Ashminster House Care Home

Clive Dennis Court,




TN24 0LX

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Care enquiries 01233 428436
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All other calls 01233 664 085

Ashminster House Care Home in Ashford

Located close to the historic market town of Ashford, Ashminster House is a modern purpose-built care home with a warm, friendly and inviting atmosphere offering high quality 24-hour nursing and dementia care. We are proud to be one of the first homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 dementia care programme, reflecting the enhanced quality of dementia care and improved quality of life experienced by residents here at Ashminster House.

Ashminster House has en-suite furnished bedrooms which can be personalised, tasteful dining rooms and cosy lounge areas which overlook an enclosed patio and garden displaying a beautiful assortment of colourful plants and established shrubs. The atmosphere is very relaxed and our team of highly-qualified and attentive staff focus on the individual needs of our residents with a bespoke care plan for each person.

Our dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care that affords the best possible alternative for those who are no longer able to manage at home. We support our residents in regaining independence, choice and freedom in their lives in a safe and homely setting. Our team of chefs are passionate about producing nutritious meals which are appetising and varied.

Our activities team offer a variety of pastimes to suit the interests of our residents ranging from arts and crafts to musical events and much more, as well as regular outings. Why not arrange a visit to come along and meet the team for a coffee and a chat? You will be warmly welcomed.

Types of care

Celebrating life, individuality and dignity is all part of the Barchester philosophy, so the care we provide is designed around these values. We understand that each person has individual needs, so our staff are trained to deliver bespoke, person-centred care to those we support.

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Nursing Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay


  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training


  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Beverley Therese

General Manager

Hi, my name is Beverley, and I am the General Manager here at Ashminster House. Welcome to our website!

Becoming a nurse over 40 years ago was the achievement of a childhood ambition to help and care for people professionally. I began my career in Bristol and became a nursing home manager in Kent just over 10 years ago. Having cared for the elderly for most of my career, it is my passion and my specialism is caring for people living with dementia.

I enjoy giving the highest standard of care and know that is also what Barchester strives for. I am most looking forward to leading a team and being part of Barchester as a company, whose visions align with mine.

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Syndie Parbhu

Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Syndie, and I am the Deputy Manager here at Ashminster.

I am a Registered Mental Health Nurse and previously lead our Memory Lane community, where our team are dedicated to supporting residents living with dementia.

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Sabrina Cox

Head of Unit/Team Leader

Sabrina has worked at Ashminster House since 2008 when she commenced as a care assistant.

She has developed her skills and successfully gained both level 2 and recently level 3 Health and Social Care vocational qualifications.

Sabrina leads our very homely residential dementia unit with her team and is about to commence the Care Practitioner training Programme to enhance her skills.

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Andrea French


I have worked for Barchester since November 2010.  I was an Administrative Assistant at another home until January 2015 at which point I moved to Ashminster House and took up the role of Administrator to join the fabulous team here.  My role mainly consists of HR, Payroll and Accounts although my day can include far more variety, including chatting with our lovely Residents.   I have 20 years Admin Experience and have achieved  NVQ II in Business Administration and GCSE/AS Level in Accounting.

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Elaine Hilden

Activities Coordinator

I have worked at Ashminster house since 2003, first as a carer and then progressed to an Activity co-ordinator. I have a wealth of experience as well as NVQ's in Health & Social care, Activities in the care setting & Dementia.

I am passionate about fulfilling resident's everyday life skills, by getting to know the individual residents, with a person centred approach, finding out about their experiences & expressing those, for example, through reminiscing with items of old.

My hobbies include antiques, dogs & spending time with my family.

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Neil Swithenbank

Maintenance Manager

I joined the team at Ashminster house in January 2015. I was a Divisional Maintenance Champion at this years Barchester Care Awards. My main responsibility is to maintain the home to the highest standard, providing a safe and comfortable environment in which to live and work. This is a great role that makes every day different. I can be fixing leaks, changing light fittings, working in the garden or helping families personalise Residents rooms, and that's just the morning!

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Derek Alldridge

Head Housekeeper

I am the Head Housekeeper for Ashminster House and have been with the home for seven years.

My role is varied and includes making sure high standards of cleanliness is maintained. 

I have a passion for classic & historic cars and am a keen photographer.

Life at Ashminster House Care Home

Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & events


Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us

Ashminster House Care Home

CQC Overall rating


08 September 2018

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10-60-6 Enhancing dementia care