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

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

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Review Score 9.8
from 29 Reviews
My mother passed away at St James' on Dec 4th, 2017. She had been a resident there for 2 1/2 years… (Friday 12 Jan 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

Review Score 9.7
from 15 Reviews
Very happy with The Old Vicarage Care Home. My mother is very settled being a resident for the past… (Tuesday 7 Nov 2017)

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 23 Reviews
Brilliant staff, always cheerful, efficient and kind.l Staff say "I have wonderful colleagues and… (Wednesday 20 Dec 2017)

Garden House

Priestlands, Sherborne DT9 4HN

Review Score 9.7
from 9 Reviews
My mum went to Garden House in July 2013 for a short stay and decided to go back after a few weeks… (Tuesday 16 Jan 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 9.6
from 31 Reviews
Very welcome at all times. Nice, friendly atmosphere and large quiet garden.… (Tuesday 12 Dec 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

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Review Score 9
from 18 Reviews
At first sight, The Hyde may be a little forbidding with its Victorian Gothic but the greeting from… (Wednesday 25 Oct 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 8.6
from 8 Reviews
My husband has been in the Queen Charlotte care home since February of this year and I have been… (Friday 20 Oct 2017)

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)

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 8.3
from 4 Reviews
My relative was in the home for four days before sadly she died. We are extremely grateful for the… (Thursday 26 Oct 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 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 8.1
from 7 Reviews
I visited my mother regularly at Somerleigh Court Nursing Home driving five-year residence. Staff… (Monday 15 May 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 8.1
from 1 Review
My sister and I cannot speak highly enough of Maiden Castle. We had to accept a bed for my father… (Wednesday 19 Jul 2017)

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

Review Score 8
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)

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

Review Score 8
from 2 Reviews
My wife lived at Glencairn House for 4 years. Everyone who worked at the home, including the owner,… (Tuesday 16 Jan 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)

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 6.4
from 3 Reviews
Purpose built nursing home in a Dorset village, staffed by professionals.… (Friday 1 Jul 2016)

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)

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

Park House

Martinstown, Dorchester DT2 9JN

Park House is a Care Home in a Georgian Country House, in an attractive village setting, but near to the county town of Dorchester. Accommodation is provided in single en-suite rooms and there are two lounge areas, a dining area and an orangery for residents… more

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)


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)

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

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)

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Broadwindsor House

Broadwindsor, Beaminster DT8 3PX

Review Score 8.2
from 1 Review

Bymead House

Axminster Road, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6BS

Review Score 7.3
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

Autism Wessex - Higher Ground

Marston Road, Sherborne DT9 4BJ

Riverside Nursing Home

Westbury, Sherborne DT9 3QZ

Harbour House

George Street, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EY

Sidney Gale House

Flood Lane, Bridport DT6 3QG

Eastbury House

Long Street, Sherborne DT9 3BZ

Belle Rose

12 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PW

Fairfield House

41 Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth DT3 4AJ

Culliford House

Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1ET

Lyme Regis Nursing Home

14 Pound Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3HX

The Hayes

Culverhayes, Long Street, Sherborne DT9 3ED

Tree Tops

Overton, Timber Hill, Lyme Regis DT7 3HQ

Shire House

Sidmouth Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3ES

Autism Wessex - 13/15 Barnes Lane

Beaminster, Beaminster DT8 3LS

Montrose Care Home

40 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PW

Grassington House

50 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester DT1 1PP