A purpose-built
modern care home

Enjoy landscaped gardens & facilities designed to put your needs first

Special moments

Pet therapy visits are always popular, whether it’s dogs or ponies coming to the home

Themed days
and games

Our activities put a smile on everyone’s face

Let us take
care of you

Our carers and nurses are available 24/7

Be well
looked after

Residents can enjoy a range of treatments to make them feel special

We’ll always make
time for a chat

Our care is about making you feel at home

Welcome to Great Oaks Care Home in Bournemouth, Dorset

Our beautiful care home is modern and purpose-built to put your needs first. We enable our care team to support you and your changing care needs.

Great Oaks is set in a private woodland setting with 180-degree views of its leafy surroundings, The home boasts a beautiful courtyard and landscaped garden with raised flowerbeds, perfect for joining in with the gardening if you would like to.

Our friendly nurse-led team of care experts is on-hand to provide excellent standards of care 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Our carers will take time to get to know you and your likes, dislikes and daily routine to ensure you feel at home from day one.

The home’s Wellbeing team organise a range of activities and events on daily basis, with visiting singers, quizzes and games, pet visits or pamper sessions so there’s something to look forward to every day.

We offer expert care in all five key areas:

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Dementia & Alzheimer’s
  • Palliative / End of life
  • Respite care

Modern, purpose-built home

Nurse-led expert care 24/7

Home cooked nutritious meals

Dedicated Wellbeing team

Spacious and private en-suite bedrooms

Personalised care to meet your individual needs

Expertise and understanding of dementia care

Our door is open – visitors welcome at any time

Large landscaped and accessible gardens to enjoy

Award-winning home

Let our care team tell you more about what to expect and why our residents love life at Great Oaks

The care we provide

If you are finding aspects of day-to-day life at home difficult, our Bournemouth residential care home allows you to be independent for longer within a comforting, welcoming environment. We take pride in tailoring our care plans to suit you or your loved one’s individual needs; offering as much or as little care as needed.

We offer specialist nursing care from qualified nurses, who are on-hand 24 hours a day to support to you, or your loved one. Our nursing team are fully complemented by a team of care assistants to ensure personal care is delivered accordingly to every person’s individual care plan and needs.

Our purpose-built Alzheimer’s care home in Bournemouth offers dementia friendly rooms and facilities, including the layout of the building, sensitive décor and interior design to provide a familiar and safe environment. Our nurses take time to get to know each resident, helping to design a personalised care plan that suits their individual needs and preferences.

If you or your loved one require palliative care in Bournemouth, we are here to support you at every step of the way. When creating a care or end of life plan, we take all of your wishes and preferences into account. We always ensure you or your loved one are cared for with respect and dignity, whilst managing pain and other afflicting symptoms, and ensuring you or they are as comfortable as possible.

We offer care home respite in Bournemouth for when you need it most. We offer personalised care to those who need short-term stay, perhaps whilst recovering from an operation, illness or hospital stay, or providing your usual carer with a break.

Learn more about the various care types we offer at Great Oaks in Bournemouth.

Kindness and Patience


“The staff got to know my sister well and always treated her with kindness and patience, in a professional manner.”

Sister of resident

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Sister of resident

“The staff got to know my sister well and always treated her with kindness and patience, in a professional manner.”

Very thankful to Great Oaks


“I am very thankful to the Great Oaks team for the care provided to my father in his last days.”

 Son of resident

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 Son of resident

“I am very thankful to the Great Oaks team for the care provided to my father in his last days.”

Helped Dad feel settled and at home


“From the start, the staff at Great Oaks were helpful and supportive, keen to get to know Dad's likes and dislikes to help him feel settled and at home.”

Daughter of resident

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Daughter of resident

“From the start, the staff at Great Oaks were helpful and supportive, keen to get to know Dad's likes and dislikes to help him feel settled and at home.”

Fourth anniversary at Great Oaks


“Our mum has just enjoyed her fourth anniversary at Great Oaks, which is a tribute in itself to the standard of care.”

Son of resident

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Son of resident

“Our mum has just enjoyed her fourth anniversary at Great Oaks, which is a tribute in itself to the standard of care.”

Nothing is too much trouble


“The carers, the reception staff, the manager and the nurses are all friendly and helpful - nothing is too much trouble.”

Daughter of resident

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Daughter of resident

“The carers, the reception staff, the manager and the nurses are all friendly and helpful - nothing is too much trouble.”

Friendly and Helpful


“The staff were friendly and helpful. I cannot recommend this care home more for a loved one with dementia.”

Daughter of resident

Encore Care Homes
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Daughter of resident

“The staff were friendly and helpful. I cannot recommend this care home more for a loved one with dementia.”
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Meet the Home Manager, James Glanville

James, Manager of Great Oaks

James says “Great Oaks is such a beautiful home and it is a privilege to be involved with its next steps as we move forward. Care is about compassion, empathy, and a raft of various emotions but just as importantly, it is about people. Great Oaks is about our residents, their loved ones and our team who are essentially the backbone of the home.”

James is an experienced professional Care Home Manager, with over 20 years’ experience of working in senior leadership roles in the Social Care sector.

He brings exceptionally strong management skills, with extensive experience across varied settings, including comprehensive knowledge of the day-to-day management requirements within a large care home such as Great Oaks. He has great experience of leading, and quickly builds a cohesive workforce, that work well together as one team.

Feedback

Take a look at some of our residents’ stories and see what they say about living at Great Oaks

Get in touch

We understand that there are a lot of things to consider when choosing a care home.

If you would like to speak with someone, you can arrange a callback with our home relations team using this form. Simply let us know your preferred day and time, and one of our team members will be in touch.

Alternatively, you can visit our contact page for additional ways to get in touch.

Great Oaks Care Home, Poole Lane, Bournemouth BH11 9DP

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