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Derwent Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Derwent Care Home in County Durham 1
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Care Home Location

Derwent Care Home,  Low Westwood, Newcastle upon Tyne NE17 7PL, UK
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Overview

Nestled within the picturesque Derwent Valley, Derwent Care Home resides in the charming hamlet of Low Westwood, just west of Hamsterley in County Durham. Offering stunning views of the meandering River Derwent, the home provides expert residential, dementia, and respite care. Spread across three floors, the modern and spacious Mariposa home boasts forty-five purpose-built en-suite bedrooms, each adorned with attractive décor. Residents can unwind in the comfort of their floor's dining area and lounge spaces, while a bright conservatory, leading to a secure balcony, offers a refreshing retreat with breathtaking vistas of the valley, providing a tranquil haven for residents and their visitors alike.

BrandMariposa
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2008
Beds45
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Availability & Pricing

Permanent

Residential Care - Available

Permanent

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Permanent

Nursing Care - Unavailable

Permanent

Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable

Respite

Residential Care - Available

Respite

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Respite

Nursing Care - Unavailable

Respite

Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable

Types of Elderly Care Available at Derwent*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Mental Health
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Palliative Care
Physiotherapy
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 23/10/2019

Care Home Facilities

Available

Activity Room
Bar
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Gardens
Hair & Beauty Salon
Lift
Own Furniture Allowed
Wifi

Not Available

Cinema
Computer Room
Family Room
Gym
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area
Spa
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities

Available

Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Derwent.

Where is Derwent located?

It is situated in Newcastle upon Tyne and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Derwent?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Derwent is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Derwent?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: residential, dementia, respite.

How many beds does Derwent have?

Currently, there are 45 beds at the home.

Who owns Derwent?

This care home is owned and operated by Mariposa.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Derwent, including: Hair & Beauty Treatments, Arts & Crafts, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations.

What is the cost of care at Derwent?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Derwent the cost of care starts from £1,125 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 03330 047628 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

Call Derwent03330 047628