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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

Review Score 10
from 14 Reviews
I am very happy with all aspects of the home and the care m sister receives. The staff are always… (Friday 10 Mar 2017)

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

Review Score 9.9
from 10 Reviews
Everyone at Evergreens were wonderful and so welcoming. It really became my grandmothers new home.… (Thursday 5 Jan 2017)

Regency Manor Residential & Nursing Home

16/17 Blair Avenue, Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 0DA

Rated by CQC as Outstanding in February 2017, Regency Manor places in the top one per cent of Care Homes in the UK. All of the homes under Luxurycare are homes that really care, with a team focused on doing their best and making sure that their residents… more

Group / Provider:
Luxury Care Group Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 16 Reviews
Everything is fine. All are friendly and helpful. I'm being well looked after.… (Wednesday 22 Mar 2017)

The Links

1 Golf Links Road, Broadstone BH18 8BE

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.9
from 26 Reviews
Since my father has been staying at The Links, he has been well looked after with the highest care… (Friday 10 Mar 2017)

Summerhill Residential Home

46 Glenwood Road, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0ER

Summerhill is a Residential Care Home for 15 older people situated in a quiet leafy residential road in West Moors. The care home provides comfort and care to residents in a friendly atmosphere and a warm, informal setting - the care team are chosen… more

Group / Provider:
Crosscrown Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 5 Reviews
It was my very good fortune that Summerhill Residential Home had a room free when my mother needed… (Thursday 23 Mar 2017)

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

Review Score 9.9
from 21 Reviews
An excellent caring dedicated care home with a happy relaxed but totally disciplined attitude. The… (Wednesday 15 Mar 2017)

Amberwood House

418/424 Ringwood Road, Ferndown BH22 9AX

Amberwood House, Ferndown, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 9.8
from 17 Reviews
We needed a safe warm environment for mum after a serious fall. She is an independent very elderly… (Thursday 9 Mar 2017)

Clarence House Rest Home

6 Dudsbury Crescent, Ferndown BH22 8JF

Clarence House Rest Home is a comprehensively equipped private residential care home serving Dorset and surrounding areas. The home is dedicated to the provision of the finest care for its residents. This is achieved through a modern environment and… more

Group / Provider:
Shervey Ltd (Golfhill)

Review Score 9.8
from 10 Reviews
Clarence house has been the best possible place for my grandmother. We knew from the day we went to… (Tuesday 21 Mar 2017)

Newstone House

Stourcastle, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FF

Newstone House, Sturminster Newton, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 9.8
from 32 Reviews
A great place, thank you for looking after my grandma so well.… (Thursday 23 Mar 2017)

Avon Cliff

50/52 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PE

Avon Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

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 9.8
from 22 Reviews
My mother originally came in for 4 weeks respite after leaving hospital but, due to circumstance is… (Friday 17 Mar 2017)

Marchfield House

434 Ringwood Road, Ferndown BH22 9AY

Marchfield House, in Ferndown, provides a caring and safe environment that is staffed by a skilled care team. Professionals welcome older people's care needs and are also experienced in the challenges of mental health and dementia. The personal preferences… more

Review Score 9.8
from 6 Reviews
Our family have always greatly appreciated the wonderful care that Marchfield House has given to my… (Wednesday 11 May 2016)

Avon Reach

Farm Lane, Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 4AH

Avon Reach, Christchurch, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 22 Reviews
Having a lovely Christmas at the home it was mum's Birthday in January. I was so pleased to see the… (Thursday 9 Mar 2017)

St James' Park Care Home

Higher Street, Bradpole, Bridport DT6 3EU

St James’ Park takes a versatile approach to care requirements, offering long and short term nursing care, palliative care and care for people with Parkinson's disease. Respite and convalescence care is also available. This converted nineteenth century… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.8
from 22 Reviews
At a difficult period in mum's long life, she needed to be looked after. I was so relieved that she… (Friday 17 Mar 2017)

Danmor Lodge Ltd

14 Alexandra Road, Weymouth DT4 7QH

Danmor Lodge is a comfortable residential home located near the scenic Weymouth Bay; a family home that has built up a strong community reputation. The home incorporates some of the latest care technology, with en-suite rooms, and a hydrotherapy bath. Together… more

Review Score 9.8
from 8 Reviews
My father who is 94 years old and has vascular dementia, always tells me, without me asking him,… (Thursday 23 Feb 2017)

Castle View

Bridport Road, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 2NH

Castle View, Dorchester, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 17 Reviews
I have been very well cared for in a very happy environment. My only complaint is a very very hard… (Tuesday 28 Feb 2017)

The Aldbury

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

The Aldbury, Poole, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 27 Reviews
Mum came to The Aldbury after a crisis at home. This was a stressful time for all our family… (Tuesday 21 Mar 2017)

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 9.8
from 7 Reviews
The Malthouse is exceptional in the care they provide for residents and the welcome they give to… (Saturday 7 Jan 2017)

Fernhill

122 Ringwood Road, Longham, Ferndown BH22 9AW

Fernhill, Ferndown, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

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 9.7
from 23 Reviews
My father had always said that he didn't want to go into a care home, so when his Alzheimers… (Friday 17 Mar 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

Review Score 9.7
from 6 Reviews
My 96-year-old mother-in-law is being cared for the highest standard and my family and I are very… (Tuesday 7 Mar 2017)

Whitecliffe House

Whitecliff, Mill Street, Blandford Forum DT11 7BQ

Whitecliffe House, Blandford Forum, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 13 Reviews
Well looked after. Made very welcome by all the staff.… (Wednesday 15 Mar 2017)

Canford Chase

40 Western Road, Branksome Park, Poole BH13 6EU

Canford Chase, Poole, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 9.7
from 14 Reviews
My wife has been here for the last 2 weeks. So far, we have found the facilities to be ex… (Thursday 23 Mar 2017)

Newtown House Nursing Home

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

Newtown House Nursing Home, Christchurch, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

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 9.7
from 14 Reviews
My father was admitted to Newton House in August 2016 with terminal cancer. The staff especially… (Tuesday 17 Jan 2017)

Wolfeton Manor

East Hill, Charminster, Dorchester DT2 9QL

Wolfeton Manor, Dorchester, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 22 Reviews
My friend found the care home "homely and efficient". Thanks to the kindness and warmth of the… (Thursday 15 Dec 2016)

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

Review Score 9.7
from 11 Reviews
I was very well cared for and respected by the staff. Good choice of food and really enjoyed the… (Wednesday 11 Jan 2017)

The Hyde Care Home

Walditch, Bridport DT6 4LB

The Hyde offers a warm and welcoming professional care service to older people who are looking for residential, respite, day care and convalescence care. Care plans are also available for those living with Parkinson’s and those who require palliative… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.6
from 15 Reviews
The care and kindness shown to my Mum has been excellent. Thank you.… (Friday 6 Jan 2017)

Brook View

Riverside Road, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0LQ

Brook View, Ferndown, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 9.6
from 28 Reviews
My very close friend was a resident until his death in January. Last year I found it necessary to… (Thursday 16 Mar 2017)

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 9.6
from 13 Reviews
My mum has been a resident in Ashley Court Care Home for 2 years. I feel the quality of care and… (Friday 10 Feb 2017)

Primrose Lodge Southbourne

42 St Catherine's Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 4AD

Primrose Lodge Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

Primrose Lodge provides residential care in a quiet area near Bournemouth. Its location is ideal for those who wish to lead a relaxing lifestyle but is also ideally located close to local transport links. Residents are encouraged to maintain a healthy… more

Group / Provider:
Primula Care Ltd

Review Score 9.6
from 11 Reviews
My father moved into Primrose Lodge when it was decided he was not coping living on his own. Prior… (Thursday 12 Jan 2017)

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 9.6
from 17 Reviews
My mother has received excellent care. During her stay her dementia deteriorated considerably-… (Sunday 19 Mar 2017)

Primrose Lodge Weymouth

120-122 Dorchester Road, Weymouth DT4 7LG

Primrose Lodge Weymouth, Weymouth, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

Primrose Lodge Weymouth is a residential care home managed by Affinity Care Homes. Its close proximity to the seafront and local areas of outstanding natural beauty make it a popular choice in the local community. The highly-trained and experienced… more

Group / Provider:
Primula Care Ltd

Review Score 9.6
from 7 Reviews
My mother's arrival to Primrose Lodge was beautifully handled. Prior to her arrival, we were able… (Thursday 16 Mar 2017)

Highcliffe Nursing Home

5 Stuart Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JS

Highcliffe Nursing Home specialise in nursing and dementia care from a fabulous location that makes for a popular seaside retreat for up to forty-six individuals. All care plans are person-centred and directed towards the dignity of service users,… more

Group / Provider:
Kingsley Healthcare

Review Score 9.5
from 12 Reviews
We normally visit once per week always unannounced so nothing could be hidden or disguised for the… (Wednesday 22 Mar 2017)

Abbey View Nursing & Residential Home

Fairfield, Bristol Road, Sherborne DT9 4HG

Abbey View Nursing & Residential Home, Sherborne, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

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 9.5
from 11 Reviews
Dad has the most amazing support at Abbey View. All the staff are compassionate and caring. He is… (Friday 16 Dec 2016)

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 9.5
from 82 Reviews
My mother took a little while to settle due to her dementia, but the staff were always kind and… (Wednesday 22 Mar 2017)

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 9.4
from 17 Reviews
Mum was only there for 4 days, but how I wish we had come so much sooner. The atmosphere, the… (Sunday 26 Feb 2017)

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 and Huntington's care. Care and support is also provided to those requiring palliative care. Situated in a pleasant area of Bournemouth,… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.4
from 10 Reviews
My mother was a resident for 2 years prior to her death from old age (106 years old) in January.… (Friday 3 Mar 2017)

Somerleigh Court Nursing Home

Somerleigh Road, Dorchester DT1 1AQ

Somerleigh Court Nursing Home is a purpose-built care home with generously sized rooms each with ensuite bathroom, TV, telephone and Wi-Fi facilities to make it easy to stay in close contact. The home also has a specialist dementia unit where care is… more

Group / Provider:
LifeCare Residences Ltd

Review Score 9.4
from 6 Reviews
Overall, I have been very pleased with my husband's care. The staff are always happy to help with… (Monday 13 Feb 2017)

The Lindsay

47A Lindsay Road, Poole BH13 6AP

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.4
from 7 Reviews
My mother has a cognitive impairment and needs lots of help and support with all aspects of her… (Monday 13 Mar 2017)

Avonwood Manor

31/33 Nelson Road, Branksome, Poole BH12 1ES

Avonwood Manor, Poole, Dorset
2 Bed Vacancies

Avonwood Manor Nursing Home is warm and welcoming, situated in a leafy residential road close to the picturesque Dorset countryside and the beautiful town of Poole. The home offers a friendly environment and a compassionate approach to the personal… more

Group / Provider:
Beritaz Care

Review Score 9.4
from 14 Reviews
I feel resident of the home is well looked after, as ticked below.… (Monday 21 Nov 2016)

The Wimborne Care Home

179-181 Wimborne Road West, Stapehill, Wimborne Minster BH21 2DJ

The Wimborne Care Home is set in a secluded private garden with a patio area and provides an excellent retirement setting with easy access to local amenities, shops and restaurants. The home provides residential, nursing, respite and palliative care. Hotel… more

Group / Provider:
brighterkind

Review Score 9.3
from 7 Reviews
Excellent staff. Very attentive and caring to my mother. Nothing is too much bother for anyone. We… (Monday 13 Mar 2017)

The Mellowes Care Home

Common Mead Lane, Gillingham SP8 4RE

At The Mellowes, Bupa-trained staff provide a compassionate, professional care service in a supportive and friendly environment allowing residents as much independence as possible. The home offers a homely environment for individuals who require nursing,… more

Group / Provider:
Bupa Care Homes

Review Score 9.3
from 7 Reviews
Friendly, caring staff. Nice rooms and comfortable.… (Thursday 16 Mar 2017)

The Laurels & Pine Lodge

33/37 Foxholes Road, Oakdale, Poole BH15 3NA

The Laurels and Pine Lodge consists of lovingly restored cottages, making for a stylish setting in which adults with care needs can source expert assistance while enjoying a comfortable retirement. Located in picturesque Oakdale, lying within the… more

Group / Provider:
Hartford Care Ltd

Review Score 9.3
from 34 Reviews
The staff always greet with a smile and offer of tea/coffee and biscuit. Mum is always dressed and… (Monday 20 Mar 2017)

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 9.2
from 11 Reviews
In every possible area, Meyrick Rise was excellent. It appeared more like a hotel (with care) than… (Monday 20 Mar 2017)

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

Review Score 9.1
from 8 Reviews
My wife suffered severe strokes 3 years ago which left her unable to speak and can only move her… (Friday 3 Mar 2017)

Gracewell of Weymouth

Cross Road, Weymouth DT4 9QX

Gracewell of Weymouth is a luxury care home with state-of-the-art facilities, set in a peaceful and highly desirable residential area of Weymouth. The home provides high-quality personal and nursing care, as well as specific services for residents with… more

Group / Provider:
Gracewell Healthcare Ltd

Review Score 9.1
from 11 Reviews
Mum has a room downstairs and loves its, looking outside watching people and the birds in the… (Tuesday 28 Feb 2017)

Castle Dene

Throop Road, Bournemouth BH8 0DB

Castle Dene is a welcoming residential and dementia care home in Bournemouth, located close to numerous amenities as well as the scenic East Dorset countryside. Castle Dene has 50 single bedrooms for those who are not longer able to live independently… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 9.1
from 7 Reviews
The staff did their best to find out about mum and her history, so that they may better understand… (Friday 24 Mar 2017)

Riverview Care Home

Throop Road, Throop, Bournemouth BH8 0DG

Riverview Care Home, Bournemouth, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

Riverview is an independent care home that provides support for adults with a learning disability. The team of skilled, professional, experienced staff support the residents to develop independent living skills at their own pace and to lead a full, healthy… more

Review Score 9.1
from 2 Reviews
Riverview is a very homely care home and takes into account everybody's needs and wishes. It is… (Tuesday 7 Feb 2017)

Talbot View

66 Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth BH10 4HG

Talbot View is a modern and welcoming purpose-built residential and dementia care home in Ensbury Park, Bournemouth. Talbot View has 59 en-suite bedrooms divided into four wings; one for frail elderly care and three for specialist dementia care. The… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 9.1
from 4 Reviews
One of the best places to be in. Mum was so happy with everyone and the care was the best. The… (Wednesday 22 Mar 2017)

Magna Care Centre

Arrowsmith Road, Canford Magna, Wimborne Minster BH21 3BQ

Magna Care Centre, Wimborne Minster, Dorset
Bed Vacancies

Magna Care Centre is a purpose-built care home, offering specialist nursing and residential care for 65 older people. Located within a wonderful conservation area, Manga Care Centre is designated as a site of Special Scientific Interest. The home is… more

Group / Provider:
Caring Homes Group

Review Score 8.9
from 5 Reviews
We are always made welcome and offered refreshments. When we telephone reception, they are always… (Wednesday 11 Jan 2017)

Staddon Lodge

25 Nelson Road, Branksome, Poole BH12 1ER

Staddon Lodge, Poole, Dorset
1 Bed Vacancy

Staddon Lodge is a friendly, family-run residential care home for people aged 60 and over. A large converted 1930s property with many original features in a desirable residential setting in Poole and near to Westbourne, Bournemouth. It has an attractive,… more

Review Score 8.8
from 2 Reviews
The staff at Staddon Lodge are absolutely amazing.... so caring, professional and they treat all… (Saturday 26 Nov 2016)

Dalvey House

35 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3DD

Dalvey House is situated close to local shops and is on a main bus route to Christchurch and Bournemouth and just a few minutes level walk to the seafront. At Dalvey House, carers are proud of their home and the quality of life they are able to provide… more

Review Score 8.8
from 2 Reviews
I cannot think of anything to better Dalvey House. It is exceptional in all aspects. From the… (Thursday 25 Aug 2016)