Care Homes in West Dorset Area

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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)

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

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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)

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)

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)

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 father passed away on 23rd November but the last week of his life was spent at Wolfeton… (Wednesday 17 Jan 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)

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

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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)

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)

Montrose Care Home

40 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PW

Montrose, in Dorchester, delivers a friendly and personalised care service, ideal for older people looking to achieve a comfortable retirement while also offering respite services. Day care provision is another way in which Montrose looks to contribute… more

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Montrose Care Home Ltd

Review Score 8.7
from 2 Reviews
I can’t speak highly enough of Montrose. The care and support given to my Nan are excellent. The… (Sunday 8 Apr 2018)

Glencairn House Residential Home

16/17 Cornwall Road, Dorchester DT1 1RU

Glencairn House is a beautiful Victorian home that has undergone a full renovation and redevelopment to provide the highest standards of accommodation for all our residents to enjoy. All of the bedrooms are large in size, many of which enjoy the… more

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Review Score 8.6
from 3 Reviews
My mother was cared for very well during her 22 months at this home. She suffered from COPD and… (Friday 6 Apr 2018)

Fairfield House Residential Care Home

Charmouth Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3HH

Fairfield House is situated on a hillside overlooking Lyme Bay and Lyme Regis. The home is tastefully decorated and furnished throughout and offers several lounges, dining areas and conservatories to socialise or relax in. The home has its own fully… more

Review Score 8.5
from 3 Reviews
The care here has been fantastic. Mum and Dad have different needs, and all issues have been dealt… (Tuesday 16 Jan 2018)

Signature House

2 Maumbury Gardens, Dorchester DT1 1GR

Signature House is located in Dorchester, and provides nursing care for residents who have physical mobility problems and those living with dementia. They offer a safe and secure, homely living environment, with fully furnished facilities, WiFi,… more

Group / Provider:
Somerset Redstone Trust

Review Score 8.4
from 6 Reviews
My mother has been at Signature House for more than a year now, following a severe stroke which… (Monday 30 Oct 2017)

Maiden Castle House

12/14 Gloucester Road, Dorchester DT1 2NJ

Maiden Castle House is a welcoming, purpose-built residential and dementia care home in the heart of Dorset's county town. The home's experienced and well-trained team provides compassion care for those who can longer live independently, whether that… more

Group / Provider:
Care South

Review Score 8.4
from 2 Reviews
My mum moved into Maiden Castle House in January, My sisters and I cannot thank the manager and all… (Wednesday 21 Feb 2018)

Chestnut House Nursing Home

Charlton Down, Dorchester DT2 9FN

Chestnut House Nursing Home is a purpose built Nursing Home situated in the lovely village of Charlton Down, Dorchester. It is a three floor building which has a lounge and dining room on each floor, there is also an IT room, quiet room and music room… more

Group / Provider:
LRH - Homes

Review Score 8.3
from 5 Reviews
Each time I visit the home it is warm and clean. Often gentle music is playing in the background.… (Friday 13 Apr 2018)

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 en-suite 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… more

Group / Provider:
LifeCare Residences Ltd

Review Score 8.2
from 8 Reviews
My mother was at Somerleigh Court for the last 4 months of her life. She was happy and secure. The… (Thursday 22 Mar 2018)

Badbury Care Home

8 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2EN

A homely environment 24 hour support designed to meet your person centred care Promoting individual choices Support to access local facilities Extensive activities programme Access to a peaceful sensory garden to enjoy… more

Review Score 7.9
from 2 Reviews
My father-in-law is extremely happy and well looked after at Badbury. He regularly tells us he… (Wednesday 4 Oct 2017)

Maumbury Care Home

10 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2EN

Maumbury Care has invested significantly in making the most of a homely property in order to achieve quality residential care standards, as well as providing respite and palliative care. All care is person-centred and residents are able to relax in… more

Review Score 7.9
from 1 Review
Just to say another big thank you to all of you for your kindness, care, professionalism, fun and… (Friday 22 Sep 2017)

Queen Charlotte Care Home

432 Chickerell Road, Chickerell, Weymouth DT3 4DQ

Queen Charlotte is a care home specialising in dementia care. Set in a character property located amongst mature, manicured gardens, the home is decorated to offer sensory and tactile stimulation, appropriate for all stages of dementia. The home offers… more

Group / Provider:
Kingsley Healthcare

Review Score 7.7
from 9 Reviews
Our neighbour was recently a resident for assessment. On our regular visits at different times of… (Sunday 25 Mar 2018)

Casterbridge Manor

Acreman Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester DT2 7AL

Casterbridge Manor is set in the picturesque village of Cerne Abbas near Dorchester. The home offers the highest standard in residential, nursing and specialist dementia care, in a warm, safe and friendly environment where residents can benefit from… more

Group / Provider:
Pebblestones Ltd

Review Score 6.3
from 3 Reviews
My husband has severe Alzheimers and when he arrived at Casterbridge Manor in January 2016 he had a… (Tuesday 31 Jan 2017)


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 existing life skills, enabled by an experienced and well trained… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

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 service to ensure residents enjoy a relaxing break. The team understand… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

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 to improve life skills and support individuals to live the life… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

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 aspirations. Rawleigh is a well established care home in Sherborne… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

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 for supporting service users to achieve their full potential in life. The… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

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 sensory stimulation. Care and support is provided on a 24hr… more

Group / Provider:
Encompass (Dorset)

Grove Lodge

Frampton, Dorchester DT2 9NW

Dementia Care Specialist Philosophy: 'Live Well Whatever Your Need' Grove Lodge is an art deco style country house built in 1936. Originally commissioned by two art enthusiasts, the home was designed to make the most of natural light with large… more

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Bymead House

Axminster Road, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6BS

Review Score 7.3
from 1 Review

Broadwindsor House

Broadwindsor, Beaminster DT8 3PX

Review Score 6.6
from 1 Review

Drayton House

50 West Allington, Bridport DT6 5BH

Review Score 6.4
from 2 Reviews

Coneygar Lodge

Coneygar Park, Bridport DT6 3BA

Review Score 4.8
from 1 Review

Whitway House

Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester DT2 9LG

Review Score 3.8
from 1 Review

Tree Tops

Overton, Timber Hill, Lyme Regis DT7 3HQ

Lyme Regis Nursing Home

14 Pound Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3HX

Grassington House

50 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PP

Riverside Nursing Home

Westbury, Sherborne DT9 3QZ

Fairfield House

41 Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth DT3 4AJ

Park House

Martinstown, Dorchester DT2 9JN

Eastbury House

Long Street, Sherborne DT9 3BZ

Harbour House

George Street, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EY

Culliford House

Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1ET

Sidney Gale House

Flood Lane, Bridport DT6 3QG

The Hayes

Culverhayes, Long Street, Sherborne DT9 3ED

Autism Wessex - 13/15 Barnes Lane

Beaminster, Beaminster DT8 3LS

Shire House

Sidmouth Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3ES

Belle Rose

12 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PW

Autism Wessex - Higher Ground

Marston Road, Sherborne DT9 4BJ