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Christchurch

Christchurch

Homefield Grange

Salisbury Road, Winkton, Christchurch, BH23 7AR

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
64 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 2014
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Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Meyrick Rise

11-13 Branksome Wood Road, Bournemouth, BH2 6BT

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
73 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1999
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Broadstone

Broadstone

The Potteries

187 York Road, Broadstone, BH18 8ES

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
80 beds • 79 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2013
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Ferndown

Ferndown

Ferndown Manor

110 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, BH22 8DA

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
75 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2017
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Wimborne

Wimborne

Magna Care Centre

Arrowsmith Road, Canford Magna, Wimborne, BH21 3BQ

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
69 beds • 63 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1988
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9

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Seacliff Care Home

9 Percy Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH5 1JF

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
24 beds • Opened in 2007

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Zetland Court

106-128 Alumhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH4 8HU

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
71 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1991
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Bridport

Bridport

Coneygar Lodge

Coneygar Park, Bridport, DT6 3BA

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
22 beds • Opened in 1988
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30

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

Queensmount Care Home

18 Queens Park West Drive, Bournemouth, BH8 9DA

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
49 beds • 45 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1987
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Broadstone

Broadstone

The Links

1 Golf Links Road, Broadstone, BH18 8BE

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
68 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2012
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Overview of care homes in Dorset

Care homes in Dorset

213

Homes that offer nursing care

68

Specialise in dementia care

118

Homes rated good or above

190

Dorset's Care Regulator

Care Quality Commission

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  • How many care homes are there in Dorset

    There are 213 care homes in Dorset, with 68 offering nursing care. If you're not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How many care homes in Dorset offer specialised dementia care?

    118 care homes in Dorset offer specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.

  • How are care homes in Dorset regulated?

    All care homes in Dorset are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 213 care homes in Dorset, 190 have been rated good or above.

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In England, care homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which rates services as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement, or Inadequate.

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Bournemouth

59 care homes rated Good or better.


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22 care homes rated Good or better.


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Average care home costs in South West

Average costs based on LaingBuisson Care of Older People UK report 2019

  • Residential care homes

    £700 per week
  • Nursing care homes

    £1,015 per week

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