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8.6 carehome.co.uk review score

Welcome to Fordingbridge Care Home

Located just outside Fordingbridge town centre, on the fringes of the New Forest, Fordingbridge Care Home offers a comprehensive range of specialised elderly care in a modern, purpose-built building set in secure, landscaped grounds.
“From residential, nursing and end-of-life care, to dementia, Alzheimer’s and Behaviours that Challenge, at Fordingbridge Care Home we’re proud of the dedicated, round-the-clock care we offer in an exceptional, purpose-built environment.”
Aga, Registered Manager

About Fordingbridge Care Home

Augmented by specialists in dementia, Alzheimer’s and Behaviours that Challenge, our wonderful staff work round the clock to deliver care that befits a setting that’s tailor-made to support, protect and enhance the lives of our residents. With a nurse station on each floor and the latest nurse call system, reaction times are minimised and care from our dedicated team is always close at hand.

Allegra acquires two homes in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk

16 Jan 2022

Care & nursing homes rebranded after Allegra Care takeover

01 Sep 2021

Nursing home portfolio expands with £125m partnership

01 Apr 2021

Allegra and Moorfield enter care home partnership

01 Sep 2020

Care you won't forget

Fordingbridge Care Home is rated “Good” by the Care Quality Commission, scoring 8.6 out of 10 on carehome.co.uk. All of our staff are trained to the highest levels to deliver the utmost professionalism and outstanding care that respects the individuality, independence and dignity of our residents at all times.

Meet the team

Our senior leadership team at Fordingbridge Care Home brings a wealth of expertise to every aspect of resident care.



Registered Manager

Studying at university in her native Poland, Aga attained both a Degree and a Masters in Social Care and Education. She subsequently moved to the UK, gaining ten years’ management experience across a diverse range of settings, from elderly care and neurological conditions to disability and
learning difficulties. Coupled with her considerable work ethic, her passion for delivering outstanding care has seen her lead highly effective teams in providing care that makes a real difference to people’s lives. An avid reader, away from work Aga enjoys time with her family, including attending her son’s football sessions in all weathers!


Deputy Manager

Katrina qualified as registered mental health nurse in 2000 after completing her three years training in Cornwall. She started her post qualification career at The Priory Hospital Marchwood, then working in the NHS from 2002 to 2015 when she joined Fordingbridge as Deputy Matron. She loves her current job within Fordingbridge and likes to make it a happy and fun place for all the residents who reside there. Joining her at work is her Cavapoo puppy Archie who comes everywhere with her and likes to visit the residents where he will also hoover up crumbs from the floor!

In her time off Katrina enjoys walking with Archie in the New Forest or the beach, or spending time with her husband and two children exploring the area. Katrina as Clinical Manager ensures the highest standards of care and support are provided to our residents at Fordingbridge.



Following a career working as an administrator for a children’s centre, Carole Ann took on a similar role at Fordingbridge Care Home in 2013. Her position enables her to use her organisational and people skills to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the home and perform the many administrative functions that this entails. With two adult daughters and three teenage grand-daughters, outside work she enjoys spending time in the garden with her husband, reading, crown green bowling.

Alison Bruce

Regional Manager

Alison undertook her nursing training at St Bartholomews Hospital in London before working for two years in Saudi Arabia. Returning to the UK, she held a number of nursing posts before assuming the role of Manager at New Forest Nursing Home. Her role and responsibilities expanded in 1996, becoming Director of Care for Sentinel Health Care’s homes in Hampshire. Subsequently, with Allegra Care’s acquisition of the Sentinel group in 2021, she became Regional Manager, continuing to oversee the day to day operations of all five homes across the New Forest and environs. Passionate about caring for the elderly, Alison is dedicated to upholding the very highest standards of care and service delivered by Allegra Care.
The care my father has received at Fordingbridge Care Home has been fantastic. Always welcomed by friendly staff who have shown great knowledge and care towards him. They have always got him all the help he has needed and kept us regularly updated with how he is. I feel very confident in his care at this home, it has a warm and friendly atmosphere and the staff and residents always appear happy when I am visiting.
Kelly B
Daughter of resident, July 2021

Personalised care

At Fordingbridge Care Home, every aspect of care is geared around the individual requirements of each resident, with a personalised care plan that’s continually reviewed and adapted to meet their evolving needs.