Stories from our home


Origami Trees

14th January 2021 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Jean and Ray are busy making origami trees Read more

Carpet Boules!

1st January 2021 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories An afternoon of competitive carpet boules! Read more

A visit from Santa!

26th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories We had a lovely surprise visit on Christmas Day and our ladies and gentlemen enjoyed opening their gifts from their friends and family. Read more

Mulled Wine, Carols and Christmas!

24th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Mulled wine, mince pies and Christmas carols and a Christmas Queen’s speech! Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookies

22nd December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Baking chocolate chip cookies Read more

A Creative Art Class!

22nd December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Our ladies and gentlemen have been taking part in art classes during December, we use a range of mediums and techniques to get some brilliant results! Read more

Dominoes in the afternoon

20th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories On this cold December day what better than a cosy afternoon indoors playing dominoes Read more

Festive flowers!

14th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories We enjoyed creating table decorations for around the home today, these lovely flower arrangements will go onto the tables in the dining rooms Read more

Winter Village!

13th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Our talented Chefs made this beautiful gingerbread village! Our ladies and gentlemen decorated gingerbread people and reindeer to add to the scene. Read more

Christmas Cones

11th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories After collecting cones from the garden we made these lovely Christmas trees, we love getting creative and adapting things we can find. Read more

Mulled Wine and Pastries

10th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Mulled wine and pastries.. what better way to spend a chilly afternoon! Read more

Its time for Boules!

7th December 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories This is Leslie playing carpet boules. He had a tough time trying to beat the ladies. Read more

Keeping in touch..

2nd November 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories Communication is so important and we encourage our ladies and gentlemen to connect with loved ones on regular Zoom calls. They enjoy sharing stories and seeing those they love who aren’t always able to visit. Read more

Pine Martin Grange – Best Hanging Basket

2nd August 2020 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories

This summer we had a Dormy Care gardening competition across all 4 of our locations! Pretty flowering baskets adorned the home and gardens which surround our home in Wareham. The green fingered team enjoyed adding some colour to the home and they thrived during the warmer days. We think they look ab...

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We’re getting into the Christmas spirit at Pine Martin Grange!

12th December 2019 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories

We’ve had lots going on this December in the run-up to Christmas! From activities in the home to events in the local community, we’ve certainly been getting into the swing of things this festive season. From Christmas concerts, to decorating the home, there’s never a dull day at Pine Martin Gr...

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Ladies at Pine Martin Grange make people smile with their singing

6th September 2019 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories

This Tuesday, some of the lovely ladies at Pine Martin Grange spent the afternoon singing, with a beautiful rendition of the popular Louis Armstrong song, ‘When you’re smiling’. Staff and residents were full of praise, commenting that the song certainly made them smile! Singing and dancing is ...

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A day of fun at care home open day

28th June 2019 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories

C are Home Open Day is in full swing at Pine Martin Grange, with activities, cake, singing and dancing already taking place, with more to come this afternoon! So far, our ladies and gentlemen have made the most of the glorious sunshine, taking part in outdoor art classes in the beautiful landscaped ...

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Birthday celebrations in the sunshine

27th June 2019 | Pine Martin Grange | Stories

T his week, a few of our ladies and gentlemen took advantage of the sunshine and got involved with our Gardening Club as well as celebrating one lady’s birthday with delicious tea and cake in the beautiful landscaped gardens of Pine Martin Grange. Staff and residents alike thoroughly enjoyed the a...

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Pine Martin Grange helps resident set sail for the first time in 6 years

14th August 2018 | Pine Martin Grange | News

After a life on the sea, Pine Martin Grange resident John Newbury has been unable to set sail for the past six years. Living with Parkinson’s Disease means that John – a retired Captain and Master Mariner – has been unable to pursue his passion for sailing. Pine Martin Grange desperately w...

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Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Safe visiting protocol with designated visitor suite, visiting will always be according to the local government restrictions
Abundant supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Regular testing for all staff and residents to help prevent the risk of transmission
Highest measures of infection control throughout the home
Activities Teams plan and host socially distanced activities
Socially distanced dining experience

Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Safe visiting protocol with designated visitor suite, visiting will always be according to the local government restrictions
Abundant supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Regular testing for all staff and residents to help prevent the risk of transmission
Highest measures of infection control throughout the home
Activities Teams plan and host socially distanced activities
Socially distanced dining experience