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 have the lovely Jill with us again on 15th March at 2.00 pm, who is very popular with the residents. She will be singing and entertaining everyone with her beautiful voice.

    On 21st March from 2.00-3.00 pm we have Annette coming along and bringing her barn owl. She will also bring along goodies for the residents and families to purchase if they wish.

    On 22nd March at 2.00 pm we will be having Body Shop Party where a friend of the home, comes along and brings body shop products for residents and families to try and buy if they wish. Everyone is welcome to come along.

    Our lovely Lawrence is here every Friday afternoon at 3.00 pm. He comes along to entertain the residents by playing the organ and is very popular as residents really look forward to a good old sing song. Do join us if you have a spare Friday afternoon.

  • 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.