Welcome to Ferndene

Ferndene Care Home is located in the town of Gainsborough, on the River Trent in Lincolnshire. A light and modern home, it offers a bright and welcoming environment for residential, dementia and respite care.

The focus is on person-centred care and our friendly and approachable nursing and support teams work hard to create a lively and engaging atmosphere within the home. Forty eight ensuite bedrooms can be furnished and personalised by each resident to ensure they feel comfortable and at home, with ample space in which to meet with family and friends. We offer: Nursing Care, Residential Care, Dementia Care and Respite Care

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Parksprings Road,
DN21 1NY

01427 810700

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Gemma Lindley


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  • Life at Ferndene

    Life at Ferndene

    Ferndene Care Home on the River Trent in Gainsborough is light and modern, and we encourage our residents to maintain activities and hobbies and have a broad range of interests and skills to support where needed.

    The garden is well tended by the residents and there is an activity coordinator within the home planning a full programme of engaging events and activities. We strive to provide an environment that feels personal to each resident, encouraging a healthy, safe and enriching lifestyle.

  • Lifestyle


    Our residents will be able to keep active and continue their individual interests as they would at home. Specialist Lifestyle Support workers are located within each home, planning in advance a full programme of engaging events and projects to promote social interaction while also targeting mental and physical stimulation for people living with us.

    Our homes benefit from health and beauty treatments, baking, our dedicated male orientated “Men’s Sheds”, trips and many more. We try to engage with our local community as much as possible and have an open door policy for family and friends.

  • Meals


    We recognise that mealtimes are a focal part of any day. Nutritional well-being is vital to maintaining a healthy mind and body. Our regularly reviewed menus with resident input, provide a well-balanced nutritious choice of food which also caters for people who require special diets. There is an alternative menu available just in case people would like a change. Drinks, snacks and nibbles including fruit are available through the day and the night.

    We also welcome residents who like to bake, cook or help themselves when they would like.  We can also cater for parties and celebrations for the people who live in our homes and their families and friends.

  • Latest News

    Latest News

    We believe in our residents continuing to enjoy the lifestyle they have always lead. Whilst offering the opportunity to experience new activities and develop new interests. Within the home we provide a wide range of group activities or for those who prefer, activities tailored to individual needs.

    Throughout this month there are a variety of fun, engaging and interesting events happening within the home. From chair-based exercise classes through to arts and craft sessions, and our favourite singers entertaining us – it promises to be an exciting month ahead.

  • Volunteer


    Ferndene welcomes volunteers to the home to support the people who are cared for and live in the home. We are hugely grateful to all of our volunteers and we are proud to bring the community closer to the people living in the home through our network of hard working volunteers. If you are interested in being a volunteer at Ferndene or any of our homes, please get in touch through the Contact Us form on this website.