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Care homes in Christchurch

England / South West England / Dorset / Christchurch

Care homes in with bed availability

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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Fairmile Grange care home

Fairmile Grange

Christchurch, BH23 2UGEncore Care Homes

Located in the most easterly coastal town of Christchurch in Dorset, Fairmile Grange is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care to those in need. This stunning Encore care home boasts an array of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite wet-room facilities, plenty of stylish shared areas, a pamper room and a landscaped garden equipped with its very own vegetable patch, ideal for any green-fingered residents. Along with tailored care and the dedicated staff, Fairmile Grange strives to make residents feel at home, from existing hobbies to new ones, residents will never go bored at Fairmile Grange.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,250 weekly

Signature at Southbourne care home

Signature at Southbourne

Bournemouth, BH6 3DSSignature

In Southbourne, Bournemouth, you will find Signature at Southbourne, a stunning care home that provides luxury life-enabling residential, respite, dementia and palliative care to the elderly. Home to over 104 beautifully decorated bedrooms, the team at Signature at Southbourne are dedicated to making sure all residents’ needs are met. With the home being located just 250m away from the seafront, taking strolls along the stunning beaches is a favourite amongst the residents, not to mention, Signature at Southbourne is pet-friendly, so this is the perfect location for a dog walk. Inside the gorgeous home, residents can enjoy a touch of luxury at the hair and beauty salons.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,085 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Christchurch.

How many care homes are there in Christchurch?

We have 3 care homes in Christchurch, including Fairmile Grange and Signature at Southbourne. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Christchurch?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Christchurch, the average cost of care is £1,240. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Christchurch?

We have 2 in Christchurch that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Christchurch care homes offer residential care?

We have 3 care homes in Christchurch that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Christchurch offer dementia care?

We have 2 Christchurch care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.

What Christchurch care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 3 care homes in Christchurch that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Christchurch that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

3 Christchurch care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Lottie’s guide to Christchurch

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Christchurch

The excellent location of Christchurch means care seekers living here will have access to popular towns across Dorset, including Bournemouth, Poole, Ferndown and Wimborne Minster. Christchurch in particular contains a variety of care homes, including residential care homes providing dignified personal care and specialist dementia care homes.

All our care homes in Christchurch are regulated by the Care Quality Commission to ensure excellent standards of care are maintained. Each home is given an overall rating - so be sure to look out for ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ rated homes.

If you’re a carer for a family member, our detailed home listings will make the process of choosing the right Christchurch care home much easier, thanks to containing useful information such as weekly care home costs, facilities available and the different types of care on offer.

Regardless of the care type your loved one requires, all our care homes in Christchurch provide bespoke, person-centred care for every resident. If you need some support or advice in making the correct choice, don’t hesitate to get in touch and let us guide you through the process every step of the way.

Popular Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Quay

Christchurch is almost entirely surrounded by water, with the Rivers Stour and Avon running through the town until they meet to flow out into the harbour and beyond. The picturesque Christchurch Quay makes for a beautiful riverside walk with your elderly loved one.

Christchurch Beaches

Being right on the coast, it’s no surprise Christchurch contains a collection of lovely beaches. Some of the most popular include Avon Beach, Friar’s Cliff Beach and Highcliff Beach. Highcliff in particular has several promenades perfect for older adults to explore.

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