Gainsborough Care Home is in the Isle of Purbeck and offers a range of care services as part of the James Day Care Centre in Swanage.

Gainsborough Care Home is registered for 48 residents and caters most specifically for older people and those suffering with dementia.

The home boasts light, modern facilities and amenities. There are assisted bathroom/ wet-rooms, WC’s on each floor, a number of communal lounges and a dining areas and delightful, enclosed gardens for residents to enjoy.

The home also has a specialist dementia suite accommodating six residents with advanced dementia needs which is supported by a team of specially trained care workers.

Day care and respite care is also available at Gainsborough Care Home.

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Last CQC report update July 26, 2019 • Listing updated June 16, 2020

Registered Manager: Rosie Hanmer


Number of beds: 48

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Residents may bring: Own furniture
Own decoration
Rooms have: Phone point
TV point
Lifts *: Full lift
Wheelchair access *: To all floors
Outdoors *: Secure garden
Personal care cost from:595.00
Meals: Meals are Flexible
Meals are prepared in the home
Special diets are accommodated for
Family and friends: Visitors welcome at any time
Available activities: Entertainment in the home
Regular activities programme
Registration & Specialisms
Services / Care offered: Adult care (over 18 years)
Elderly care
Mental health condition
Palliative care
Physical disability
Respite cover
Sensory impairment