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Wellbeing of Body, mind and spirit

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.

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.

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Bymead House has an extensive activities programme, which is the heart of the home, ensuring wherever possible that our residents can continue to participate and enjoy activities to fulfil their interests and hobbies both past and new.

Bymead holds inhouse activities as well as outside entertainment to include fates and themed events. We encourage the local community to join us wherever possible.


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popular Nearby activities

  • Located in Charmouth, surrounded by the Jurassic coastline
  • Village amenities: Beach, Heritage Centre, coffee shop, ice cream parlour, bakery, shops
  • Nearby attractions: Stone Barrow, Golden Cap, Philsdon Pen, West Bay, Lyme Regis with The Cobb
  • Lyme Regis features: Aquarium, museum, theatre
  • Activities: Tram rides between Seaton and Colyton, Axe Valley Wildlife Park
  • Within 10 miles: Numerous garden centres with food and gifts
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Bymead has its own minibus for trips out that will aid the individual to socialises, enjoy the picturesque local scenery, and participate in local community activities and functions.

Bymead House is also situated in the picturesque village of Charmouth, we are surrounded by the stunning Jurassic coastline. The village has its own beach with Hertiage Coast Centre, coffee shop and ice cream parlour and bakery as well as a couple of convenience shops. 

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special events

  • Resident’s birthdays
  • St George’s Day
  • Easter
  • St Patrick’s Day 
  • Anniversaries, such as VE Day
  • Christmas

Other Services

  • Hairdressing available within the privacy of your room or visit our on-site Salon
  • Chiropody
  • Medical Appointments
  • Personal shopping where required
  • Visiting optician
  • Telephone in every room for private telephone calls
  • Newspaper deliveries
  • *Some services may be at an additional, modest cost.
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  • There are many areas of outstanding natural beauty close by such as Stone Barrow, Golden Cap (the highest point on the South Coast at 626 feet), Philsdon Pen, West Bay and Lyme Regis, with its beautiful harbour (The Cobb) and beach front walk. Disabled parking is available.

    Lyme Regis also has:

    Aquarium, Natural History Museum, and Theatre.

     There are enjoyable nostalgic Tram rides between Seaton and Colyton, with refreshments at its Colyton station.

    There are numerous garden centres within a 10-mile radius of the home with food facilities and gift shops.

“My wellbeing is definitely the focus of the staff. We make our own decisions and choices. this is a very happy home.”
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We all get to the stage when life catches up with us. We offer respite care, residential care and end-of-life care, delivered by kind, caring, well trained staff.
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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.