Specialist Nursing Care Home, Bournemouth

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...

Leadership Success

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Many Congratulations to the first cohort on our Be an Effective Leader course! The staff from Hamble Heights in Fareham, Great Oaks in Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange in Christchurch, delivered their ...

Encore Care Homes’ residents dine with dignity

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Encore Care Homes is working closely with Dining with Dignity, a specialist training provider, to help meet the nutritional needs of residents who have dysphagia. Dysphagia is the medical term for swa...

Encore Care Homes’ activities are given some Oomph!

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Encore Care Homes is delighted to announce its new partnership with OOMPH! starting this month in all three of its homes, which are located in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Fareham. Established in 201...

Great Oaks is visited by some new furry friends

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We were excited to welcome a group of alpacas from Alpaca Adventure into the care home recently. Our new furry friends received a tour of the care home and were introduced to our residents. It was fan...

Great Oaks hosts ‘A Right Royal Knees up’

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Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth celebrated National Care Home Open Day by hosting ‘A Right Royal Knees up’ for members of the public, residents and their family and friends. The free event brought...

Encore Care Homes gives residents ‘A Breath of Fresh Care’

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Encore Care Homes has pledged to offer every resident the opportunity to spend one hour outdoors every week to boost their health and wellbeing. Staff at the firm, which manages three care homes in Bo...

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...