Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX
Four Seasons Health Care
Residencies from £906 weekly
Durham, DH1 3AY
Four Seasons Health Care
Residencies from £1,088 weekly
Stanley, DH9 6QZ
Four Seasons Health Care
Residencies from £1,061 weekly
Consett, DH8 7NJ
Four Seasons Health Care
Residencies from £800 weekly
Consett, DH8 7SN
Four Seasons Health Care
Residencies from £989 weekly
Sedgefield, TS21 3ET
Maria Mallaband Care Group
Residencies from £1,024 weekly
Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SE
Residencies from £1,063 weekly
Chester-le-Street, DH3 2BH
Residencies from £1,304 weekly
England / North East England / County Durham
The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.
Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.
Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XXFour Seasons Health Care
Barrington Lodge Care Home is situated in the market town of Bishop Auckland in County Durham and offers residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care. With a positive score from carehome.co.uk, Barrington Lodge has a long-serving Care team and benefits from strong ties with local GP surgeries and nurse practitioners. There is a busy activities programme at the home to keep residents busy, including charity fundraisers, visits from entertainers and pet therapy. Barrington Lodge is only half a mile away from the town centre, with great transport links via rail and the A688 and is close to surrounding countryside and spots like Auckland Castle.
Care residencies from £906 weekly
Durham, DH1 3AYFour Seasons Health Care
Hallgarth Care Home is a scenic care home located in Durham and offers residential care, nursing care and respite care. The care team put on a busy activities programme to keep residents engaged and entertained, from fun themed days and visits from entertainers, to poetry club and day trips to local points of interest like the Beamish Museum. Hallgarth also has strong community links and hosts events for Durham Cricket Club, Grays College and Rhythm not Blues. The home is situated in a quiet residential area just a short walk from Durham’s city centre, with great public transport links.
Care residencies from £1,088 weekly
Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SECountrywide
Located in Cobblers Lane, less than two miles from Newton Aycliffe town centre, Rose Lodge is a purpose-built care home providing residential care, dementia care, respite care, palliative care and day care. Inside the home, you’ll find ensuite bedrooms, a hair and nail salon, a dementia-friendly coffee shop and gardens. Residents at Rose Lodge enjoy a cooked breakfast, a choice of lunch and dinner meals and a supper and hospitality trolley serving drinks and cakes throughout the day, with regular coffee mornings, lunch clubs and charity events to keep them entertained. There are several bus stops nearby and there is on-site parking available.
Care residencies from £1,063 weekly
Stanley, DH9 6QZFour Seasons Health Care
Hollie Hill Care Home is situated in Stanley, close to the town centre and offers residential care, nursing care and residential dementia care, encouraging residents to get the most out of each day through social activities and building friendships with other residents. The care team are also developing a sensory garden for those with dementia. The home regularly receives visits from local nursery children, and pet therapy dogs and there is even a resident cat, dog and peacock that residents love to look after. Hollie Hill is just six miles from Durham and has excellent transport links via bus and the A1.
Care residencies from £1,061 weekly
Consett, DH8 7NJFour Seasons Health Care
Abigail Lodge Care Home is situated in the centre of Consett and provides a range of care services, including residential care, nursing care and dementia care. A warm and friendly home, Abigail Lodge fosters each resident’s independence and unique personality, supporting them with every daily need; from their care package to the activities programme, which includes getting involved in the local community of County of Durham. Residents are treated as part of the family and have control over decisions in their lives, such as the therapies they have and how their rooms are decorated. Abigail Lodge is right next to local shops and has great public transport links.
Care residencies from £800 weekly
Consett, DH8 7SNFour Seasons Health Care
Redwell Hills Care Home is nestled in the heart of Leadgate village, boasting stunning views of Derwent Valley. One of the leading care homes in Consett, the Redwell Hills care team pride themselves on their high standard of residential care, respite care and nursing care to help those with more complex medical needs. Redwell Hills has a busy activities programme that ranges from socialising in the home’s lovely garden to weekly outings and community links with local schools and churches. The home is a short drive from the town centre and has great transport links into main towns and cities.
Care residencies from £989 weekly
Consett, DH8 6AHFour Seasons Health Care
Brockwell Court Care Home is located right in the heart of Consett in County Durham and provides residential care, dementia care and nursing care. Brockwell Court puts residents at the centre of its focus, encouraging them to make their own decisions when it comes to their care and there is a daily activities plan to keep them busy, from visits from local schools and nurseries to events in the landscaped gardens and large conservatory space. The home is located near to a bus station and has its own private car park, as well as a minibus for day trips and outings.
Care residencies from £1,045 weekly
Sedgefield, TS21 3ETMaria Mallaband Care Group
Located between the towns of Sedgefield and Fishburn in Teesside, Willowdene is a charming care home providing residential care, nursing care, dementia care, respite care, day care and palliative care. Facilities at Willowdene include a conservatory and secure, dementia-friendly garden where entertainment and events are often held, communal lounges and dining rooms and a cosy coffee shop. Some of the ensuite bedrooms overlook the garden and bird feeders, perfect for bird watching. Residents at Willowdene benefit from the sweeping rural countryside that surrounds the home, as well as the nearby shops and local amenities of Sedgefield, Fishburn, Bradbury and more.
Care residencies from £1,024 weekly
Chester-le-Street, DH3 2BHBarchester Healthcare
Appletree Grange is a 32-bed purpose-built care home located in the quiet historic town of Chester-le-Street and provides residential care and specialised dementia care. Staff at Appletree Grange are caring and friendly, striving to meet residents’ every need while still enabling them to maintain their independence. Residents can enjoy visits from hairdressers, local schools and churches and there are regular outings to the local community centre and garden centre. The home is situated between Newcastle and Durham, making day trips and excursions easy; either via the excellent public transport links or the home’s minibus.
Care residencies from £1,304 weekly
Here is some further information about care homes in County Durham.
We have 9 care homes in County Durham, including Willowdene and Hallgarth. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.
Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in County Durham, the average cost of care is £741. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 6 in County Durham that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.
We have 9 care homes in County Durham that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.
We have 8 County Durham care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.
We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 9 care homes in County Durham that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.
3 County Durham care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.
Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.
Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in County Durham. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Care homes in County Durham, North East England, are considered to be some of the most desirable in the whole country.
To make your search for a care home in County Durham easier, we’ve created tailored search pages for different areas and different care homes. Each of our individual home listings includes care home costs - listed as weekly fees, a home’s overall Care Quality Commission rating and what types of care are available.
In every County Durham care home we offer, care assistants and healthcare professionals will ensure your family member is given the highest standard of care and support. This could be in a specialist dementia care home or a nursing care home with registered nurses.
If your loved one requires short-term support, this will be provided in a respite care home.
If you’re finding it tough to locate the right option for your loved one’s care, be sure to get in contact with us. Our care experts will help you make an informed decision about the right care home in County Durham that perfectly fits your loved one’s specialist care and personal care needs.
Barnard Castle is a market town on the north bank of the River Tees, filled with local, antique shops and cobbled streets. Many of our Durham care homes are situated close to this picturesque market town.
Seaham is a lively harbour town on the Durham Coast - making it the perfect place to visit with your elderly loved ones. From cliff-top views to relaxing beaches, there’s plenty to explore.
Built in the late 11th and early 12th centuries, Durham Cathedral is in the heart of the city. It is a working church, museum, library and community hub. It’s accessible for all, so you can enjoy a family-friendly day out.
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