Dorset House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Lounge of Dorset House care home in Poole, Hampshire
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Care Home Location

Dorset House,  Coles Ave, Poole BH15 4HL, UK
Bus Stop0.01 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station1.00 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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Located in the heart of the Hamworthy community near Poole, in the county of Dorset, Dorset House is a Care South home that offers exceptional residential and dementia care. With 50 fully furnished rooms equipped with 24-hour call bells, residents receive expert care and comfort, prioritizing their well-being and safety. The dedicated team at Dorset House provides support and peace of mind, aiming to enhance residents' quality of life. The care home boasts spacious communal lounges with scenic views of the landscaped garden and pond, providing a serene environment for relaxation and socialization. Residents can also take advantage of the on-site hair salon. The compassionate staff go above and beyond to accommodate residents' needs, ensuring they maintain their lifestyle and independence.

BrandCare South
Purpose BuiltNo
Ensuite Facilities0%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Dorset House*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 01/09/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Dorset House located?

It is situated in Poole and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Dorset House?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Dorset House is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Dorset House?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Dorset House have?

Currently, there are 52 beds at the home.

Who owns Dorset House?

This care home is owned and operated by Care South.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Dorset House, including: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Visits from Children, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations.

What is the cost of care at Dorset House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Dorset House the cost of care starts from £995 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01202 125856 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.