Nursing homes in Dorset

Are you looking for respectable nursing homes in Dorset? Well if so, you need to look no further than The Old Rectory Care Home. Catering for those over 60, our well-established Dorset nursing home has a plethora of experience providing state-of-the-art care for a multitude of health conditions, such as dementia and palliative care. To find out more about our highly-regarded facilities and second-to-none care, get in touch with our approachable and considerate team today, by calling us on 01929 425383.


Looking for the most acclaimed nursing homes in Dorset?

Understandably, the prospect of putting a family member or loved one into a nursing home can be incredibly emotionally distressing and a very daunting prospect. Out of all the nursing homes in Dorset and the nursing homes in Swanage, we are wholeheartedly confident that our services, staff and overall experience are second-to-none.

With a reputation that precedes us throughout Dorset and the surrounding areas, when searching for the best nursing homes in Dorset, we’re the obvious choice. Situated in a leafy and tranquil village, our care home provides unsurpassable and unbeaten levels of care, which has resulted in The Old Rectory Care Home being known as one of the best nursing homes in Swanage.

As a company, we are proud to provide an outstanding senior living environment for a number of specialist conditions, for every eventuality. Our expertly-trained, professional and accredited staff are competent in the following types of care:

Nursing homes in Dorset

  • Dementia Care
  • Nursing Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Residential Care
  • Respite Care (minimum of 2 weeks)


To find out more information, should you have any questions or queries about what to expect from one of the most highly-regarded nursing homes in Dorset, don’t be shy about getting in contact. We’d be delighted to share our expertise with you, giving you all the information you need to make an informed decision that suits you and your family.


Here’s why, out of all the nursing homes in Dorset, The Old Rectory Care Home is unsurpassable and second-to-none

Out of all the nursing homes in Swanage, Dorset and beyond, our dedication to ensuring the well-being of our residents, goes far beyond just care. Our friendly and caring staff work tirelessly, around the clock, to make sure that our residents receive simply the best care on offer, in Swanage and Dorset.

While there are a number of reasons why you’re sure to not regret choosing our Dorset nursing home, we thought it would be advantageous to list a few of the many benefits below.

  • We a 5* food hygiene rating
  • Achieved a good CQC overall rating in our 2017 report
  • Expertly-trained medical professionals who have been thoroughly trained to deliver holistic care
  • On-site nurses that are available on a 24-hour basis
  • Call bell in every room in case of emergencies
  • Great communal facilities and accommodation
  • A plethora of activities for residents run by our dedicated activities coordinators


Do you still need convincing that The Old Rectory Care Home is one of the finest nursing homes in Dorset? If so, it would be advisable to have a look at our high-definition gallery, to find a wide selection of images from some of the recent projects we have completed for our satisfied customers.

We also encourage you to have a look at some of our recent feedback from the families of our service users. After all, you don’t have to just take our word for it that we are one of the finest nursing homes in Dorset, listen to our glowing testimonials.

“To all the lovely staff at The Old Rectory – thank you for treating my mum so kindly and with care. The rectory became like a second home to us and you all treated us, the family, like friends for which we also thank you.”

If you are looking for the best care home in Swanage, for your family member or loved one, you’ve found the company that you have been searching for.


Contact us

Your arduous search for one of the most acclaimed nursing homes in Dorset is now over, as you know that The Old Rectory Care Home is truly a cut above the rest. Are you ready to get in touch with our friendly, professional and courteous team today, to discuss how our Dorset nursing home can benefit you and your family?

If so, don’t hesitate to get in contact by calling us on 01929 425383, or by emailing us at Alternatively, you can send us your inquiry by filling out the contact form on our easily navigable website.