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Situated in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset close to Shaftesbury, Gillingham is a small town known for its historic architecture and excellent transport links. There is one care home in the town, offering a range of tailored care options.

Types of care available in Gillingham

We provide a number of care options, including residential care, assisted living and dementia care.

Residential Care
Nursing Care
Respite and Short stays
Day Care
Recovery post-op or after illness
Palliative care

Our care homes in Gillingham

The Mellowes

Common Mead Lane,Gillingham,SP8 4RE

We don’t provide care for the following:

  • red-cross Early stage dementia
  • red-cross Advanced dementia
  • red-cross Parkinson's
  • red-cross Huntington's

Bupa has one care home in Gillingham : The Mellowes.



Currently, specialised dementia care is not available in Gillingham.
Bupa accepts both private and local authority funding at our care home in Gillingham. Please contact our customer care team on 0333 242 9138 for further information on pricing, as this varies depending on care needs.
All of Bupa’s care homes offer respite and short stay care. Call our customer care team on 0333 242 9138 to find out more about our care home in the South East.
There are 45 other Bupa care homes in South East: The Donnington,Argyles,Bayford House and Thatcham Court in Newbury, Oakcroft House in West Byfleet, Collingwood Grange in Camberley, Freelands Croft in Fleet, Waverley Grange in Farnham, Oak Lodge,Wilton Manor,Maypole,Knights' Grove and Northlands House in Southampton, The Goldbridge in Haywards Heath, East Dean Grange in Eastbourne, Wingham Court and Arbrook House in Esher, Fountains Lodge in Tunbridge Wells, Tadworth Grove in Epsom, Brunswick Court in Watford, Dean Wood in Brighton, Warren Lodge in Ashford, Broad Oak Manor,Wilmington Manor and Eglantine Villa in Dartford, Puttenham Hill House,Eastbury Manor and Ashley Park in Guildford, Beacher Hall and Parkside in Reading, Dene Place in Leatherhead, Hadley Lawns in Barnet, Ashley Lodge in New Milton, Richmond Village Witney in Witney, Sutton Lodge in Weybridge, Green Gates in Oxford, St Mark's in Maidenhead, Church Farm in Chichester, Copper Beech in Uckfield, Kilfillan House in Berkhamsted, Field House in Harpenden, Richmond Village Letcombe Regis in Letcombe Regis, Staplehurst Manor in Tonbridge, St George's in Cobham, Hill House in Borehamwood.

News and events from our care homes

Over the last couple of months our amazing residents and staff have done everything they can to maintain normality and keep spirits high. Here are just some of the latest activities and events that have been happening in our care homes.

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