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Care homes in South Hams

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The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Dining Area of The Fleet Care Home in Dartmouth, South Hams

The Fleet

Dartmouth, TQ6 9JRIndependent Care Home

Situated in the picturesque town of Dartmouth in Devon, The Fleet Care Home provides expert residential, nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This luxurious Care Concern home is designed with residents in mind and is home to beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms, exquisite dining rooms, an enticing library, a cosy cinema room and idyllic gardens. Residents can enjoy spending time socialising, exercising and relaxing by taking part in the wide range of activities that the activity programme has to offer, from bingo and quiz mornings to trips to the stunning coastal area. Residents can even travel in comfort with the chauffeur-driven Mercedes The Fleet Care Home has on offer.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,200 weekly

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Lottie’s guide to South Hams

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in South Hams. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to South Hams

Boasting over 60 miles of beautiful coastline - and countryside which has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - there are few better places for older adults to live than the South Hams district.

Here, you’ll also find some of the best-rated care homes in South West England, including specialist dementia care homes and temporary respite care homes for short-term stays. Each of these homes will provide your loved one with a superb standard of elderly care and support.

Many of these homes are operated and overseen by some of the country’s largest and most well-respected care home groups - such as Bupa and Barchester Health Care - so you can rest assured your loved one will receive person-centred care tailored to their exact needs.

The South Hams district on the south coast of Devon is famed for containing a collection of idyllic towns such as Dartmouth and Totnes, with each of these offering several Care Quality Commission ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ rated homes.

To make your search for a care home in South Hams easier, our detailed home listings are packed with crucial information, including care home costs per week, the different types of care available and the facilities on offer to all residents.

You can also get in touch and let our care experts guide you through this often tough and stressful process.

Popular Locations in South Hams

Dartmouth Castle

At this impressive 14th-century castle, you and your elderly loved one will enjoy beautiful views stretching across the River Dart. There’s also a tea room where you can enjoy yet more stunning scenery.

The Dartmouth Steam Railway

Through the Dartmouth Steam Railway, you’ll be taken on a relaxing train journey across the picturesque Devon countryside. This journey is a popular one with older adults, thanks to the lovely views, wheelchair accessibility and accommodating staff.

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