Care Homes in Dorset

Are you inquiring about care homes in Dorset for yourself or on behalf of a friend or family member? If you haven’t yet considered The Old Rectory Care Home, we urge you to give us a call today on 01929 425383. For many years, we have provided residents with comfortable and peaceful surroundings in which to enjoy their remaining years. We’re confident you won’t find a better care provider anywhere else in Swanage.


Discover one of the most attentive care homes Dorset has seen

care homes in Dorset
For most of us, choosing a care home is a decision that must be faced at some stage or another. It is never an easy decision to make as there are so many things to consider. At The Old Rectory Care Home, we understand that parting ways with what has been their home for many years can be difficult. That is why we aim to offer a nurturing environment as one of the friendliest care homes in Dorset.

Based in the quiet and picturesque surroundings of Langton Matravers in Swanage, The Old Rectory Care Home provides first-class care in a tranquil setting. Dorset care homes don’t come better than ours as we provide complete residential and nursing care for those aged 60 or over. Our nurses are on-call 24 hours a day and can also provide the following types of care:

  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • Palliative
  • Short-term

Inside our care homes in Dorset, you will discover interiors that have been tastefully decorated and furnished to provide a homely feel. We want you to feel like The Old Rectory Care Home is your home, and so visitors are always welcome. Residents are also welcome to bring any items of furniture or ornaments they like to make their room their own.



Here at The Old Rectory Care Home, we are one of the finest care homes Dorset has to offer for providing first-class accommodation. We have a wide selection of rooms and can offer a range of living arrangements to suit our service users. Each of our rooms has been decorated to a modern standard and comes with all the essentials such as a call bell, toilet, cabinets and sink.

As mentioned above, residents are more than welcome to bring items with them, whether this is cherished photographs or a favourite piece of furniture. Being parted from your home can be bad enough, but being parted from your beloved pet is a far worse experience. If you’re looking for care homes in Dorset that accept pets, look no further than The Old Rectory Care Home.

We accept all well-behaved pets, so you won’t have to deal with the pain of being separated from your furry companion. At The Old Rectory Care Home, residents can enjoy fresh home cooking with food served daily in our dining room and through lounge area. We are one of only a few Dorset care homes that welcome guests to stay for a meal, although we do charge a small cost for this.

Lastly, as we are one of the few care homes in Dorset to be situated in such beautiful surroundings, it seems only fitting that our residents are able to enjoy the views. Our beautiful garden is open to service users all year round and is the perfect spot to reflect on things with a cup of tea and a biscuit.



Here at The Old Rectory Care Home, we like to create an engaging environment with activities that leave our residents feeling entertained and stimulated. We want you to enjoy your stay at our home, and with our activities coordinator, you’ll be kept suitably busy. Activities typically run from Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm and include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Reminiscence Therapy
  • Bingo
  • Music
  • Trips Out (when the weather is nice)
  • Games
  • Quizzes
  • Visiting Entertainers

Our scheduled activities change from week-to-week, so you never know what to expect. We aim to find out the preferences of our service users so we can create a schedule that they will simply love. With this to offer and so much more, it is little wonder we are the most sought-after choice for Dorset care homes.


Why choose The Old Rectory Care Home?

Are you still looking for the finest care homes Dorset has to offer? If so, look no further than The Old Rectory Care Home. Situated near to the coastal town of Swanage and the Jurassic Coast, our residential and nursing home is the place to be. If you’re looking for a wonderful place to visit with the family, then the aforementioned Jurassic Coast is highly recommended.

Unlike many other care homes in Dorset, our mission is to provide our residents with a well-rounded service. We work closely with a range of professionals including a community matron to ensure that all of our service users’ needs are met. Our exceptional reputation is built on years of hard work and dedication. It is for this reason that we are fully accredited by the Care Quality Commission.



So, if you’re searching for the friendliest and most comfortable care homes in Dorset, give The Old Rectory Care Home a call today on 01929 425383. We’re confident that you won’t find a better choice in all of Swanage.