Our Home

There’s something special about life by the water. At Avon Reach, just five minutes’ walk from historic Mudeford Quay, residents enjoy all the invigorating benefits of fresh sea air, always supported by first class care. This is a place to live well alongside charm and calm, with comfortable surroundings, delightful cuisine, mature gardens, and sea views from the second floor.

The home is part of Colten Care, an independent and family-run company determined to set the highest standards in all aspects of care for the elderly. With our simple, all-inclusive pricing structure, there are no hidden extras or non-refundable deposits.

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Independent Reviews

Our residents and their families have reviewed us independently on carehome.co.uk:

9.7

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Review score from 47 reviews.

You can also read our resident letters and testimonials
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Our Gallery

We do our very best to make life as easy and comfortable as possible for our residents. Avon Reach benefits from elegant interior design, thought through to offer a stimulating, practical and relaxing environment.

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Colten Champions

Every year, we celebrate the hard work and dedication of the team members across the Colten group who consistently deliver above and beyond expectations. Colleagues, residents, and their relatives can all put forward their nominations, before the finalists are invited to a glittering gala ceremony at Bournemouth's Highcliff Marriott Hotel, hosted by none other than TV's Dr Hilary Jones.

Read more about the awards here

Caring Without Plastic

Colten Care has become the first major provider in the UK's private care home sector to begin a group-wide reduction of single-use plastic. This is a significant move given the care sector's traditionally high use of plastic in clinical services, person-centred care and infection control.

Here at Avon Reach, not only are we supporting all of the central initiatives, but we are also working closely with residents and relatives to seek other ways our home can reduce our consumption of plastic. If you have any ideas or suggestions which could help us in our plastic-free drive, please do get in touch.

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Our Garden

We pride ourselves on our beautiful and stimulating gardens. We recognise that many of our residents had such gardens themselves, and that gardening may have been a special pastime for them. We like to think that we can offer residents the opportunity to continue that pastime in whatever way they feel appropriate.

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Taste of Dorset Awards

We are the headline sponsor of the Taste of Dorset Awards for the seventh year running. We believe that wholesome, nutritious and well-balanced food and drink is an essential part of the care we provide. It is critical to our well-being in so many ways but should also be a pleasure in itself. With a passion for skilfully crafted and beautifully presented meals, our support for Taste of Dorset reflects our recognition of all those individuals, businesses and organisations involved in local food production.

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Our Charity 2018

Last year, Colten Care raised a fantastic £32,815.19 for various charities, with Avon Reach contributing £2,412.08. This year, our home will be supporting Guide Dogs.