have come up with a design that combines simple elegance with modern comfort. Explore the services provided… more

Group / Provider:
Kingsley Healthcare

Review Score 9.6
from 8 Reviews
Mum went in for respite care in Jan after a bad fall hoping that her mobility would improve but… (Tuesday 6 Mar 2018)

Delph House Nursing & Residential Home

40 Upper Golf Links Road, Broadstone BH18 8BY

Delph House Nursing and Residential Home recognises that going into a care home can be a difficult and stressful time for you and your family. Staff will do everything they can to make your arrival as welcoming as possible and to help you quickly… more

Group / Provider:
Hantona Ltd

Review Score 9.5
from 7 Reviews
My father moved into the Delph House June 25th 2014 after being in hospital for 5 months.The move… (Tuesday 30 Jan 2018)

Richmondwood

19 Richmond Park Avenue, Queens Park, Bournemouth BH8 9DL

Richmondwood is a Bournemouth care home that offers a pleasant and scenic location, where skilled professionals carry out quality elderly care provision while remaining versatile towards residents' lifestyles and personal freedoms. Carers have shown… more

Group / Provider:
John Glazer

Review Score 9.5
from 24 Reviews
The care at Richmondwood is of the highest standard, I visited my cousin most days and she was… (Friday 2 Feb 2018)

St Anne's Court

16A St Anthony's Road, Meyrick Park, Bournemouth BH2 6PD

Set within the peaceful surroundings of Meyrick Park conservation area; St Anne’s Court offers a relaxed and carefree lifestyle, away from the burdens of household management. An elegant Edwardian home in lovely grounds, all rooms are en-suite and… more

Group / Provider:
St Anne's Court Care Ltd

Review Score 9.5
from 15 Reviews
Management and staff are very caring and kind. The time is taken to get to know each resident so… (Thursday 12 Apr 2018)

Goldcrest Residential Home

183 Dorchester Road, Weymouth DT4 7LF

Goldcrest Residential Home in Weymouth specialises in providing care for older people with dementia in a homely and friendly environment. The home was rated 'good' by the Care Quality Commision in April 2016. All rooms are en-suite. The home offers… more

Group / Provider:
Cadogan Care Ltd

Review Score 9.5
from 7 Reviews
Very pleased with how well my mum is looked after.… (Wednesday 23 Aug 2017)

Brook View

Riverside Road, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0LQ

Brook View is in the peaceful rural village of West Moors situated a few minutes walk from a selection of local shops. It is a purpose built home with en-suite accommodation for fifty-four residents set over two floors. Brook View welcomes residents… more

Group / Provider:
Colten Care Ltd

Review Score 9.5
from 37 Reviews
A lovely, warm friendly care home. The staff are all very caring to the residents and nothing is… (Wednesday 6 Sep 2017)

Drumconner

20 Poole Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9DR

Drumconner Care Home (with Nursing) is an attractive recently refurbished period house set in prize-winning gardens within walking distance of Westbourne and the sea. There are 10 brand new luxurious bedrooms, with overhead hoists, electric profiling… more

Group / Provider:
Drumconner Homes Ltd

Review Score 9.4
from 6 Reviews
My mother resided at Drumconner for five and a half years. The staff were exceptional, not only… (Monday 15 Jan 2018)

Blandford Grange Care Home

Milldown Road, Blandford Forum DT11 7DE

Blandford Grange Care Home specialises in both nursing and dementia care, having been purpose-built to suit modern care practice as well as a comfortable living environment where clients can feel safe and remain as active as they wish. All nurses… more

Group / Provider:
Healthcare Homes Group Ltd

Review Score 9.4
from 18 Reviews
My mother moved to Blandford Grange Care Home top floor in April 2016 into a room without a carpet,… (Friday 12 Jan 2018)

Reside Care Homes - Southwood Lodge

36-40 Southwood Avenue, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3QB

Southwood Lodge Reside Care Home is situated within a short walk of the beautiful Southbourne sea front, with its excellent beaches, scenic views and fresh sea air. It is also within easy reach of Southbourne high street which is made up of a number… more

Group / Provider:
Reside Care Homes Ltd

Review Score 9.4
from 9 Reviews
The staff at Southwood Lodge look after my Grandma who had her 100th birthday in August. The home… (Thursday 9 Nov 2017)

The Lindsay Care Home

47A Lindsay Road, Poole BH13 6AP

*****3 weeks for the price of 2 for stays booked by 30 June 2018 and started by 30 September 2018. Terms and conditions apply, call for details***** The Lindsay is a purpose-built home offering nursing, dementia and palliative care. Short stays are… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.4
from 14 Reviews
I have difficulty writing so a short review. Really good value, plenty going on, you really need to… (Wednesday 7 Mar 2018)

Burwood Nursing Home and Yaffle Care

100 Dunyeats Road, Broadstone BH18 8AL

Burwood Nursing Home is a family-run and independent service, that takes pride in a personal approach to care, striving for solutions that suit the circumstances of each resident from a team of staff with extensive skills. Quality care in a homely… more

Review Score 9.4
from 9 Reviews
I have already recommended Burwood Nursing Home and Yaffle Care to several friends as I am so… (Thursday 1 Feb 2018)

Dorset House

Coles Avenue, Hamworthy, Poole BH15 4HL

Dorset House is a safe and homely residential and dementia care home in the heart of the Hamworthy community in Poole. Dorset house has 48 single bedrooms and two double bedrooms plus plenty of communal areas where residents can socialise or relax,… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 9.4
from 14 Reviews
Every single member of staff treats mum with dignity and kindness. They are aware of her… (Wednesday 11 Apr 2018)

Steepleton Manor Care Home

Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG

Steepleton Manor has been family owned and run by Altogether Care since 1993 and its philosophy of care is derived from family values. The Manor is a homely yet stimulating place to live. Altogether Care’s Activity Coordinator, guided by the residents’… more

Group / Provider:
Altogether Care LLP

Review Score 9.4
from 7 Reviews
The staff at Steepleton Manor have provided him with quality care that has been compassionate and… (Thursday 8 Mar 2018)