Care South – it’s the care that counts.
Care South is a leading provider of residential and home care across the south of England. Our residential, nursing and dementia care homes in Dorset are in Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Ferndown, St Ives, Gillingham (Dorset), Dorchester and Weymouth. Our Country House care homes are at St Ives, East Dorset, near Barnstaple and Bideford in North Devon, near Taunton in Somerset and at Storrington, West Sussex. We also provide home care services in East Dorset, West Dorset, South Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset.
As a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, Care South has a genuine dedication to helping people get the best out of life. Whether you’re looking for care in your own home, a short respite stay or a new home, we offer a warm welcome, compassionate care, comfort and peace of mind – at a realistic cost.
Your care needs.
From home care or short-stay respite breaks to dementia care and registered nursing care, we offer many different types of support.
Our residential care and nursing homes cover Dorset, Devon, Somerset and West Sussex.
Find your nearest Care South home.
A personalised, flexible service designed to help you to maintain your independence and remain living at home for as long as you wish.
Our HEART Values represent the way that we go about our daily work to ensure we provide the best possible care and are respectful to our colleagues.
Featured homes.
Castle Dene.
Throop Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 0DB.
Call us on: 01202 397929.
Castle Dene.
A friendly residential and dementia care home in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Call us on: 01202 397929.
Residential Respite Dementia.
St Ives House.
Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset, BH24 2EE.
Call us on: 01425 481220.
St Ives House.
A beautiful new Dorset care home offering all the care you may need.
Call us on: 01425 481220.
Residential Nursing Respite Dementia.
Wickmeads Road, Tuckton, Bournemouth BH6 4LG.
Call us on: 01202 436490.
Residential and dementia care home in the heart of Southbourne.
Call us on: 01202 436490.
Residential Respite Dementia.
Looking for a rewarding new job?
We know that it’s the care that counts – not only of our residents and home care service users, but of our employees.
Recruiting now!
We have some fantastic job opportunities at St Martins Grange in Gillingham, Dorset. Apply today!
Latest news.
Fremington Manor hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning.
Last week Fremington Manor invited friends, family and the local community to join them for their own World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, to help raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
A day on the river for Fairlawn.
Residents at Fairlawn have been getting out and about recently, with boat trips on the river, as well as visits to the local pub!
Muddy Boots Nursery visits Dorset House.
Dorset House was pleased to welcome their friends from Muddy Boots Nursery last week.
Caring Canine at Templeman House.
Staff and residents at Templeman House were delighted to receive a visit from Caring Canines.
Queensmead takes on Fashion Week.
Queensmead brought London Fashion Week to the residents this year, hosting a range of fashion themed activities.
Templeman House hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning.
Residents and staff at Templeman House have enjoyed hosting their own World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, to help raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer.
St Ives House are bowled over.
A skittles session was organised for residents at St Ives House.
Talbot View biscuit decorating.
Residents at Talbot View enjoyed getting creative with a session decorating a selection of yummy cakes and biscuits.
A ‘Range’ of activities at St Ives House.
A group of residents and staff from St Ives House enjoyed a trip to ‘The Range’ recently, to shop for bulbs to plant in the home’s gardens, ready for next spring.
Colour at Fremington Manor.
Residents at Fremington Manor were encouraged to pick up their colouring pencils recently.
Templeman House get out on the water.
Residents at Templeman House have enjoyed a trip out around Poole Harbour thanks to the charity, Friends of Dolphin.
Dorset House knits for newborns.
Residents at Dorset House in Hamworthy were so touched by an appeal from Poole Hospital that they have begun knitting in earnest to help give premature babies the best start.
Care South is a leading provider of residential and home care across the South of England.