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Gainsborough Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

53 Ulwell Rd,  Swanage BH19 1LQ, UK
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Situated in the heart of Swanage, Gainsborough Care Home has undergone recent refurbishments to ensure the highest quality of residential, dementia, and respite care. Fully equipped to support residents with a range of conditions, the home, operated by Agincare, offers 48 bedrooms spread across the ground and first floors, accessible by lift. With three comfortable lounges, a spacious dining room, and multiple common areas, there's ample space for activities or quiet reflection. Encouraging an active lifestyle, residents can explore outings to the Esplanade, Farmer Palmer’s, and the Swanage Railway. Visits from the animal therapy team and seasonal musical activities provide residents with a variety of engaging experiences. The landscaped gardens offer a wonderful environment for outdoor activities like skittles, while the beautiful summer house provides a serene spot for quiet moments. With a focus on independence and safety, residents and their loved ones can rest assured knowing the trustworthy team is on hand to provide the best care.

Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2012
Ensuite Facilities90%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at Gainsborough*

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

Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
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: 11/11/2021

Care Home Facilities


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

Not Available

Computer 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

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is Gainsborough located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Gainsborough?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Gainsborough?

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

How many beds does Gainsborough have?

Currently, there are 48 beds at the home.

Who owns Gainsborough?

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 Gainsborough, including: Dance & Music, Arts & Crafts, Beer, Cocktails & Wine.

What is the cost of care at Gainsborough?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Gainsborough the cost of care starts from £843.5 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 03330 913358 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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