Welcome to Oakdale Care Home in Poole, Dorset.

Everything about Oakdale has been designed with caregiving in mind to ensure the absolute comfort and dignity for our residents. We cater for people’s changing needs – physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Our exceptional facilities enable our nurse-led care teams to provide expert care 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

We offer expert care in all five key areas:

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Dementia & Alzheimer’s
  • Palliative
  • Respite care

Modern, purpose-built home

Nurse-led expert care 24/7

Personalised care to suit every individual

Private en suite bedrooms

Dedicated Wellbeing team

Home cooked nutritious meals

Visitors welcome anytime by appointment

Award-winning home

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The care we provide

Residential Care

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 ones needs; offering as much or as little care as needed.

Nursing Care

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 nurses are fully supported by a team of care assistants to ensure personal care is delivered accordingly to every person’s individual care plan and needs.

Dementia Care

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 care plan to suit their individual needs and preferences.

Palliative Care

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.

Respite Care

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

Find out more

Learn more about the various care types we offer at Oakdale in Poole.

Meet the Home Manager

Rachel Smith-Harrison

Rachel Smith-Harrison began her nurse training in 1994 in Yorkshire and has been a registered general nurse for 25 years.

Rachel moved to Dorset in 1999 to be closer to her father. Rachel’s extensive clinical experience includes working within cardiology and medical assessment units within hospitals. She progressed from staff nurse to deputy sister, to clinical practitioner on the hospital management team.

Rachel left the NHS in 2016 and has since worked within care home management. She is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the care home and is passionate about providing excellent standards of care and supporting residents to live life well.

Feedback

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

Get in touch

We understand that choosing a care home can be a difficult decision.

If you would like to learn more about our care home, including care home costs or what to expect at Oakdale, our Home Relationship Team is here to guide you. They can also answer any questions you or your family may have, as well as give you a virtual tour of the home.

Simply fill out the form and a member of our team will be in touch with you soon.

If you would prefer to speak to someone directly, please call the team on:

01202 878 149

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The place is immaculate and beautifully decorated


“The residents aren’t just plonked in front of a television and forgotten about. They are encouraged to sit together in the communal areas and socialise.”

Karen, Daughter of Oakdale resident

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Karen, Daughter of Oakdale resident

“The residents aren’t just plonked in front of a television and forgotten about. They are encouraged to sit together in the communal areas and socialise.”

We knew this would be perfect for Mum


“Staff are welcoming, friendly and warm. Rooms were modern and spacious. Food was fantastic. We are now planning on moving mum down here permanently. 7-star service.”

Lisa, Daughter-In-Law of Oakdale resident

Encore Care Homes
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2020-08-14T13:46:23+01:00

Lisa, Daughter-In-Law of Oakdale resident

“Staff are welcoming, friendly and warm. Rooms were modern and spacious. Food was fantastic. We are now planning on moving mum down here permanently. 7-star service.”

We’ve been delighted with the level of care


“Dad has told me he's very happy with his care and particularly enjoys the food. It's very reassuring to know that Dad is being well looked after”.

Jo, Daughter of Oakdale resident

Encore Care Homes
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2020-08-14T13:46:49+01:00

Jo, Daughter of Oakdale resident

“Dad has told me he's very happy with his care and particularly enjoys the food. It's very reassuring to know that Dad is being well looked after”.

Our experience has been excellent


“The quality of care and standards of the facility provides us with the confidence that my father's time at the home will be a happy and healthy one.”

Elliott, Son of Oakdale resident

Encore Care Homes
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Elliott, Son of Oakdale resident

“The quality of care and standards of the facility provides us with the confidence that my father's time at the home will be a happy and healthy one.”
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Encore Care Homes
Oakdale, Kingsmill Road, Poole BH17 8RQ

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