Live-in Care Dorset

Award-winning outstanding live-in care. Delivered by warm and dedicated carers who go the extra mile and look after your loved one like family

Live-in care Dorset – Mumby’s Outstanding Family Care

Mumby’s is a family-run business with family care values and personal touches at the heart of everything we do. We have been providing specialist, professional live in care in Dorset and across the south of England since 2002.
We offer warm and compassionate live in care in Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Christchurch, Ferndown and Dorchester.

Mumby’s Live-in Care Dorset – A Better Alternative to a Dorset Nursing Home

We believe that live-in home care can help to keep your loved ones safe and happy. Live-in care offers professional levels of support while allowing your loved one to remain in their own home and continue with their usual routines. When you choose live in care Dorset, we will provide someone who is trained to the appropriate level and will live with your relative to provide round the clock support.

Our highly trained carers can provide a full range of care including personal needs, medical needs, household chores and companionship. Our carers can also enhance your loved one’s quality of life by supporting them in a range of activities from social events to days out.

We completely understand the potential problems with suggesting care for a loved one and we strive to make the process as stress-free and supportive as possible.

We are proud to care for others the way we care for our own family

Carefully matched live-in carers with local Dorset knowledge who go the extra mile

At Mumby’s live in care Dorset, we treat every person as an individual, including our staff. This means we match the personality of the carer, and cared-for to ensure a good relationship develops.

Our uniquely positioned local carers can help their clients in the best way possible. Our carers have a comprehensive knowledge of the local area, meaning they will have all the information your loved one needs. Things such as the opening times of the local pharmacy, where to park for hospital visits and what resources and activities are available close to home.

Beyond the day-to-day routines, our carers also go the extra mile to improve your loved one’s quality of life, whether this means helping them continue to enjoy exercise and hobbies or facilitating days out in the countryside.

Give live-in care a try without a long-term commitment

Our live-in care 2-week trial allows you to try our outstanding live-in care and make an informed decision for your loved one without any long-term commitment. Book a free care assessment.

Our Services

  • Light domestic duties

  • Offering companionship

  • Aid with reading

  • Help with writing letters

  • Organising mail

  • Care for houseplants

  • Outings – social and appointments

  • Support for pets

  • Medication administration

  • Provide reminders/arrange appointments

  • Menu planning/shopping

  • Preparing meals

  • Assistance with eating

  • Monitoring diet and nutrition

  • Personal care/grooming

  • Continence assistance

  • Mobility assistance



Thank you so much for all your help during the latter part of mum’s life. You were so understanding in what was such a difficult time for all involved.


“Thanks again for everything. Your kindness, patience and professionalism
are outstanding and much appreciated. “

Our Carers



Benefits of Live-in Care

  • Dedicated 1:1 tailored support in familiar surroundings with treasured possessions and memories to retain your loved one’s independence and freedom

  • 24-hour personalised care to meet your loved one’s health and social needs

  • Specialist care by professionally-trained carers support conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s and MS

  • Meaningful and compatible companionship from a well-matched live-in carer. Friendship and support for your loved one in their pastimes offering encouragement and reducing feelings of loneliness

  • Proven to improve health outcomes, such as a reduction in the number of falls and hospital admissions. Live-in carers know their clients well and can detect health issues early

  • Days and lifestyle are planned around your loved one’s routine and hobbies, allowing them to stay connected with their community and travel as they wish

  • Your parents can stay together with their beloved pets, family and friends nearby and a garden to enjoy

  • Proven to boost well-being and happiness levels. 97% of people want to stay in their own homes

  • Peace of mind for the family that help and support are available whenever needed

  • Less pressure on relationships as you return to a more relaxed relationship rather than of a carer that can be stressful and time-consuming

  • Affordable live-in care fees compare favourably with care homes, especially where couples are looked after together

Local activities to enjoy with Mumby’s live in care Dorset

Our carers have plenty of information about activities and places to visit to help your loved one make the most of life. In Dorset we have the Jurassic Coast with its diverse wildlife and beauty with Charmouth beach, Lulworth Cove and Studland Bay. There are plenty of historic properties including Corfe Castle and Hardy’s Cottage. We have a wide variety of places to shop, from galleries to markets to out of town shopping centres and many theatres to visit.

Whether your loved one lives in Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Christchurch, Ferndown and Dorchester, we can provide a live-in carer to help them make the most of their life.

Why choose Mumby’s live-in care?

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