Reviews and Testimonials

  • 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 www.ColtenCare.co.uk or call 01425 460985 *Music included in this video: Forest by Vlad Gluschenko https://soundcloud.com/vgl9 Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/forest-vlad-gluschenko Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/OMjF_LLOiC0
  • 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.
  • Children from Lymington Church of England Infant School visited Linden House to join with Linden Choirs in an afternoon of musical fun as part of BBC Music Day.
  • Jane Porter, daughter of Norma Daphne Davis, has left a touching tribute to Colten Care following the care, patience and respect her mother received at Linden House and St Catherines View. To see a full version of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNJ97XkDW2Q
  • Jane Porter, daughter of Norma Daphne Davis, has left a touching tribute to Colten Care following the care, patience and respect her mother received at Linden House and St Catherines View.
  • Colten Care homes in the New Forest area took part in a Strictly Come Tea Dance in aid of Children in Need 2018. Each home competed with a different dance style for a chance to win the prize glitter ball!
  • 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.
  • Residents and families from Belmore Lodge, Court Lodge and Linden House in Lymington attended the beautiful grounds of Woodpeckers Care Home in Brockenhurst, to see team members from all 4 local care homes come together to put on a Mary Poppins themed garden party.
  • Residents, relatives, friends, family and team members from Belmore Lodge, Court Lodge, Linden House and Woodpeckers (4 Colten Care homes local to Lymington), come together to enjoy the Carnival. Fun!
  • 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.
  • 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 www.youtube.com/coltencare
  • 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.
  • Linden House, Belmore Lodge and Court Lodge each had an exercise bike set up with a live webcam to get Pudsey home to the BBC studio and back (circa 500 miles). See all the people who helped Linden House make the journey in just 2.5 minutes!
  • Colten Care on BBC South Today about to kick start their cycle challenge for Children In Need Challenge
  • Colten Care on BBC South Today, just after a 2 week cycle challenge and just before a black tie ball, all in aid of Children In Need
  • Residents, relatives, staff and volunteers all get together to be part of the Lymington community carnival. See our page www.coltencare.co.uk/carnival for more information and photos
  • View from top of the Linden House Tower Crane
  • Children from William Gilpin School, visited Linden House, Dedicated dementia care home and shared their memories with residents.
  • Colten Care worked with St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery to create the Sharing Shorelines events for people in the community with dementia. An opportunity to enjoy and discuss art - all captured in poetry.