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Compare Care Homes In County Durham

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  1. Durham, DH7 8PH - Four Seasons Health Care

    Brandon Lodge Care Home can be found in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Durham. One of Durham’s leading care homes, Brandon Lodge offers residential care, nursing care and respite care, with positive scores from both the CQC and carehome.co.uk. There’s always something going on at Brandon Lodge, with regular visits from local police dog Jet for pet therapy sessions and a lovely outdoor garden area where residents love to sit in the shade. The home is a short drive from Durham and is within easy reach of local shops, pubs and public transport.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £862 Weekly38 Bed97% Ensuite3.50 mi from centre
  2. Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX - Four 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £906 Weekly70 BedAll Ensuite5.95 mi from centre
  3. Stanley, DH9 6QZ - Four 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £1,061 Weekly62 BedAll Ensuite8.98 mi from centre
  4. Consett, DH8 7NJ - Four 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £884 Weekly60 BedAll Ensuite9.10 mi from centre
  5. Stanley, DH9 6AH - Care UK

    Perfectly located in the quaint town of Stanley, Stanley Park is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia, nursing, nursing dementia, respite and end-of-life care to those in need. This stunning Care UK home to plenty of amenities to help residents feel at home, including stylish bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, manicured gardens, a bright and airy conservatory, a hairdressing salon and a pub, where residents can enjoy quizzes, karaoke and socialising with loved ones. From a trip to Durham Cathedral to a pamper session in the salon, there’s something for everyone at this County Durham home.

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    CQC rating: Requires ImprovementFrom £1,059 Weekly71 BedAll Ensuite9.27 mi from centre
  6. Consett, DH8 7SN - Four 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, County Durham, 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £989 Weekly50 Bed62% Ensuite9.51 mi from centre
  7. Consett, DH8 6AH - Four 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £1,045 Weekly75 BedAll Ensuite9.60 mi from centre
  8. Sedgefield, TS21 3ET - Maria Mallaband Care Group

    Located between the towns of Sedgefield and Fishburn in County Durham, 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.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £1,024 Weekly48 Bed73% Ensuite11.32 mi from centre
  9. Chester-le-Street, DH3 2BH - Barchester 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 upon Tyne and Durham, making day trips and excursions easy; either via the excellent public transport links or the home’s minibus.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £1,304 Weekly32 BedAll Ensuite11.35 mi from centre
  10. Houghton le Spring, DH5 9EQ - Four Seasons Health Care

    Part of the Four Seasons care group, Regents View Care Home is located in Hetton le Hole, a small town in the city of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Situated in its own large gardens, Regents View provides expert residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as respite care and specialist care for those with mental health conditions. Residents are constantly supported to establish their mental wellbeing and independence; whether it’s relaxing in the garden with friends or taking part in the vibrant activities programme and taking trips to the local park. The home is just off the main high street and has good public transport links.

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    CQC rating: GoodFrom £1,006 Weekly50 BedAll Ensuite12.01 mi from centre

Average care home costs in County Durham

Average cost of residential care

£1,003per week

Average cost of nursing care

£967per week

Average cost of dementia care

£1,010per week

Average cost of nursing & dementia care

£995per week

County Durham's Care Regulator:

Care Quality Commission

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in County Durham.

How many care homes are there in County Durham?

We have 40 care homes in County Durham. 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.

What is the average cost of care in County Durham?

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 £945. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

Are all care homes in County Durham regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)?

Yes, every County Durham care home has been given a rating by England's Care Quality Commission (CQC).

How many nursing homes are there in County Durham?

We have 5 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.

How many County Durham care homes offer residential care?

We have 12 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.

What care homes in County Durham offer dementia care?

We have 10 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.

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What County Durham care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 12 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.

Are there any care homes in County Durham that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

5 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.

Lottie's guide to care in County Durham

  • Overview

Welcome to County Durham

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.