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Dorset care homes and Dorset nursing homes

Your guide to residential and nursing care homes including specialist learning disability, respite, EMI and dementia in Dorset. For further information click on a home in the list below or alternatively select one of the county's districts from the list on the right hand side.

Dorset borders Devon to the west, Somerset to the north west, Wiltshire to the north and Hampshire to the east. The county is largely known for its coastline – the Jurassic Coast – that features land forms such as Durdle Door. Dorset’s county town is Dorchester. Other major towns include the holiday resorts of Bournemouth, Swanage, Lyme Regis, Poole and Weymouth. Dorset’s total population is about 700,000.

  • The Old Vicarage Care Home

    Older People

    Leigh, Sherborne, DT9 6HL

    Tel: 01935 873033

  • Riverside Nursing Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    Riverside House, Westbury, Sherborne, DT9 3QZ

  • Two Cedars Residential Care Home

    Older People

    81 Dunyeats Road, Broadstone, BH18 8AF

  • Forest Hill House Nursing Home

    Older People

    Rushall Lane, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, BH21 3RT

  • Avenue House - Dorchester

    Dementia, Older People

    8 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2EN

  • Chaseborough House

    Older People

    Village Hall Lane, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, BH21 6SG

  • Portelet Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    42 Westby Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH5 1HD

  • Orchard Mews

    Learning disability, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    12 Orchard Mews, Gillingham, SP8 4TQ

  • Crosby Lodge Residential Care

    Alcohol dependence, Dementia, Drug dependence, Mental health...

    2-2a Fitzharris Avenue, Charminster, Bournemouth, BH9 1BZ

  • Avalon Nursing Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    14 Pinewood Road, Branksome Park, Poole, BH13 6JS