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Somerleigh Court – an independent lifestyle in the heart of Dorchester

Residents at award-winning retirement community Somerleigh Court, set in the heart of the historic town, are able to enjoy an independent lifestyle and take advantage of everything that vibrant Dorchester has to offer. This family-owned community is positioned right on the doorstep of the charming Borough Gardens, a beautiful 19th century park laid out to the design of William Goldring – who was the brain behind Kew Gardens. During the summer months the bandstand in the gardens plays host to numerous concerts. Additionally, residents are able to access the adult fitness equipment at the park.
All the attractions, quaint streets, museums, cafes and shops of the market town are a mere stroll away. Operated by award-winning and internationally renowned retirement community operator, LifeCare Residences, Somerleigh Court comprises 68 one- and two-bedroom apartments and boasts award-winning healthcare services – including an on-site nursing home and specialist dementia unit.
Somerleigh Court offers retirees a fully independent lifestyle, but with the reassurance of care, if needed and all residents have access to generously sized apartments which all have a lovely traditional feel to them. The LifeCare Residences team is proud of the homely feel and sense of community that the residents enjoy. At Somerleigh Court, and across all LifeCare Residences communities, the following support services come as standard; housekeeping, laundry, maintenance support and domiciliary care, allowing residents to relish a more active lifestyle with fewer chores. An activities co-ordinator is also on hand at Somerleigh Court to create a revolving calendar of events, talks and excursions for residents.