Maiden Castle House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Lounge of Maiden Castle House care home in Dorchester, Dorset
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Care Home Location

Maiden Castle House,  Gloucester Rd, Dorchester DT1 2NJ, UK
Bus Stop0.06 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station0.50 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles
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Located in a tranquil residential area in Dorchester, Maiden Castle House is a purpose-built care home offering exceptional residential and dementia care. With 66 fully furnished rooms featuring en-suite facilities and 24-hour call bells, residents receive utmost comfort, safety, and expert care. This Care South home provides modern facilities, including spacious communal lounges overlooking a vibrant courtyard for relaxation and socialisation, as well as an on-site hair salon for residents to enjoy a well deserved pamper. The dedicated activity coordinator organises stimulating activities to enhance residents' well-being whilst maintaining their independence. With convenient access to nearby shops, services, museums, and landmarks, residents are encouraged to explore Dorset and create cherished memories with their loved ones. At Maiden Castle House, we prioritise creating a warm and homely environment for our residents' happiness and contentment.

BrandCare South
Purpose BuiltYes
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Maiden Castle 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 requires improvementCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 11/06/2021

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
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
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga
Where is Maiden Castle House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Maiden Castle House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Maiden Castle House?

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

How many beds does Maiden Castle House have?

Currently, there are 66 beds at the home.

Who owns Maiden Castle 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 Maiden Castle House, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Book and Poetry, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at Maiden Castle House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Maiden Castle House the cost of care starts from £1,195 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01305 237651 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.