Specialist Nursing Care Home, Bournemouth

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...

Great Oaks care home wins LABC Dorset Building Excellence Award 2018

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Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, has been crowned the winner of the Dorset Building Excellence Awards 2018 for Best Inclusive Building. The Local Au...

Residents celebrate Mother’s Day at Great Oaks

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Our in-house catering team kindly made us a variety of flavoured muffins, with intricate icing daisy designs on top, for our residents and guests to enjoy. Strawberries dipped in chocolate were also s...

Great Oaks receives support from Bobble to celebrate National Hydration Week

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The objective of National Hydration Week, which runs from 12th-18th March, is to promote the importance of being hydrated to maintain people’s health and wellbeing, with particular importance for the ...

Green-Fingered Guest at Great Oaks

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Alasdair Urquhart, in-house plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, visited the residents of Great Oaks to give an informal presentation on the benefits that plants can bring. Alasdair explained to th...

Encore Care Homes continue to combat care sector staff shortages

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Following a recent report issued which highlighted staff shortages within the care sector, due to low wages and workload pressures, Encore Care Home is pledging to continue to buck the trend. The Nati...

Community Open Day, Wednesday, 21st February

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We would like to invite you to our community open day on Wednesday, 21st February from 10am to 2pm. We look forward to welcoming members of the public and local community to the home to found out more...

Little Rays of Sunshine at Great Oaks

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Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, has welcomed nursery and primary school children into the home, as part of its on-going ambition to strengthen its ...

Encore Care Homes promotes the need for the elderly to maintain a healthy weight

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The start of a new year brings the expectation that everyone should feel motivated to make some major lifestyle changes by improving their diet and making time to exercise more, with the goal to lose ...