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Castle Gardens

The beautiful 18th century walled kitchen gardens of Sherborne Castle has provided a magnificent setting since 1987 and is the perfect sheltered enclosure for our fantastic range of plants, which is unrivalled. With over 30 knowledgeable friendly staff, this garden centre has built a reputation as the place to visit for quality, friendliness, expertise and service. Thousands of hardy plants including roses, trees, shrubs and perennials are available all year round and covered by our 2 year guarantee. With the addition of The Walled Garden Restaurant in 2005 the centre can now be a complete day out.

12 June 2017
Local Alliances:
Sherborne & District Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

Castle Gardens want to be a member because we care greatly for all our customers and would like to ensure that they feel welcome and have a sense of belonging in the centre.

Our actions include: training for all staff to increase awareness and for management to support each staff member in allowing them to offer the care and time required for dementia patients.

2. Actions

  • Staff Training

    We are going to commit to dementia training offered by the National Dementia Alliance to 6 members of our staff at Castle Gardens and the Walled Garden restaurant. This will enable us to identify a customer with dementia and to offer the care and understanding required.

  • Publicise via our PR and marketing networks that Castle Gardens is a suitable place for those with dementia to come to

    By using Facebook, Twitter, flyers, website, newsletters.

  • Enabling Castle Gardens to be a supportive environment both in the centre and the restaurant

    Increase public awareness in the centre.