Specialist Residential & Nursing Care, Bournemouth

A ‘Knight’ to Remember

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Unfortunately she and her husband were unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances, so she got in touch with us at Great Oaks in the hope to gift her tickets to somebody deserving, where it would...

Great Oaks bakes up a storm for Alzheimer’s Society

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Cupcake Day is celebrated every year and is dedicated to raising awareness and the funds required for the fight against dementia. Residents, as well as their friends and family, were all welcome to pu...

Dementia Action Week 2019

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Taking part in Dementia Action Week is a great way to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, which is why we are delighted to support this annual campaign. This year’s theme i...

Great Oaks takes part in Encore’s ‘Show You Care with Fresh Air’ competition

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To celebrate the change in season and temperature, Encore created this competition to encourage our care teams in all of Encore’s homes to enjoy time spent outside with residents, as part of the compa...

Great Oaks holds gigantic Easter egg hunt for residents and the local community

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The day kicked off with the talented local singer, Rebecca Osborne, who performed a variety of hits from the 40s-60s. This was really popular with many of our residents who enjoyed listening to the mu...

Great Oaks care home welcomes soft food diet specialist

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Patrick Fensterseifer, head chef at Great Oaks, specialises in the production of dysphasia meals which means he is able to cook dishes for residents who have difficulties with swallowing. Patrick is p...

Be an Effective Leader!

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  The staff from Hamble Heights, Great Oaks Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange delivered their end-of-programme presentations to the group, which included the Home Managers and Encore management. Th...

Dealing With Dementia (Infographic)

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In the UK alone, there are around 850,000 people with dementia – a number that is expected to rise drastically by 2050. However, although the syndrome affects so many, due to the fact it comes in a va...

Easter treats at Great Oaks

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The Easter Bunny paid Great Oaks a visit this Easter weekend when Sally and Carla from Tesco in Tower Park, Poole, very generously donated lots of Easter treats to our residents. We were pleased to ha...

World Rocks Against Dementia

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On Friday 23rd March, Great Oaks took part in the worldwide charity event, World Rocks Against Dementia, supported by Alzheimer’s Disease International. There was an excellent turnout for the event wi...

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