Specialist Nursing Home in Branksome Park, Poole, Dorset

Branksome Park Neurological Centre is a dedicated nursing home situated between Bournemouth and Poole. Our nurse-led team provide specialist nursing care to people with a variety of complex needs, including:

  • Spinal injury
  • Brain injury or tumour
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Dementia

We also support anyone over the age of 18 living with a life-limiting condition who requires full-time residential care, as well as people who require bariatric support.

Our mission is to provide excellent care in a warm, social, and relaxing environment. With close links with physiotherapists, speech therapists, and Macmillan nurses, we provide a complete care package that can be tailored to each resident’s condition and help them lead full lives for as long as possible.

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Defining Neurological Conditions

Neurological disorders are medically defined as disorders that affect the brain and the nerves found throughout the human body and the spinal cord.

This definition covers structural, biochemical, or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord, or other nerves which can result in a range of symptoms. Examples include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, pain, and altered levels of consciousness.

Bespoke Neurological Care Plans

At Branksome Park, we understand that people with neurological conditions often have highly complex care needs. No two cases are the same, which is why each resident receives a unique care plan.

Our nursing plans take into account all aspects of a person’s life, from their personal hygiene and daily routines to medical needs. Each element of a bespoke care plan covers the resident’s personal preferences so they receive the care they want and need in a way they would like it.

Specialised Neurological Nursing Care in Dorset

Our team of high-calibre nurses are specifically trained to support individuals with neurological conditions. We offer a variety of healthcare options:

  • Residential nursing care
  • Slow-stream rehabilitation pathway
  • Intensive therapy programmes

Our team collaborates closely with community NHS therapy teams to guarantee seamless continuity of care. Regular visits from doctors and healthcare professionals ensure that every need is met. We also monitor the medical, psychological, and spiritual well-being of each resident so that we can adjust their care plans to reflect changes.

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Care Offers

Sometimes permanent, full time care is not yet needed. To help, we’re offering:

Day care: now just £19.95 per hour, or £145 for a 9-6 day.

Respite care: book for 4 weeks, and ONLY pay for 2!

Dementia-Focused Support

With dementia symptoms vary from causing people to forget significant aspects of their past, have difficulty communicating, and struggle with daily activities, their care needs can become quite complex.

Our care team is dedicated to providing high-quality care to our residents with dementia. Their extensive in-house training provides the knowledge and skills required to offer the following care with empathy, respect, dignity and kindness:

  • Personal care
  • Medical care

We believe in going beyond our care duties, so our team members are always ready to offer a friendly smile or a listening ear whenever they’re needed.

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    Types of Care We Provide

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    Life at Branksome Park

    Residents living in Branksome Park enjoy spacious, ensuite rooms which they can personalise. They have access to a full range of services to help them live comfortably, including first-rate catering and an in-house hair salon.

    We also offer exciting outings in the local area and carefully curated entertainment schedules to keep our residents engaged and fulfilled.

    Branksome Park was designed to provide the perfect care environment. Well-lit, spacious, and airy, it offers a calm and quiet atmosphere for people to receive the best possible care.

    We firmly believe that a person’s bedroom is their sanctuary, which is why we encourage each resident to personalise their rooms with furniture and photos.

    Each of our 59 bedrooms comes with:

    • Ensuite toilet and basin
    • Adjustable bed for easy assistance
    • Plenty of floor space for additional equipment and personal furniture
    • Wardrobe for belongings
    • Armchair for a comfortable place to sit

    The majority of our rooms also have disabled access showers and direct garden access.

    Our communal areas have been thoughtfully designed to maximise comfort and convenience for our residents.

    Communal spaces include:

    • Lounge
    • Dining
    • Refreshment stations
    • Seating in hallways
    • Designated ‘safe’ areas for those with memory impairment or cognitive deficits

    Spending time with nature is so important for mental well-being, which is why we provide plenty of outdoor space for the people under our care to enjoy. Our well-kept lawns, patios, and decking areas are perfect for basking in the warm sun or enjoying a cool breeze.

    In order to accommodate individuals with larger wheelchairs or those who require bariatric care, we offer four specially designed rooms. These have wider doorways into both the main room and the shower room.

    These bariatric rooms are also equipped with double doors that lead out to the courtyard and provide easy access throughout the care centre.

    We also provide a full range of bariatric equipment, such as overhead hoists, to ensure the comfort and safety of our residents.

    At Branksome Park, we offer a comprehensive range of rehabilitation services that are designed to help individuals recover and rebuild their functional and cognitive skills following medical events such as stroke, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, hip replacements, and other conditions.

    Our rehabilitation rooms are equipped with cutting-edge facilities that allow us to provide acute care services including:

    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Other related treatments

    We also offer social work and neuropsychological treatment assistance to ensure that our clients receive holistic care that addresses all aspects of their rehabilitation journey.

    FAQs For Branksome Park Care Home In Poole

    Branksome Park is situated in Poole, Dorset and is close to popular amenities. 

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England’s health and social care services regulator. Branksome Park is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home. 

    The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, residential. 

    Currently, there are 59 beds at the home. 

    This care home is owned and operated by Luxury Care. 

    There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Branksome Park, including: Dance & Music, Arts & Crafts, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations. 

    Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Branksome Park the cost of care starts from £1,750 per week. 

    It’s best to call the home directly on 01202 013319 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs. 

    Branksome Park is a nursing home that specialises in caring for those with the following health conditions:  


    • Spinal injury 
    • Brain injury or tumour 
    • Multiple sclerosis  
    • Muscular dystrophy  
    • Motor neurone disease  
    • Cerebral palsy  
    • Dementia 

    Absolutely. No two individuals will have the same care needs, which is why we assess your loved one and work with you to create a bespoke care plan.  

    Every aspect of your loved one’s life is taken into consideration and given a dedicated section within a care plan, from capabilities and daily routines to the medicines they take.  

    Yes. If your loved one is moving from the hospital, another care home or from receiving care at home, we will ensure that the same type and level of care are continued by our staff.  

    This is done through open communication with those involved and our staff working closely with NHS therapy teams when needed.  

    Yes, we are. All of our staff undergo extensive in-house training so that they have the knowledge and skills to provide high-quality care for those living with dementia. 

    We offer a comprehensive set of care, including:  


    • General residential care  
    • Nursing care  
    • Palliative care 
    • Respite care  

    We ensure all our rooms are spacious, with fitted amenities and ensuites. We encourage residents to bring any personal items with them to add to their room, helping make it truly feel like a home away from home. On top of this, each of our rooms has a memory box at the entrance, which is decorated with personal photos and images. This helps each resident identify their room while displaying cherished memories. 

    If mobility is an issue for a resident, the rooms have plenty of space for additional equipment to help them move around.  

    We organise a range of activities each week for all our residents to participate in. These include shows and singalongs, arts and crafts, coffee mornings, quizzes and bingo.  

    We encourage our residents to be as active as possible through games such as Skittles, inflatable darts, basketball and balloon tennis.  

    We also arrange regular trips to local areas of interest, such as public gardens, museums, Poole Quay and theatre and cinema trips.  

    Bariatric care refers to the specialised medical, physical, and emotional support provided to individuals who are overweight or obese, particularly those who have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher. 

    This is a type of care that we provide at Branksome Park, with four specialised rooms that have wider doorways and additional equipment.  

    Safety and well-being are our top priorities. We maintain a high staff-to-resident ratio, conduct regular assessments, implement individualised care plans, and ensure a secure environment to address the unique needs of each resident.

    Our dedicated team consists of registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, and other healthcare professionals with extensive experience and specialised training in managing complex nursing needs. We prioritise ongoing training and education to ensure our staff stays up-to-date with the latest practices and techniques.

    Yes, we understand the importance of proper nutrition and medical management for residents with complex nursing needs. Our skilled culinary team works closely with healthcare professionals, your loved one, and you to create meal plans that accommodate dietary restrictions and medical requirements while ensuring balanced nutrition and delicious meals.

    We believe in open communication and collaboration with families to provide the best possible care for our residents. We encourage family involvement in care planning, decision-making, and regular updates on their loved one’s condition. Additionally, we offer support services and resources to help families navigate the challenges of caring for a loved one with complex nursing needs.

    Our nursing home offers a range of amenities and services designed to enhance the comfort and well-being of residents with complex nursing needs. This includes spacious accommodations, nutritious meals, medication management, rehabilitation therapy, recreational activities, spiritual support, and access to medical services. 

    Facilities at our home include well-designed communal areas that have comfortable armchairs, televisions and bookcases to encourage residents to spend time there and interact with each other.  

    We are also incredibly proud of our garden, which residents can use as and when they please. Our garden is wheelchair accessible, meaning everyone can enjoy this green haven.  

    We want to ensure our residents are living the life they want to lead in our care home. To facilitate this, we offer an array of services. These include:  

    • Laundry  
    • Catering 
    • Hair salon  
    • Medical services  
    • Chaplain  
    • Well-being support 

    We adhere to strict infection control protocols and standards to maintain a clean and hygienic environment for our residents. This includes regular cleaning and sanitisation of common areas and resident rooms, proper hand hygiene practices, and monitoring of infection control measures to prevent the spread of illnesses.

    Absolutely! We encourage you and your loved one to visit our care home before signing a contract with us.  

    A visit to us enables you to see first-hand what our care home is like, get a feel for the atmosphere and speak to our residents and staff.  

    Contact us to arrange a date and time to view our care home.  

    Talk to Our Team

    Choosing a care home for a loved one can be overwhelming, but we’re here to put your mind at ease.

    We offer detailed consultations and encourage you to pay a visit to our home, so you can see our rooms and facilities for yourself. We’re also happy to answer any questions you have about our care services.

    Book a consultation online or call us at 01202 013319 to get started.


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