Luxury, Private Residential and Nursing Care based in Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset

A warm welcome to Drumconner Bournemouth

A traditional seaside resort with a lively arts scene and café culture, a short drive from Poole harbour and a few miles from the New Forest with excellent rail and air connections.  Bournemouth has a myriad of leisure and entertainment, town centre shopping and amenities as some say, one of the happiest places to live in the UK.

That just about sums up Bournemouth and Drumconner is perfectly positioned to take advantage of it all. Just steps away from the towns award winning gardens and beaches. You’ll enjoy a fulfilling and enviable lifestyle that’s hard to match anywhere else on the south coast. 


Our elegant and brick-built villa provides a luxury, elegant and spacious home is located in the leafy area of Westbourne, Bournemouth originally opened by Sir Thomas Lees in 1988 boasting a rich history whilst retaining many of its original and architectural features with its stunning grand staircase and ballroom.  With ample parking and great transport links Drumconner Bournemouth is a historic building which has a country manor feel with award winning gardens designed by a local company. You will find wonderful facilities with exciting activities and plenty of places to relax or entertain for residents who appreciate the quality, comfort and exceptional care we offer.

There is a combination of original and spacious new rooms offering a choice of bright light and elegant accommodation   of varying sizes many with either a private patio, or leafy garden views offering high levels of interior finish.

Rooms are ready for personalisation, many are equipped with the very best specialist equipment, overhead hoists and electric profiling beds, to ensure safety, comfort and ease of living. Drumconner  is proud to offers residents, the highest standards of residential and nursing care in warm comfortable and luxurious surroundings.

The beautiful building has been restored and extended to create a welcoming extremely comfortable care home with grand interiors and luxurious rooms named after local areas like Abbotsbury, Bryanston, Canford   The 37 en suite rooms offer personal and nursing care on a permenant or short stay basis.

The elegant and beautifully appointed lounges offer a welcoming and comfortable place to relax, read, listen to music or meet and chat with family and friends. As one of the most popular areas in the home the lounges hosts art classes, exercise sessions, talks, entertainers and numerous other activities offered by our dedicated activities team.

Drumconner offers an enriched quality of life offering bespoke care tailored to the personal choices and needs of each resident. Sharing time, conversations and activities means everyone can contribute, be involved as much or as little as they choose and  each gain something different.

Our in house hairdressing salon ensures hairdressing manicures, therapies and treatments and pamper sessions are offered weekly to both residents and guests.

Mealtimes are an important part of daily  life and we know eating well and the social experience of dining are key to health and wellbeing. We know that great food makes people happy and our beautifully designed restaurant with its comfortable, yet classic elegance is a great place for residents to enjoy their meals and drinks.  Our great chefs ensure every one’s personal preferences and dietary requirements are catered for. We enjoy helping our residents celebrate special occasions throughout the year and welcome family members and friends to join the celebrations in our home.

To ensure our residents and their families are kept busy, happy and stimulated, we offer a wide range of regular social activities and a full annual events programme, to name but a few: concerts performed by local musicians, celebration events, birthday parties, fund raising,  summer family barbeque, get-togethers and  vintage teas, talks, poetry reading and so much more. Our dedicated entertainment and activities team organise a wide range of shared hobbies such as gardening, home cooking, film shows and traditional board games and opportunities to use new skills with use of Ipad and zoom and stay in touch.

Our Award winning landscaped gardens with pergola and comfortable garden furniture have been designed to encourage socialising with many areas to sit and enjoy throughout the year as well as being used for garden activities and events.  Gardening and fresh air offer many important health and well being benefits to residents with a huge positive impact.

Whatever the residents choices and expectations we are here to help them lead the best possible lives with help and support on hand whenever it is needed.

Drumconner  Bournemouth is  proud of the  outstanding reputation it has built and is run professionally and responsibly with integrity and care. Our expertly trained staff are qualified, competent and passionate about enhancing each residents quality of life with emphasis on promoting respect, independence privacy and choice.

In order to provide excellent care we believe we need to understand the person being cared  for  focusing on the small things that make a difference  to someone’s day providing everyone with the opportunity to continue to live life to the full spending each day as they choose.  By understanding each residents story, their needs and expectations staff are able shape the personalised care offered led by the principles of kindness, empathy, integrity, respect and trust. Every member of the Drumconner team undergoes training so that they can contribute to the care of the residents needs and support them in their daily activities.

Drumconner  Bournemouth has built excellent relations with local General Practitioners and other professionals so there is always outstanding support for each resident ensuring  peace of mind for the resident and their family with our  highly qualified and experienced nursing teams providing care 24 hours a day.

At Drumconner  the residents are at the heart of everything we do we are committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment and focused on wellbeing and safety enriching the lives of residents. We are proud of our excellent reputation for providing outstanding care, and most importantly, caring about the personal needs of each resident. We stand by the ethos that each resident will be treated as the unique person they are respecting their right to dignity and privacy and enabling them to lead as fulfilled a life as possible, ensuring their care needs are tailored accordingly.

Residents choose Drumconner knowing they in a safe and caring environment with a professional team passionate about providing  a good quality of life, delivering person centered care and living life to the full

If you would like more information about Drumconner or would like to arrange a visit please contact us we are  always happy to help answer any further questions  you may have.

What we offer

Drumconner Bournemouth provides the perfect combination of an elegant home with exceptional facilities and high quality professional care.





Find us at:

Follow the directions below find the Drumconner Care Home. Bus: All major bus routes from Bournemouth and Poole stop within a short distance of the home.
Car: Take the M3 from London to Chandlers Ford, then follow the M27 West and then change onto the A31 past Ringwood. Take the A338 –Wessex Way- for about 8 miles until a roundabout, take the first exit- B3066 and then at the next roundabout take the third exit onto Poole Road. Drumconner Care Home will be about 500yards on the right past the traffic lights.