Care Homes in Dorset


There are many care homes in Dorset but at Delph House, we like to stand out from the rest by providing our residents and their families with the highest levels of care and support. If you’re looking for a safe, warm and happy place to live or you’re a family member or friend looking for a loved one, you’ll find everything you require here at Delph House. Call us on 01202 692279 to find out more today.

Being one of the Best Dorset Care Homes

Here at Delph House we implement our philosophy into everything we do. That means we make sure that each of our resident’s physical, psychological, spiritual and socio-cultural needs are met. We work closely with family and friends to ensure each resident feels at home, with each resident receiving a unique care package that has been designed using all the information we collate from the resident and their loved ones.

Independence and maintaining each resident’s independence is hugely important to us. As one of the best care homes Dorset has to offer, each one of our residents has a right to freedom and choice. They are also actively encouraged to reminisce, express their emotions and enjoy social stimulation thanks to daily activities, friendly and professional care home staff and forming bonds with other residents.


The finest retirement homes Poole Dorset can offer

We would encourage you to visit our easily navigable website for more information about our retirement homes Poole, Dorset. We have compiled lots of useful information about our philosophy, the staff as well as our numerous available services. For a better overview of the house itself and the beautiful surroundings, have a look through our online gallery.

As the top choice among retirement homes Poole Dorset has available, Delph House has a long history. First built in 1850, the building has been owned by Mrs. Haigh since 1996. We have put together a handy service users guide with some more information about the history of the facility as well as its layout.

Delph House offers the most comprehensive care system that other Poole Dorset retirement homes will not be able to match. We are experts in all of the following types of care:

  • Dementia Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Residential Care
  • Residential Nursing
  • Short Stay Respite

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    What kinds of care do we offer?

    We appreciate that each resident’s circumstances are different, which is why we’re one of the Dorset care homes that provides different types of care services.

    Short stay respite

    Family members who would like a break from caring for their elderly relative can hand their care over to us for a minimum of two weeks or more. Your loved one will find Delph House warm and welcoming, with 24 hour care available. With this in mind, it’s no wonder we’re considered one of the finest care homes Dorset has to offer.

    Residential care and residential nursing

    Having been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission, we’re one of the top care homes in Dorset for residential care. Those who wish to make Delph House their permanent home will find warm, comfortable accommodation, meals, drinks and 24 hour care from qualified registered nurses if required.

    Dementia care

    It’s also good for you to know that when it comes to care homes, Dorset can’t offer you anything better than our team of specialist dementia trained care staff. Thanks to the creation, implementation and ongoing assessment of each resident’s care plan, they’ll receive appropriate dementia care for their ever-changing needs.

    Palliative/ End of Life care

    We understand how difficult and emotional this type of care is, so we provide respectful and proactive care that’ll ensure the resident’s comfort and wellbeing in the last stage of their life.


    One of the best care homes Dorset has to offer

    A luxury care home situated in the leafy suburbs of Broadstone, Poole, Delph House is one of the top located care homes in Dorset. It not only gives our residents the benefit of some fantastic days out in the nearby beautiful beach locations of Poole and Bournemouth, but means we’re easily accessible to visiting friends and family, too.

    So what truly makes us one of the best care homes in Dorset? Inside, you’ll find each of our rooms has been tastefully and luxuriously decorated, and we have subtly incorporated all the equipment that our care staff require to tend to each resident’s unique needs. See our gallery for an insight.

    The best care homes in Dorset will always keep residents occupied and stimulated through daily activities and means of social interaction.  You’ll find an extensive and interesting list of activities here at Delph House including:

    • Board games for any downtime periods
    • Weekly singsongs
    • Manicures
    • Music and movement classes
    • Animal visits
    • Seasonal parties
    • Walks and one-to-one activities

    In addition to a daily schedule of care homes in Dorset stimulating activities, residents benefit from a visiting onsite hairdresser, a laundry service, religious services and medical attention from a visiting GP if required.

    Contact us

    If you’re searching for care homes in Dorset, make Delph House your first port of call. Our friendly team are here to talk to you and answer any questions that you may have. Ring us on 01202 692279 or email us using the online contact form.