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Blandford Grange

Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7DE

Blandford Grange is a modern, purpose built care home, tastefully decorated, providing a warm, friendly and welcoming environment.

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01206 646646

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01258 458214
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Homely and comfortable

Blandford Grange provides residential and nursing care to elderly people living in Dorset, many of whom are living with dementia. The home is modern and purpose built with ample provision for activities. It is a friendly home with a team of approachable staff who go out of their way to make sure that every residents’ requests are met.

Service facilities

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Gardens
  • Wifi access
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lift
  • Garden visiting pod
  • Specialist equipment available
  • Dietary requirements met

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About Blandford Grange

Blandford Grange is a large spacious home located in the Georgian town of Blandford Forum. The home is spacious yet very homely and comfortable. The home has a modern interior and is lovely and bright with big, airy bedrooms that are tastefully decorated and nice, bright communal areas.

The atmosphere at the home is very relaxed and the staff are down-to-earth and very approachable. Visitors and residents are treated like extended family and there is a wonderful atmosphere that pervades throughout.

Activities and entertainment

Our dedicated activities team organises varied activities plans in order to keep residents stimulated and engaged. We are committed to promoting the physical and psychological well-being of our residents, with regular group and one-to-one activities.

We involve residents in the planning of our weekly activities timetables and we’re also passionate about keeping our homes and residents at the heart of the local community, working closely with community groups, schools and other community connections to keep residents involved in local activities.

Some of our regular activities include:

  • Chair yoga
  • Games
  • Singing
  • Visiting entertainers
Dining

Dining is an essential part of the care package we provide to our residents, not only from a general health and wellbeing perspective, but we believe residents should be able to enjoy eating what they want, when they want.

Our chef fully assesses all dietary needs, including likes and dislikes, allergies. special diets, through to preferred portion sizes and mealtimes.

We have a daily food menu, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mid-morning, afternoon and evening snacks and drinks are also served, and sandwiches, biscuits and other refreshments are available at any time of the day.

Location

Blandford Grange is located in the beautiful market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset. The town is close to the River Stour and the Isle of Purbeck. The local area has plenty on offer for visiting relatives, ranging from a visit to the quintessential English market to a walk in the beautiful countryside with magnificent views over the nearby villages from Hambledon Hill. Visitors can also enjoy Wareham Forest, several beaches located in Bournemouth, Poole or Weymouth and the New Forest.

Health and wellness

The health and wellness of our residents is very important and we work closely in partnership with local health and wellness professionals to ensure every resident is able to lead a full and enriched life. We welcome visiting professionals such as GPs, chiropodists, opticians and can arrange visits to other professionals if and when it may be required.

Safety

Our visiting pod in the garden, with its two entrance points, protective Perspex screens, intercom system and a nurse call button, allows us to safely facilitate visits from friends and relatives when our infection control procedures prevent us from welcoming visitors into the home itself.

Our accommodation

Arranged over three floors, our 63 bedrooms can be personalised to make them a real home-from-home, and residents are able to enjoy a selection of lounges, dining rooms and well-kept gardens for relaxing, socialising and entertaining.

All of our bedrooms are provided ready-furnished with the essentials for instant comfort, and we happily encourage our residents to bring their own treasured furnishings and belongings if they would like to do so.

Amongst our range of well-equipped areas and facilities, there’s always space for quiet contemplation, or for enjoying the company of kindred spirits, and for relishing in interests and pursuits.

Our beautiful gardens offer an al fresco setting to enjoy anything from regular exercise to taking tea.

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