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Dorset House


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Coles Avenue, Hamworthy, Poole, BH15 4HL

Dorset House is a safe and homely residential and dementia care home in the heart of the Hamworthy community in Poole.

Dorset house has 48 single bedrooms and two double bedrooms plus plenty of communal areas where residents can socialise or relax, including six lounges and a lovely, large, secure garden.

The experienced and well-trained team at Dorset House provides compassion care for those who can longer live independently, helping people who are physically frail or those living with dementia.

All residents can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment in and around the home, plus outings in the Care South minibus to local landmarks and attractions.

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Registration summary

Managers: Paul Richard Philip Beasley
Registration Date: 23 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 15 October 2018
Local Authority: Poole
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 52

Care home group

CQC Rating for Dorset House

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 19 June 2018.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Dorset House


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Residential - Your Room

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Residential - health and lifestyle

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