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Care as unique as you are

Imagine a little peace of mind... with the reassurance that your loved one is surrounded by caring people who value them for the unique person that they are.

Where they’re supported to continue their comforting routines, enjoy their favourite food, and spend time doing the hobbies and interests that they love most.

You can expect all this and more for your loved one at a Barchester care home.

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With over 200 care homes in the UK, there's always a Barchester care home near you.

Life with Barchester

Life with Barchester

We strive to make life at Barchester care homes as stimulating and fulfilling as possible and are committed to ensuring independence, dignity and choice in every aspect of daily life.

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About us and our people

At Barchester, people are at the heart of everything we do. From supporting our residents to enjoy meaningful everyday activities, providing comforting, nutritious meals, to maintaining warm and happy environments, our team ensure they get to know every resident individually, to help support them to live life the way they choose.

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Gut microbiome linked to mild cognitive impairment

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Gut microbiome linked to mild cognitive impairment

Yoghurt and parmesan cheese could be the answer to preventing memory loss as people age, a new study suggests. Scientists from the University of North Carolina in the US have found a healthy gut microbiome can improve memory.

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Eric's epic walk

Eric, a 91 year old resident at King's Park Care Home in Ferndown, Dorset, can often be found doing his

Taurine supplements could promote health in old age

Taurine is synthesised in the pancreas, but people naturally see their levels of the amino acid decline as they age. Now, scientists believe this could contribute to declining health and that supplements could be the answer to ageing better.