See us on film

From time to time, with the permission of the residents, we shoot short films.

Whether you are a relative, friend or simply someone who is considering care, we hope these short films provide you with an insight and reassurance about life here in our home.
  • At Colten Care we are proud of the care we provide and despite the challenges posed in recent months our care homes have remained reassuring havens for our residents and their families. We continue to welcome new residents, for more information visit or call 01425 460985 *Music included in this video: Forest by Vlad Gluschenko Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: Music promoted by Audio Library
  • Our VE celebrations put a smile on everyone's face, we've put together a short film to show you just how much fun we had across our 21 homes!
  • International Dance Day, held on the 29th April each year, celebrates the importance of all genres of dance to improve health and wellbeing. This year our teams and residents celebrated it in our homes, displaying and impressive array of creativity and dance moves!
  • ONE TEAM Residents and staff at all 21 Colten Care homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Sussex staged a 'clap for the carers' to show their appreciation of the amazing work done every single day by carers and colleagues.
  • A short film showcasing our inaugural Colten Champions Awards. An internal awards programme, set out to recognise those who consistently deliver above and beyond expectations!
  • As part of an ongoing partnership with the Chewton Glen, twelve of our chefs hone their skills at The Kitchen cookery school, by learning new ways to create well-balanced, colourful and tasty meals for our residents across our 20 care homes.
  • Fernhill Home Manager, Gina Smith, discusses how we deliver on our dementia promise of supporting our residents and their families to overcome the challenges associated with dementia.
  • Thank you to Kay Gibson (Admiral Nurse at Colten Care), Rachel Johnstone (Dementia UK) and Jenny (relative of resident at Colten Care), who kindly came together to help explain the role of an Admiral Nurse in this short 4 minute film.
  • Colten Care have invested in a Magic Table interactive projector, which helps bring joy and happiness to people living with Dementia. It is available in two of our dedicated dementia homes, The Aldbury and Fernhill in Dorset
  • Three Colten Care homes local to Ringwood take a special trip to see the Aurum Vocale rehearsal in Parish Church of Saint Peter & Saint Paul
  • Here is a short film that shows how Colten Care brings our five values to life each day in our homes. This film showcases residents and relatives discussing their experiences as well as testimonials. To see more films created by Colten Care please visit our channel at
  • A 10 minute film explaining the role of residential & nursing homes in caring for people living with dementia and memory loss. With contributions from charities, experts, care home staff and relatives of residents. Our warmest thanks go to all who kindly contributed, making this film possible.
  • A short 7 minute film about Colten Care's approach to Dementia Care including experiences kindly shared by relatives.
  • Five residents from Fernhill dedicated Dementia Care Home, enjoyed a creative day out in the historic Hampshire village of Buckler’s Hard. SPUD works brought Colten Care's residents together with artists for a fun, inspirational day
  • A short 3 minute film about Fernhill, a Dedicated Dementia Care Home in Longham, Dorset and part of Colten Care. Our warmest thanks go to the relatives for sharing their experiences and providing their perspective.
  • Residents, relatives and friends enjoy Christmas lights and songs at Fernhill (part of Colten Care) - dedicated dementia care home.
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra play at Fernhill Dedicated Dementia Care Home (part of Colten Care) in Longham, Dorset.