St Jude’s Care of Weymouth, continue to grow from strength to strength by increasing their workforce, expanding services and investing in new equipment and vehicles.   Most recently St Jude’s Care has joined forces with the Yarlington Housing Group who are a leading housing provider in the south west with over 10,000 properties in a range of tenures across Somerset, Devon and Dorset.

 Melrose Court, Poundbury. Picture: Finnbarr Webster 07967 339979

Melrose Court is a beautiful, safe and secure residential facility located in the heart of Poundbury.   Unlike residential care, residents retain complete control over every aspect of their life, in their own home, with its own front door. This brand new development consists of 63, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for rental and shared ownership.   Melrose Court in Poundbury, is designed for those who have a local connection to West Dorset, are likely to be aged 55+ and have some level of care or support need.   Not only does every apartment come equipped with a personal alarm, but for complete peace of mind, a member of staff will be on site 24/7, 365 days of the year.


St Jude’s Care is providing joint care and management services alongside Yarlington Housing Group to ensure that a seamless care service is provided to the residents.

Melrose Court, Poundbury.Picture: Finnbarr Webster 07967 339979

Ben Andrews, Managing Director of St Jude’s Care said “We are delighted to be providing additional care and services to the Yarlington Housing facility at Melrose Court, Poundbury.  Our staff are fully trained in all aspects of care and assisted living as well as providing hot food on a daily basis to customers in Weymouth Portland and Dorchester.  This partnership compliments the extra care facility already in place at Melrose Court”.

Melrose Court, Poundbury. Picture: Finnbarr Webster 07967 339979

St Jude’s Care offer a range of services from 24 hour live-in care to companionship and reassurance as well as offering support when patients are discharged from hospital or simply want a little help with domestic tasks, a freshly prepared meal via the meals on wheels service, or shopping.

If you would like to know more about St Jude’s Care please call 01305 779888 or visit their website

For further details regarding the Yarlington Housing Group please contact

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