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Cheriton Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

8-10 Weymouth Ave,  Dorchester DT1 2EN, UK
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Situated in Dorchester, Cheriton Care provides high-quality and affordable residential, respite, reablement, and dementia care. Operated by Agincare, the Tudor-clad house features four cosy lounges and two spacious dining rooms, ensuring an abundance of space for group activities or quieter nooks to read a book and enjoy a cup of tea. The home offers 70 newly refurbished bedrooms with a range of sizes, some with direct access to the lush garden. These are split between the wonderful Badbury House and Maumbury House. The enclosed garden areas have level access and seating areas for relaxation. Social activities are organised by the activities coordinators, who welcome animals for cuddles and treats, as well as musical entertainers and preschool visits!

Purpose BuiltNo
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at Cheriton*

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
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' 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: 22/07/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Family Room
Own Furniture Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
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
Visits from Children

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Cheriton.

Where is Cheriton located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Cheriton?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Cheriton?

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

How many beds does Cheriton have?

Currently, there are 70 beds at the home.

Who owns Cheriton?

This care home is owned and operated by Agincare.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Cheriton, including: Exercise & Fitness, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Book and Poetry.

What is the cost of care at Cheriton?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Cheriton the cost of care starts from £878.5 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 03330 434658 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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