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Care homes in Dorchester

Searching for the right care home for your loved one is daunting. With over 143 nursing and residential homes in Dorchester and the wider Dorset area, it's hard to know where to start. At Care Sourcer we can help you find the best care homes in Dorchester to suit you and your loved ones' needs.

Whether it's important for you to stay local, or if you want to look further afield - search and compare care homes including Belle Rose Nursing Home Limited and Casterbridge Manor on Care Sourcer.

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Care homes in Dorchester

There are 24 care homes in Dorchester regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)


24 residential care homes in Dorchester

Residential care homes offer help with personal care. This includes helping residents wash, dress, use the bathroom and engage in activities. Residential homes are staffed 24 hours a day; however, in most cases they are unable to offer dedicated nursing care. Residential care homes vary in size and capacity. In Dorchester there is a total of 24 residential care homes, all of which have been regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

8 nursing care homes in Dorchester

There are 8 nursing homes in Dorchester. All nursing homes on Care Sourcer in Dorchester are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Nursing homes have registered nurses on-site 24 hours a day, as well as providing all the support residential care homes offer. For this reason, nursing homes are best suited to those with complex medical conditions that require regular attention. These homes have specialist beds and equipment to support the care needs of residents.

11 dementia care homes in Dorchester

There are 11 care homes in Dorchester that offer specialist support for people living with dementia. All dementia specialist care homes on Care Sourcer in Dorchester are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Belle Rose Nursing Home Limited

12 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, DT1 1PW

has been rated as Good by the regulator

12 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Casterbridge Manor

Acreman Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2 7AL

has been rated as Good by the regulator

64 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Castle View

Bridport Road, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 2NH

has been rated as Good by the regulator

57 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Cheriton Care Home

10 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2EN

has been rated as Good by the regulator

71 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Chestnut House Nursing Home

Chestnut Road, Charlton Down, Dorchester, DT2 9FN

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

85 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Culliford House

Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1ET

has been rated as Good by the regulator

25 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Dorset Learning Disability Service - 11 Friars Close

11 Friars Close, Dorchester, DT1 2AD

has been rated as Good by the regulator

4 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Dorset Learning Disability Service - 2 Thornhill Close

2 Thornhill Close, Dorchester, DT1 2RE

has been rated as Good by the regulator

3 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Dorset Learning Disability Service - 20 Edward Road

20 Edward Road, Dorchester, DT1 2HL

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

4 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Dorset Learning Disability Service - 23 Birch Way

23 Birch Way, Charlton Down, Dorchester, DT2 9XX

has been rated as Good by the regulator

4 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
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Care home services in Dorchester

It is important to find the best care for your needs. Care Sourcer provides details of all UK care homes to help you find the ideal solution. In Dorchester, you can explore care homes with the following specialisms:

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LocationAverage rating
Dorset
119 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Dorchester
24 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Beaminster
1 care home

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Blandford Forum
6 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Bridport
6 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Charmouth
1 care home

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Chickerell
1 care home

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Cranborne
No care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

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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