Retired Nurses National Home, Dorset

Specialists in residential care

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We’re looked after nicely here – it’s lovely; the carers are ever so nice

About Retired Nurses National Home

Category: Residential care

The Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) welcomes everyone, but retains a strong link to its heritage. Originally built for the benefit of the retired nursing community, we maintain our own archive of nursing history.

The home is set amongst beautiful gardens, which most of the rooms overlook. Friends and family are always welcome to visit – and can share in the joy of a meal, sitting in the gardens or joining in with one of our activities.

We understand that everyone has different needs. That’s why we create a personalised care plan for each resident to ensure that those needs are met.

Respite care is also available at RNNH. If you’d like more information, please contact us.

  • The Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) is a purpose built residential care home, staffed by a well-trained and compassionate team.

  • There’s a range of activities on at the RNNH – enjoy as much or as little of them as you like! The summer garden party is always a highlight.

  • When it comes to food, we know that choice matters. That’s why we have a menu of delicious, nutritious meals to pick from and enjoy.

  • Enjoy our beautiful gardens. If you’re feeling green-fingered, there’s even a gardening club to join.

CQC Report

CQC Report Overall: Good

Last inspected
21 April 2017

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Julie Lee, manager

Julie Lee, Manager

RNNH is a warm and welcoming care home and we are proud to look after both retired nursing professionals and others who want to share in the warmth of our home.

There are many things I enjoy about my job but one in particular is seeing new friendships grow. I love knowing that we have made that person feel welcome and secure and that they are flourishing.

We are never complacent and are always looking at ways in which we can improve the service we offer to ensure our residents are happy and comfortable in their new home.


Fees are based on an assessment of your individual care needs and will be calculated following a visit. Our fees at RNNH start from from £695 per week.

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Contact Us

If you would like to speak to us about any aspect of finding a care home or would like to book an appointment over the phone, please call us on:

020 7730 8263


Riverside Avenue
Dorset, BH7 7EE 

Telephone: 01202 396 418