About The Fleet Care Home

The Fleet Care Home is a newly refurbished care home, based in the picturesque town of Dartmouth, providing exceptional levels of around-the-clock Residential, Nursing, Dementia and, Respite care. Offering up to 39 residents a luxury home-from-home in a peaceful part of Devon, our purpose built, luxury care home allows for qualified nursing and care teams to provide the highest levels of care and are on hand 24-hours a day to support all residents and ensure they live a happy, fulfilled life.

It’s important to our team that residents enjoy complete, comprehensive care that combines an enriching and nurturing environment with the opportunity to make lots of new friendships and an abundance of special memories to treasure. The Fleet Care Home is more than just a care home, it’s a community too.

Care, Tailored To Your Needs

Our approach is more than meeting care needs, it’s about caring for the health, wellbeing and interests of our residents as a whole. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who understand the support needed to enhance the lives of our residents and create a thriving and happy ambiance. Making the decision to move to The Fleet Care Home should mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter, one that allows residents to feel confident and happy while retaining as much independence as possible.

Providing exemplary Residential, Respite, Dementia and Nursing Care, our team executes professional, experienced and compassionate care to all residents. The Fleet Care Home places residents at the heart of everything they do; working closely with each resident, and their family, to create tailored care packages that suit each individual. This type of care also includes presenting residents with a personalised Activity Programmes that allows them to  participate and enjoy daily tasks and activities that bring them joy.

Providing expert guidance and assistance to loved ones as well as residents who live with us, is a vital step towards being the most efficient carers we can be. We place significant focus on developing relationships between staff, residents and their families, which has allowed us to gain a much deeper understanding of our residents. Our appreciation and understanding of the importance in fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with residents and their loved ones has allowed us to deliver care tailored to each residents’ needs.

Promoting Independence & Confidence

Our beautiful, purpose built home is designed to not only allow our staff to execute the highest-levels of care, but to also promote independence and allow residents to live a lifestyle that suits them. We aim to make The Fleet Care Home feel like home right from the beginning and our admissions process is informative, relaxed and free from any unnecessary stress or anxiety, allowing residents to focus on living a fun and fulfilled life. We have a wide range of facilities for residents to enjoy, as well as a full and varied activity program which we encourage our residents to get involved with. We are proud to offer the best facilities for our residents, supporting them in every way possible to allow them to live as independently as desired.

A Luxurious Lifestyle

The décor and quality furnishings throughout the home have been selected with our residents in mind as part of our recent refurbishment, effortlessly combining modern and traditional styles, helping residents feel at ease, feel relaxed, happy and most importantly, feel at home. At The Fleet, you’ll find large en-suite bedrooms, spacious dining rooms, a well-stocked library, cosy cinema room, and stunning gardens that stretch across the back of the home. Our residents love nothing more than a leisurely stroll outside, taking in the fresh air and enjoying being close to nature. As well as having a dedicated Activities and Events Coordinator, who plans a variety of interesting things to do each week, our on-site Chef cooks delicious meals, which cater for all dietary requirements, combining new cuisines and good old family favourites. We aim to provide a quality of life which enables individuals to retain their independence and enjoy a first-class standard of living.

Meet the Team

  • Home Manager

    Damon Drummond

    Damon is the Home Manager here at The Fleet. Damon started his working career in sales/account management working in different sectors when he got to a point where he felt he needed to give back to the community, so he began working for the NHS, supporting people with learning disabilities for almost 6 years.
    Damon started working in care homes in 2014, which is when he first became a Registered Manager and has worked for Bupa, Gracewell Healthcare and Brighterkind. Damon has a strong history of turning homes around, engaging staff teams, initiating change and ensuring residents live a meaningful life.
  • Clinical Lead

    Elizabeth Footitt

  • Head Chef

    Grant Oliver

  • Maintenance Manager

    John Liversage

  • Administrator

    Tracy Slaughter

  • Reception

    Lizzie Callan

Combining Quality Care, Friendship and Independence

Our approach to care goes beyond simply meeting physical health needs, it’s about caring for the health, wellbeing and interests of our residents as a whole. We aim to deliver comprehensive care that meets medical needs, delivered in a purpose-built home that allows residents to lead a luxurious and fulfilled lifestyle. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who understand the support needed to enhance the lives of our residents and create a thriving and happy environment. The Fleet Care Home boasts an enriching and nurturing environment, with plenty of opportunity to make lots of new friendships and plenty of special memories to treasure.