- By Administrator
- Posted March 23, 2017, 2:29 pm
If you are looking for a care home or home care in Christchurch, Dorset, you will find a choice of services in and around the town.
Care homes and care services in Christchurch, Dorset include:
Helping Hands Home Care Ferndown, Little Brook House, Agincare – Bournemouth and Christchurch, Apex Care, Home Instead Senior Care, Inter-County Nursing & Care Services, Ethos Care Services, Touchwood Care Home, Queensmead, Avon View, Reside Care Homes, Naseby Care Home, the Laurels Care Home, Avon Reach, Avondene Care Home, Homefield Grange Care Home, Broadwaters, Principle House Care Home, Avon Lee Lodge, Highcliffe Nursing Home, Avon Cliff Care Home, Silver Ways, Anchor – Foxwold House, Wickmeads, Care South Home Care Services and Aucklands Rest Home.
Christchurch, Dorset information
Christchurch in Dorset has one of the largest populations of older people in the UK and the median age of residents is 69.8 years.
Christchurch is known for its attractions, including beaches, castles and forts, museums and galleries, stately homes and gardens, arts and crafts, bird watching and wildlife, performing arts, theatres and shopping.
Christchurch adjoins Bournemouth in the west and the New Forest lies to the east. Founded in the 7th century at the confluence of the rivers Avon and Stour which flow into Christchurch Harbour, the town was originally named Twynham.
During the 18th and 19th centuries, smuggling became one of the most lucrative industries in Christchurch. The town's harbour, beaches, nature reserves and historically important buildings have made Christchurch a popular tourist destination attracting some 1.5 million visitors a year. Bournemouth Airport, an international airport which handles approximately 800,000 passengers a year, is located within the borough boundary at Hurn.
Christchurch's town centre encompasses a mixture of traditional public houses, restaurants, coffee shops, antiquated cottages and historic listed buildings. The older part of the town dates from Saxon times and retains its Saxon street layout. The Grade II listed Mayor's Parlour was built as the market hall in 1745 at the far end of the High Street but was moved to its present position in 1849.It was enclosed and extended, and used as the town hall until the civic offices were built in the mid-1970s. It was restored to its former condition circa 1982 when the Saxon Square shopping precinct was built.
Christchurch Care Services
If you are looking for Christchurch Care Services take your time to find the ideal home or home care for you. Care homes in Christchurch offer a range of services including: dementia care and nursing care. Whether you are looking for a residential home or you prefer home care, so that you can stay in your own home, choose a reputable service with a CQC rating.
If you want to benefit from reduced care service fees as a self-funder, why not join the Care Co-Operative?