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Kingfishers - New Milton - 01425 626700

Kingfishers is situated in New Milton only a few miles from both the beautiful New Forest and the cliff top and beach at Barton-On-Sea. The home offers a variety of care options including residential, nursing and specialist dementia care.


Kingfishers offers 60 beautifully appointed single bedrooms all of which have en-suite facilities, flat screen televisions with freeview, private telephones and internet availability as standard. The spacious reception area creates a welcoming atmosphere with views looking out through the dining room glass doors, into the garden. The main lounge also offers access to the beautifully landscaped garden which has several covered areas to ensure the garden can be enjoyed throughout the year. There are comfortably furnished lounges on each floor where residents can relax and chat with family and friends. The activity room is well equipped with computers and internet access for residents use as well as offering a wide range of activities to suit personal preferences and varying abilities.

The Lyndhurst suite accommodates residents with varying degrees of memory loss or dementia.  The layout and surroundings of this suite are professionally  designed to help residents with memory loss orientate themselves whilst as far as possible retaining a degree of independence in a secure and welcoming environment.

Kingfishers has been given a score of 9 out of 10 by residents and relatives on an independent care home review site. To read reviews CLICK HERE

Upcoming Events:

Click HERE to view the fun activities planned for January 2015 on our Monthly Activity Planner! 

Darren Matthews will be joining us on Friday 13 February 2015 at 6.15pm for his Valentine's Show Residents, Family and Friends are all welcome to join us for an evening of singing and dancing!

The Meadows
New Milton
BH25 7FJ 
T - 01425 626700
E -
Please note when trying to find us using Sat Nav - please use the postcode BH25 7JB

  • Home Manager - Rebecca Hannam

    Rebecca holds a diploma in healthcare management and has significant experience working in the care home industry. Most recently Rebecca was employed as Operations Manager for a charity running catholic care homes. Her emphasis is on managing the business, operational and staffing aspects of the care home and she is supported clinically by the Head of Care. Rebecca has a sound understanding of healthcare provision in care homes and is actively involved in ensuring high standards of care and overall resident satisfaction is achieved at all times. Rebecca lives locally with her husband and enjoys the leisure opportunities provided by the Solent and the New Forest.

    To contact Rebecca please telephone 01425 626700 or use the contact form below.

  • Head of Care - Barbara Harris

    Barbara takes responsibility for the Clinical Management of Kingfishers.  She has worked at Kingfishers since it opened in 2009 as a night Registered Nurse, and was promoted to Head of Care in October 2012.   Barbara holds a certificate in Teaching and Assessing and takes a lead role in mentoring student nurses who come on placement to Kingfishers.  Barbara lives locally in New Milton with her family and enjoys walking her dog on the cliff top at Barton on Sea.

  • Receptionist/Administrator - Lisa Jones

    Lisa is experienced in Customer Service and Administrative duties having worked within Somerset County Council Community Directorate where she assisted in providing Day Services for Adults with Learning Disabilities. She has also spent many years working as an Activity Organiser. Lisa moved to Hampshire in 2011, her spare time is spent playing Golf, walking and reading.

  • Receptionist - Tanya Ruzheva

    Tanya works at weekends on the Reception Desk and during the week you will see her in a different uniform as a Senior Healthcare Assistant.  Tanya is originally from Bulgaria but now her and her family live in Barton on Sea and enjoy South Coast living.

  • Activity Organiser - Carlie Nicholas

    Carlie left university in 2009 having gained a BA honours in Illustration. After working as a Healthcare Assistant in the community for a while she realised how much she loved working with people and making a difference. Carlie is now using her creative skills to provide stimulating activities for our residents living with dementia. In Carlieā€™s spare time she loves to take part in craft fairs and enjoys weaving, felting, model making and painting.

  • Activity Organiser - Astrid Jahn

    Astrid is passionate about person centred care and finds it a real privilege to work with  residents, staff and visitors providing activities. She has a wide experience in private, public and voluntary sector work, including the health sector and customer service and has Management and Social Science training. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, their dogs, singing, reading, gardening, cooking and walking.

  • Chef - Rob Davies

    Rob has been a chef for 10 years but this is his first role in a nursing home and he is enjoying building relationships with the residents at Kingfishers.  Rob lives in the heart of the New Forest  and enjoys walking and cycling, making the most of the outdoors on his days off. Rob is also a retained fire fighter which keeps him busy when not creating fantastic meals for our residents.

  • Chef - Chris Warren

    Chris has been working as a Chef for over ten years around the New Forest area. He returned to the area in 2013 after furthering his career in Australia. Chris has joined Colten Care and is Chef for Kingfishers.

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