Selwood House Care Home

CQC Rating Not yet inspected
Exterior of Selwood Court in Dorchester, Dorset
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Care Home Location

Chestnut Rd,  Charlton Down, Dorchester DT2 9FN, UK
Bus Stop0.08 miles
Local Pub1.70 miles
Train Station3.90 miles
Nearby Shops0.09 miles
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Selwood Court, a shining addition to Charlton Down near Dorchester, stands as a beacon of care and comfort. This new care home accommodates up to eighty-four residents, providing specialised services in residential care, dementia care, and short-term respite care. With its state-of-the-art facilities, it caters to an array of care needs, featuring en-suite accommodations and a selection of cozy lounges, as well as offering a bistro and fine dining experience. There's always something to get involved in, with visits to the pub, cinema, and a hair and beauty salon, with the bistro café being a favoured meeting spot for residents and their guests. Selwood Court promises to be the ideal setting to embark on the next chapter of life.

BrandCountry Court
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2023
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Selwood 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

Convalescent Care

Not Available

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

CQC Rating

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CQC Safe Rating not yet inspectedCQC Effective Rating not yet inspectedCQC Caring Rating not yet inspectedCQC Responsive Rating not yet inspectedCQC Well-led Rating not yet inspected

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
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
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Where is Selwood House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Selwood House?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Selwood House is rated as not yet inspected, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Selwood House?

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

How many beds does Selwood House have?

Currently, there are 85 beds at the home.

Who owns Selwood House?

This care home is owned and operated by Country Court.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Selwood House, including: Book and Poetry, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at Selwood House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Selwood House the cost of care starts from £1,500 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01305 237648 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.