Choosing the right care - An Informed Choice

Living at Bymead house

Bymeads ethos is a truly home from home atmosphere where the staff are privileged to work within the resident’s home, caring for them. We provide highly professional and exclusive care for the elderly with a personal touch. We have qualified staff and registered nurse on duty 24-hours a day providing full nursing care.




residential care

Support & Independence

support and

Bymead House holds regular residents’ meetings to ensure all residents are given a safe space and a voice. Residents can participate and have an active part in arranging activities, changes within menu choices and reflective discussions about the home, covering all departments and care received.

The extra mile: Wellbeing - a hairdresser combing lady's hair
Wellbeing - End-of-life Care

End-of-life Care

We are committed to providing end-of-life care for your loved ones. Our staff are trained to care and understand the importance of receiving good end of life care, not just for the resident but for their loved one. Bymead house has a registered Nurse on duty 24hrs a day to ensure are residents final journey is not just dignified and their wishes respected but as comfortable as possible. We also have outside medical professionals to support the home in providing the best end of life care

a home from home

Each resident’s room provides a ‘home from home’ environment, which allows the individual to personalise their own space with their own personal belongings. Residential care allows residents to be independent but are supported by staff to their specific care needs. Many of our residents choose this type of accommodation for the support, community atmosphere, and a feeling of being safe.
Testimonials - good reviews for a home from home
Accommodation - a blue bedroom
choose the right care - a comfy chair in corner of our lounge

respite care

Care - Respite Care at St Vincent's

Take a Break

Caring independently for a loved one can be challenging at times and it is important to choose the right care so you can take regular breaks to recoup. We offer short term residential stays to support carers, and allow them time to rest, confident that their loved one’s individual needs are being cared for by our dedicated staff.


We offer both short a minimum of two weeks and long term respite care a maximum of six weeks, which can boost the support network of someone who is recovering from an accident, or who needs time to rest following a hospital stay and neeeds to recuperate.

Care - Respite Care at St Vincent's

“The quality of care is outstanding for my mum, all staff are incredibly kind and respectful.”

Nutrition - a typical meal


All our residents’ meals are prepared and cooked on site. This means we are able to cater for different dietary requirements and provide nutritious, varied meals that are suitable for everyone in our care.

Care - Smiling lady at St Vincent's


It is our privilege to look after your loved ones in their remaining years. And we really enjoy the amazing feedback we receive from residents themselves, as well as their families and friends.


The home benefits from a main large lounge, a quieter smaller lounge with dining area and a conservatory that have beautiful views over the surrounding countryside to include Marshwood Vale and Stone Barrow, with sea views from the first floor.