A beautiful new nursing, residential and dementia care home in Dorset

St Ives House is a newly-built, Country House care home in Dorset, offering specialist nursing, residential and dementia care. Set in an attractive sylvan location in St Ives, close to the busy market town of Ringwood, this gracious home provides a relaxed, safe and peaceful setting for residents.

St Ives House has been carefully designed to provide comfort and convenience for residents, relatives and staff. A 60-bedroom care home with ensuite facilities and an abundance of light and space, it provides everything to make it feel homely, relaxing, safe and comfortable. Residents and friends are welcome to visit anytime and we can offer advice and answers to any questions regarding the care of a loved one.

St Ives House enjoys a peaceful and pleasant location, whilst offering easy access to the local community. The home sits on the edge of the New Forest National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty, where you will find New Forest Ponies, deer and cattle wandering and grazing in the woodlands, heaths, rivers and valleys.

Communications are excellent, with St Ives House located very close to the junction of the A338, serving Poole and Bournemouth, and the A31, providing access to Southampton, the M3 motorway and Portsmouth to the east, and Dorchester, Devon and Cornwall to the west. There is quick and easy access to local places of interest, including shops and theatres – not to mention the beautiful beaches that stretch from Christchurch to Sandbanks.

Our caring, expertly trained staff offer high quality nursing care for all levels of need – from short-term respite, to high dependency and palliative care, as well as dementia care. We tailor our provision for each individual and pride ourselves on our compassionate care, helping residents to live life to the full in a safe and homely environment.