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Somerleigh Court
Dorchester
PLATINUM STATUS IN THE
GOLD STANDARDS FRAMEWORK
Somerleigh Road, Dorchester

Somerleigh Court Nursing Home is purpose-built, comprising of 40 generously sized rooms, including our specialist dementia unit, each with ensuite bathroom, TV, telephone and Wi-Fi facilities to make it easy to stay in close contact.

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Convalescence, Post-Operative Care & Holiday Stays
We know that a short break surrounded by experienced and well-trained staff can help aid your recovery following an illness or operation. More than just outstanding, tailored nursing care, our Reflexologist, masseur, chef and hairdresser will take care of what they do best – allowing you to get back to taking care of yourself – we welcome holiday stays.
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Long-Term Nursing
Bringing together care and support with independent living and authentic choice – we have found the perfect balance of positive intervention alongside your independence and privacy. Our Activities Organiser incorporates inspiring activities into your daily regime – ensuring a friendly approach to care – in a family-orientated home from home.
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Palliative Care
Supporting your psychological, physical and spiritual wellbeing – and your family – at this incredibly sensitive and emotional time will always be our key priority. Through expert pain management and advanced care plans we follow the Gold Standards Framework to ensure peace and tranquility – and the highest possible standard of end-of-life care.
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Dementia Care
All of our staff receive indepth dementia awareness training enabling them to help our residents to live life to the full. We welcome relatives and friends onto our training, to help them understand why their loved one behaves differently. Somerleigh Court is one of the first homes in Dorset to own the Magic Table, shortlisted for the dementia product of the year 2017.
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Suite Facilities
Our chef and catering team create freshly prepared seasonal and nutritious food that meets every dietary requirement. Family and friends are welcome to join residents for mealtimes and special occasions.
EXCEPTIONAL STANDARD
OF CARE
COMFORT, CARE AND PEACE OF MIND
Suite Facilities
En-suite bathroom
Kitchenette
Free WiFi
Call bell
OUTSTANDING CARE
Care Services
24-hour Care
Registered Nurses
Health Care Assistants
Access to Occupational Therapists
GP visits
Spa bath
LOCAL SERVICES
Sensory gardens
Bars
Cafes
Parks
Museums
Moving into our nursing home

Whether you are urgently seeking a place for an elderly relative or, looking for a future place for yourself, you should contact the Adult Services department of your Local Authority to see if you are eligible for help with funding.

Needs assessed fee contributions

Some people may be eligible for a weekly financial contribution from the NHS; some may be eligible for full funding. The NHS will carry out an assessment based entirely on your nursing care needs. Speak to a member of our team to find out how to apply for help with funding

Your home with
our support

Deciding to move into a care home is a big decision and, like any home move, it may involve a level of stress. We are always here to help guide you through this process and to help minimise that stress.

Delivering the finest quality in service and care
Championing care for older people since 1988
Our team feels like a second family

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