Welcome to Garth House

Dorking, Surrey

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Key Information

We make sure each resident experiences care that's as unique as they are. Which is why we offer a range of care types and duration.

Things you need to know

The types of care we provide

Living well with Dementia

We are proud to be the only care home group to have our own unique award-winning dementia training ‘My World’ which is accredited by City and Guilds. It highlights the importance of meaningful activities and a stimulating environment for people living with dementia, in addition to addressing clinical aspects of care.

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Daily life

Keeping things personal

At Garth House

The wonderful surroundings at Garth House are matched by the standard of care our team brings residents. We love learning as much as we can about the people we care for, so your loved one’s time is tailored to their individual needs, interests and preferences. This can be as small as knowing when they like to wake up, to how they like their tea, and everything in between.

We give as much independence as possible, letting individuals choose how to run the home and if they prefer dinner in front of the TV, or even dusting their own room, we’ll make it happen. Just as putting their own stamp on their bedroom, we’ll help them to personalise it with the things they love.

Keep doing what you love

At Garth House, there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy – from the craft room to the hair salon, our packed schedule of events and activities, to lunches in the garden. And if residents prefer to spend one-on-one time with a member of the team, they can read the paper, pop to the shops or simply have a chat. We have strong connections with the Dorking community, many of our residents invite them to join in our activities or even run their own here.

Are you in need of a break this winter?

Book a respite stay for peace of mind

Caring for a loved one can be consuming, leaving little time for the demands of winter planning and hosting. If you need to take some time away from your everyday caring role at any point in the run up to, or during the winter period, we’re welcoming new residents safely, with our short stay, respite breaks.

During this unprecedented time, many residents have chosen us for peace of mind so they feel safe in the knowledge that care and support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week should they need it, as well as staying connected. Whether you're looking for permanent care or a respite stay, ask us about our latest availability and the extra things we are doing to keep our residents, families and teams safe.

Meet the Manager

Lisa Glanz

As Home Manager of Garth House I lead a professional team in providing the highest standards of care for up to 40 residents with varying needs.

I bring over 20 years of experience from various roles within the care sector, my mother was a carer and I visited a number of the homes she worked in while I was growing up, which is what made me want to have a career in care. I began my career as a carer after leaving school and whilst working successfully completed my diploma in Health & Social Care. In 2002 I trained as a nurse and after a number of years in 2014 I started a new role as a Clinical Compliance Coordinator. During this role I was able to spend time at Garth House where I fell in love with the home. Becoming the Garth House’s Home Manager was the ideal next step in my career.

What I love about Garth House is that we are one big family, I am welcomed with smiles from all my staff and residents every morning. One of the most rewarding aspects of my role is improving lives by supporting residents and their families. Every resident we care for has a history and a story to tell and learning about their lives is a wonderful privilege.

Supporting and developing the team around me is also very important to me, as I have had the opportunity to progress through Caring Homes, it means I can share my knowledge and experience and relate to the team and I also learn from them. As a team we share ideas on how we can make Garth House a better home for our residents.

Outside of work I am a family orientated person, I love spending time with my two children and they keep me active, they also enjoy coming into the home to visit and it is wonderful to see them interact with our residents.


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Relaxing lounges with retained character features throughout.
Our home has been lovingly restored to provide tasteful and elegant living for our residents.
Our dining rooms are the ideal setting for enjoying a snack or a meal.
Enjoy regular pamper sessions so that residents can continue to look and feel their best.
We encourage residents to personalise their room to make it feel homely.
Set within wonderful Mediterranean gardens creating a truly relaxing environment.


  • Address
    Tower Hill Road
    Dorking, Surrey
    RH4 2AY
  • Phone Number
    Local Area
    • Local cafes and shops
    • Dorking nearby
    • Dorking West Station
    • Bus stop 5 min walk
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Any questions?
Call us free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Last year we helped over 5,000 families find the right care with free advice on anything from funding care to finding the right home and moving in.

We can help with advice on paying for care and how funding works. We can check availability in all of our homes and send you the latest brochure. If you'd like to meet our Home Manager, we'll book an appointment at a time to suit you.

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