Personalised, Compassionate, and Professional Care in Your Own Home

At Home Instead New Forest, we understand that there's no place like home, especially when it comes to care. We offer a variety of home care services.

Home Instead New Forest: Tailored Home Care in the Heart of Downton

Experience the joy of ageing at home with dignity and independence with Home Instead New Forest’s compassionate care services. Nestled amongst the rich history and natural beauty of Downton, we understand the unique needs of older people and their families. Our dedicated team provides personalised care plans that promote well-being, independence, and an enriching lifestyle.

Why Choose Home Instead New Forest?

Expertly Crafted Care: We go beyond generic solutions. Our care plans are meticulously tailored to your individual needs, preferences, and circumstances. From companionship and daily assistance to specialised dementia care and live-in support, we have you covered.

Local Knowledge: Our Care Professionals are familiar with Downton’s charming villages, hidden gems, and local resources. They’ll seamlessly integrate into your community, ensuring you or your loved ones feel connected and supported.

Highly Qualified Professionals: We employ only the most compassionate and qualified individuals. Each Care Professional undergoes rigorous training, background checks, and ongoing development to provide exceptional care with respect and empathy.

Flexibility and Choice: We offer flexible scheduling options, from a few hours a week to 24/7 live-in care, to perfectly complement your lifestyle and preferences.

Our Comprehensive Range of Services in Downton:

  • Personal Care: Assistance with daily tasks like bathing, dressing, medication reminders, and meal preparation.
  • Dementia Care: Specialised support for individuals living with dementia, ensuring safety, well-being, and a familiar routine.
  • Respite Care: Providing family carers with a much-needed break and time for self-care.
  • Live-In Care: Continuous support and companionship for those who require round-the-clock assistance.
  • Palliative Care: Sensitive and compassionate care during challenging times.
  • Overnight Care: Ensuring safety and comfort throughout the night.
  • Home Help: Assistance with housekeeping and maintaining a clean and organised home environment.
  • Companionship: Engaging social interaction and emotional support to combat loneliness and isolation.

Exploring Downton Together:

Beyond care, we believe in enriching the lives of our clients. Our Care Professionals can accompany you or your loved ones to explore the many treasures Downton has to offer:

  • Immerse yourselves in history: Delve into the fascinating past at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum or marvel at the grandeur of Downton House and its picturesque gardens.
  • Connect with nature: Enjoy a peaceful walk along the scenic Avon River Walk or take a refreshing dip in Lymington Seawater Baths.
  • Embrace community: Soak in the charming village atmosphere at Downton Village Green or catch a classic film at the traditional Downton Cinema.
  • Unwind and indulge: Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea at The Old Downton House or explore the tranquil beauty of Braxted Gardens.
  • Venture further: Embark on nature adventures in the nearby New Forest National Park or explore the vibrant coastal town of Lymington.


“Thank you Home Instead (New Forest) for supporting me with such kindness and respect. The experience felt personal, and my opinions were always valued. Your carers were amazing, and I will miss them all.”

“My husband received exceptional care from your wonderful team for several years. It meant the world to us to have such high-quality professionals providing both care and companionship.”

Make Memories in Downton with Home Instead:

Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation. Let us discuss your unique needs and create a personalised care plan that allows you or your loved ones to thrive in the comfort of your own home.

Call us at 01590 637 250 or visit to learn more.

We look forward to helping you or your loved ones enjoy a fulfilling and independent life in Downton.

How to Get in Touch with Home Instead New Forest

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We've helped thousands of families to stay safe, comfortable and happy at home. Whatever situation you're facing, or whatever the question is, Home Instead is here to help.

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