Riverside Nursing & Convalescent Home, Westbury, Sherbourne, Dorset DT9 3QT | Telephone: 01935 817 229

  • Respite Care
  • Post-operative Care
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Lift
  • En-suite Rooms
  • Phone point in own room
  • TV point in own room
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fridge, Safe, Courtesy Tray on Request
  • 24-hour Nurse Call system


We will encourage you to be Independent but we will support you fully when you need help.
You have the freedom to come and go as you please. Invite your family and friends if you desire. Go to bed and get up when you wish. You will find the staff patient, kind, caring and eager to help you.
We are part of The Gold Standard Framework for Palliative / End Of Life Care and are working towards our award. Our staff are trained to deliver a high standard of care at all times. With us, you can rest assured that at the end of your life you will be treated with kindness, dignity and respect by experienced and professional nurses.
We specialise in the care of someone who has had a stroke. Our in-house physiothreapists will help you regain some of your independence and manage your disability with dignity. So if you find yourself in this position, Riverside may well be the place for you.
Staff are trained to care for those suffering from dementia and help them to live well with their disease. They are taught to understand what the person may be going through and where their memory has taken them. We are guided by the Department of Health’s Dementia Strategy.