Wordsworth House Care Home

We are a residential care home in the beautiful town of Swanage, on the south coast. We are a family run business established 34 years ago by Mr and Mrs Weekes.

They have now handed over the running of Wordsworth house to their granddaughter Kellie. Mrs Laura Weekes is still a regular visitor to the home. Feel free to visit and meet our friendly and enthusiastic team.

You can take a look at our great activities programme and enjoy some afternoon tea.

Job Vacancies

Carers urgently required. Day and night shifts available. No experience needed as training will given. Good rates of pay. Contact Jean or Karen on 01929423614.

Professional Care
Professional care around the clock. Our friendly staff are always at hand, caring for and looking after every need of our residents 24 hours a day.
Sample Menu
Take a look at our delicious sample menu. We try to source as many foods as we can, locally. All dietary needs are catered for.
Swanage is beautiful...
We are so lucky here at Wordsworth House to be situated in one of the most beautiful towns on the Jurassic Coast. Take a look at what Swanage has to offer.
See Our Rooms
Wordsworth house is a 47 bedded home. Our bedrooms have en suite facilities, with call bell, TV and telephone points. Residents are encouraged to personalize their rooms and to bring furniture from home if they wish.
Reminiscence Room. Day Trips. BBQ's & Cream Teas in our beautiful garden. Pamper & Spa Days. and more...
CQC Report
Please take a look at our latest CQC report. Clicking the link below will take you to the CQC website where a full report of their last visit is viewable via PDF.

Wordsworth house is currently recruiting for the following positions.

  • Head Cook – Full time at £10.50 p/h
  • Care & Support Workers – Various Shifts at £7.70 p/h
  • Receptionist – Part Time at £7.50 p/h

If any of these roles are of interest, please email your CV to Kellie Cooke at admin@wordsworth-house.co.uk

Alternatively please call Sam or Kellie on 01929 423614 for further details.

Wordsworth House Care Home, Belle Vue Road, Swanage, Dorset, Bh192HR



Kellie has worked in the care setting since the age of 16yrs. She trained as a Registered General Nurse in 2006, developing knowledge and experience in many different areas such as endoscopy, oncology, Digestive diseases and theatres, but always returned to the elderly care sector.

Kellie has recently passed her registered manager interview with CQC.

Currently undertaking NVQ 5 in Leadership and Management.



Jean has worked in the care setting for the past 34yrs, starting her career actually at Wordsworth  House when it first opened in 1982, went to another home in Swanage and returned to Wordsworth House in 2009 as a Team Leader and then care manager in April 2014.

During Jeans career she has developed essential skills and knowledge about elderly care specifically, Dementia care.  Jean has completed both NVQ 2 and 3 and recently attended courses regarding the new fundamental standards in line with The Care Quality commissions regulations.

Jean is dedicated to delivering high standards of care for our residents.



Recently promoted from ‘Team Leader’ to ‘Senior Team Leader’, Erin plays a vital role within Wordsworth House.

Her key responsibilities involve managing the care staff and ensuring all documentation is completed accurately. This includes our residents care plans as these are an essential factor in helping us to provide the highest standard of care possible to our residents.

Erin has completed her NVQ Level 3 in Adult Health & Social Care and is currently undertaking a diploma qualification in Team Leading & Management Skills and is dedicated to training and continuously enhancing her skills in order to achieve within her career and job role.



Sam has a number of years’ experience within administration including previously working in a care
environment helping her to gain valuable knowledge required for working in our specific setting.

Sam is responsible for the finance role as well as many other tasks relating to administration within Wordsworth House, and would be your first point of call via telephone or to be greeted when visiting as she is based in reception.

“I have visited Wordsworth House in Swanage on numerous occasions to entertain the residents and staff for their social afternoons, Fete’s and Christmas Parties.
The staff are always so inviting and make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. The home is set in beautiful surroundings and is spacious and very comforting.
I really enjoy visiting Wordsworth House with my show and look forward to many more visits in the future.”


Steve Whale – Entertainer

Steve Whale – Entertainer

Wordsworth House

  • 01929 423614
  • kellie@wordsworth-house.co.uk
  • http://www.wordsworth-house-co.uk
  • Wordsworth House Ltd.,
    Belle Vue Road,
    BH19 2HR