Care Homes Owned by Encompass (Dorset)

Living with learning disabilities or enduring mental health issues can present a great many challenges. Whilst a number of services, and even technologies, exist to limit or mitigate many of those challenges, some individuals need a higher level of support.

Established in 1991, Encompass (Dorset) was founded with the ambition of delivering the best possible support to these individuals, supporting them in a goal orientated way, so they can live their lives to the full.

Service users are at the heart of everything they do. By adopting a person-centred approach they are able to offer a wide range of support services that give their service users the opportunity to reach their full potential; whether that’s education, relationships, employment or eventual independent living.

Whatever their ambitions, Encompass strive to work with individuals to make it a reality.

They achieve this by working closely with each of their service users on an individual basis. This allows them to tailor a service plan around goals and specific needs to ensure the individual is treated with dignity, respect and care. This way family and friends can rest assured that their loved ones are in the safest hands.

Services are solely in West & North Dorset and provide for supported living, registered residential care, respite care and an independent hospital - all run by expertly trained staff located in picturesque locations across Dorset.


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Rawleigh House

The Avenue, Sherborne DT9 3AJ

Rawleigh House specialises in person centred support and care for adults with a learning disability. Support is tailored to each person's needs and focus is on each person achieving their… more

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3 Prince of Wales Road Care Home

Dorchester DT1 1PW

3 Prince of Wales offer adults with a learning disability attractive accommodation coupled with person centred support in the heart of Dorchester. Individual lifestyle plans are designed… more

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193 St Andrew's Road

Bridport DT6 3BT

193 St Andrew's Road, in Bridport, looks to provide the highest standard of support to adults with severe learning disabilities and behaviour that may challenge services, with a vision… more

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18/20 Alexandra Road, Weymouth DT4 7QQ

Foresters, in Weymouth, offers support and care to adults with a learning disability with a mental health overlay. Commited to a person centred approach the team promote choice and independence,… more

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Dick o'th Banks

5 Dick O'th Banks Road, Crossways, Dorchester DT2 8BJ

Dick o'th Banks provides accommodation and support for adults with severe learning disabilities. The home offers a person centered approach with a particular emphasis on engagement through… more

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1 Verne Road, Weymouth DT4 0RX

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Lower Road, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton DT10 2NJ

Sandhills specialises in long-term care provision for adults with complex care needs and learning disabilities. The focus is on dignity and respect for each individual, helping each adult… more

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Encombe Respite Service

5 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PW

Encombe is a dedicated respite service for adults with learning disabilities. Set in the heart of Dorchester it is conveniently located to all local amenities. The team offer a bespoke… more

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32 St Andrews Road, Bridport DT6 3BQ

Greenhills welcomes adults with learning disability and additional complex needs. Support and care is tailored to individual needs and aspirations. The focus is on maintaining and improving… more

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Care Home Idol 2016

There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Encompass (Dorset), or any members