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Our expert team at Dunkirk Memorial House provide nursing and personal care as well as short term respite care for the Armed Forces community and their families.

It is also one of five Royal British Legion care homes across the UK with a specialist dementia care unit.

Set in acres of landscaped gardens near Taunton, Somerset, Dunkirk Memorial House has been designed to ensure residents and visitors feel as comfortable as possible, including spacious bedrooms plus relaxing lounge areas to sit and chat or enjoy the countryside views.

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“There is a real community spirit at Dunkirk Memorial House.”

“There is a real community spirit at Dunkirk Memorial House.”

Our team has created a friendly and fun environment where residents are able to continue their hobbies or even try out something new. Activities include indoor skittles, arts and crafts, armchair exercise, a monthly lunch club and more! Plus there are regular day trips to nearby towns and tourist attractions.

The happiness and wellbeing of our residents drives our team and we’re proud to share that our care has been classified as ‘outstanding’ following a Care Quality Commission inspection in January 2019.

There is a real community spirit at Dunkirk Memorial House and friendships blossom through residents’ shared connections to the Armed Forces.

Address and contact


Dunkirk Memorial House, Bishops Lydeard,
Taunton, Somerset TA4 3BT

Telephone: 01823 432 407

Fax: 01823 433 083


Services and facilities

  • Long stay care
  • Short term respite care
  • Access to local GP Access to local dentist and optical services
  • Access to full range of NHS services via referral from GP or outpatient clinics
  • Home visits from private chiropodist
  • Home visits from private hairdresser

Home features

  • Passenger lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Minibus and other transport
  • Licensed bar / café on premises
  • Resident's kitchenette
  • Daily social and leisure activities with support to maintain hobbies
  • Resident’s internet access: WiFi for all users, shared computer and Skype facility
  • Open visiting; family and friends can also join or residents for a meal by booking in advance
  • Private chapel
  • Pets are welcome to visit
A resident gardening at a Royal British Legion care home

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