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Dovecote Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
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Care Home Location

Hookergate Ln,  Hugar Road, High Spen, Rowlands Gill NE39 2BQ, UK
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Overview

Nestled amidst open fields, Dovecote care home stands as an inviting haven in High Spen, Gateshead. As part of the Sanctuary Care network, Dovecote is committed to providing expert care within a homely atmosphere. With cosy en-suite bedrooms, inviting communal spaces, and outdoor areas offering serene views, Dovecote ensures residents enjoy both comfort and tranquillity. Specialising in residential care, the team are highly trained and able to care for those living with conditions including dementia. Beyond the scenic surroundings, Dovecote enriches the lives of residents through a vibrant activities program, including bingo, dancing and pet therapy. Commitment to compassionate and quality care is central at Dovecote.

BrandSanctuary Care
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date1995
Beds61
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

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 Dovecote*

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
Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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

Convalescent Care
Palliative Care

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
Physical Disability
Physiotherapy
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating requires improvementCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating requires improvementCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 10/02/2023

Care Home Facilities

Available

Dining Area
Gardens
Hair & Beauty Salon
Lift
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area
Wifi

Not Available

Activity Room
Bar
Cafe or Restaurant
Cinema
Computer Room
Family Room
Gym
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining 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
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is Dovecote located?

It is situated in Rowlands Gill and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Dovecote?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Dovecote?

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

How many beds does Dovecote have?

Currently, there are 61 beds at the home.

Who owns Dovecote?

This care home is owned and operated by Sanctuary Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Dovecote, including: Visits from Children, Arts & Crafts, Wellbeing Classes.

What is the cost of care at Dovecote?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Dovecote the cost of care starts from £1,009 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 03330 046342 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.