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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.
Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SE - Maria Mallaband
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.
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.
Durham, DH1 3AY - Four 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.
Sedgefield, TS21 3ET - Maria Mallaband
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.
Darlington, DL3 0SW - Barchester Healthcare
Situated in the scenic area of Darlington, North Park is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to those in need. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a plethora of useful facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a selection of cosy communal lounges, social dining areas, an activity room, kitchen facilities and manicured gardens where residents can enjoy some well-earned fresh air. The dedicated team of activity coordinators put the wellbeing, interests and hobbies of residents before anything else. By personalising the jam-packed activity programme, residents stay happy, engaged and stimulated.
Darlington, DL3 7AZ - Care UK
The wonderful team here at Ventress Hall provide expert residential, dementia, nursing, respite and end-of-life care to the elderly in the beautiful market town of Darlington. Here at this peaceful Care UK home, residents benefit from stylish bedrooms, most of which are equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities along with a few shared or double rooms, plenty of cosy communal lounges, a library, a hairdressing salon and manicured gardens. Whether it be relaxing and socialising in the airy conservatory or exploring what this lovely County Durham town has to offer, there’s an activity for everyone here at Ventress Hall.
Darlington, DL1 1JF - Barchester Healthcare
Hundens Park Care Home is a Barchester home located in Darlington and provides 24-hour nursing care for elderly people, people with sensory impairments and people with physical disabilities, as well as end of life care and respite care. The home also has the dedicated Darnton Suite to care for people with dementia who need specialist care. The team at Hundens Park work closely with local GPs, community health services and other medical support to ensure that each resident’s individual needs are met. Hundens Park was built on the site of a former bowling green and park and is conveniently located to nearby shops and amenities.
Barnard Castle, DL12 8ND - Care UK
Ideally located in the friendly market town of Barnard Castle, Kings Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite and end-of-life care to the elderly. A historic building which was once the King’s Head hotel, where Charles Dickens once stayed, this Care UK home isn’t short of character and facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautiful bedrooms, stylish communal lounges, manicured gardens and much more. Kings Court also has a selection of double rooms for couples and siblings who want to stay together, as well as two apartments. This County Durham home is the perfect spot for residents to spend their later years.
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.
Here is some further information about care homes in Bishop Auckland.
We have 38 care homes in Bishop Auckland. 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 Bishop Auckland, the average cost of care is £917. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 1 in Bishop Auckland 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 1 care homes in Bishop Auckland 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 1 Bishop Auckland 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 1 care homes in Bishop Auckland 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.
Need more guidance? Lottie's team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Bishop Auckland. Here you'll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Bishop Auckland is a vibrant market town with a strong sense of community and plenty of care services for older adults and care seekers.
You’ll find a variety of care home options in Bishop Auckland and nearby, including residential care homes and respite care homes. No matter the type of care you’re searching for, each home provides an excellent level of support and is rated by the CQC (Care Quality Commission).
Our dementia care homes promote dignity in care and help residents to continue living as independently as possible in a home-from-home environment and dementia specialists provide round the clock specialist care for those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
If you’re recovering from an operation or hospital discharge a number of homes in Bishop Auckland and nearby are able to provide convalescent care in nursing care homes.
What’s more, many of our homes are in an ideal location to take in the scenic views of County Durham countryside; as well as having strong connections to the local community.
If you’re struggling to find the right level of support for your social care package in Bishop Auckland, we’ve also partnered with homes in the nearby areas of Chester-le-Street and Consett.
Auckland Castle was home to the Bishop of Durham for more than 900 years and is the ideal place to discover the history of Bishop Auckland and the surrounding areas.
The city of Durham is just a short drive away from Bishop Auckland. Durham makes for a great day out for the whole family, you’ll be able to explore Durham Cathedral, quaint cobbled streets and enjoy plenty of cafes and restaurants.