This section will guide you round the elderly care and health services available in Dorset.
Staying at home and living independently as long as possible is the goal for all of us.
WHERE do you start? The chances are that you had little or no warning that you were going to need to think about long-term residential or nursing care for your loved one.
DORSET has two hospices for adults – Lewis Manning Hospice at Poole and Joseph Weld House, run by Weldmar Hospicecare Trust, based in Dorchester and serving the rural county.