About us

Casterbridge Lodge, a multidisciplinary care home based in the beautiful village of Winterbourne Steepleton near Dorchester, offers the very best in residential and specialist dementia care.

We offer a welcoming, safe and friendly care home environment where our residents can benefit from excellent care whilst continuing an independent life.

Our commitment to providing the utmost in care is evident in all we do, from the interesting and varied activities programme and nutritious, delicious meals, to the comfortable surroundings and opportunities for friendship and interaction with staff and residents alike. We provide an environment that enables our residents to experience the very best quality of life.

What to expect

We treat everyone who comes into contact with Casterbridge Lodge with complete care and respect. We employ a highly trained team of caregivers, helping us to offer the very best quality of care in a homely and comfortable, yet stylish and modern environment.

As moving into a care home represents a huge life change for many of our residents, we strive to ensure that their quality of life continues to the very highest standard. We do this by creating a caring, home from home environment with delicious, nutritious food, an active social life and plenty of simulating, enjoyable activities.

Working with each individual, their families and their previous caregivers, we tailor each care plan to our residents’ individual needs, ensuring that their changing medical, physical and emotional needs are all attended to by our multidisciplinary team.

Our Ethos

We believe in providing a safe, home from home environment with the very best quality of life and the highest standards of care. We are committed to best practice and achieving excellence, without compromising on the compassionate and caring atmosphere that makes Casterbridge Lodge a special place to live, work and visit.

Our Team

Our highly trained, compassionate and caring team are essential to all that we do here at Casterbridge Lodge. All staff are recruited for their natural empathy and caring approach, ensuring that all residents are respected as individuals and treated with compassion and dignity. However, while a caring nature is essential, we do not make compromises when it comes to the quality of our staff. All team members have the best training and receive ongoing development and educational opportunities to ensure that the standard of care on offer is as good as it gets.

Investing in the best staff

Here at Casterbridge Lodge care home, we invest in our staff, providing ongoing training and further education opportunities during their time with us. We ensure that our staff are constantly aware of developments in their field and help them to maintain the very best practice at all times. Doing so encourages them to stay with us for longer, allowing for the continuity of care that our residents value so highly.