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Care homes in Tyne and Wear

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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.

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Communal Lounge of Astell Care Home in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Astell

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 3BRFour Seasons Health Care

Part of the Four Seasons care group, Astell Care Centre is situated within spacious gardens in a residential suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne. As one of the leading nursing homes in Newcastle upon Tyne, the team at Astell prides itself on its high standard of residential care, nursing care, respite care and dementia care. The home offers a range of fun activities to keep residents busy, including pet therapy, aerobics, visits from entertainers and day trips out. Astell is within easy reach of the local shops and close by to public transport, making it easy for loved ones to stop by for a visit.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £939 weekly

Communal Lounge of Bedewell Grange Care Home in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Bedewell Grange

Hebburn, NE31 2SLBarchester Healthcare

Set within two acres of grounds in the bustling town of Hebburn, in South Tyneside, Bedewell Grange is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. Part of Barchester Healthcare, Bedewell Grange is home to a range of useful facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a selection of comfortable communal lounges, stylish dining areas, an activity room, manicured gardens and a hairdressing salon where residents can enjoy a pamper session. From exercise classes and day trips to arts and crafts, there’s an activity for everyone here at Bedewell Grange, thanks to the dedicated activity coordinators.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,043 weekly

Communal area of Howdon Care Centre in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne

Howdon Care Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE28 0JEFour Seasons Health Care

Howdon Care Centre is a purpose-built care home, situated in the pleasant residential area of Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It is close to a range of shops with great transport links, making it easily accessible for friends and family to come and visit. The care team offer residential care for those who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for people with complex medical needs, as well as residential dementia care for residents who require it. As one of the leading care homes in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this Four Seasons care home runs a busy activities programme, including day trips out, and regular visits from the local churches, schools and nurseries. Howdon Care Centre also comes with two resident cats, making it a feel like a real home from home!

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,039 weekly

Communal Lounge of Harton Grange Care Home in South Shields, South Tyneside

Harton Grange

South Shields, NE34 0LZBarchester Healthcare

Sitting in its own manicured grounds in South Shields, Harton Grange is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This Barchester home boasts an array of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathrooms facilities, a selection of welcoming lounges, bright and airy dining areas, manicured gardens and a sun-trap roof terrace where residents can enjoy some fresh air. The dedicated team at Harton Grange ensure no two days are the same, whether it be playing games in the activity room or cooking in the kitchen facilities, there’s something for everyone here.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • OutstandingCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,363 weekly

Communal area of Collingwood Court in Chirton, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

Collingwood Court

North Shields, NE29 0LFCare UK

Located in Chirton, North Shields, Tyne & Wear, Collington Court is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, dementia, respite and end of life care to the elderly. This Care UK home boasts an array of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite facilities, a spacious communal lounge, an activities room, a library, well-maintained gardens and even a hair and beauty salon. The dedicated team at Collington Court strive to ensure residents live rich and varied lifestyles, reflected in their jam-packed activity programme, the home even has its own minibus for local outings.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,139 weekly

The lounge area at Maple Lodge Care Home in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Maple Lodge

Sunderland, SR5 5SFFour Seasons Health Care

Maple Lodge Care Home is located in a pleasant suburb of Sunderland, providing residential care and nursing care, plus respite care, palliative care, end of life care and dementia care accredited by Four Seasons Health Care’s Dementia Care Framework. Maple Lodge offers a choice of lounges, ensuite rooms, gardens and patio and as well as being surrounded by picturesque countryside views, the home is close to local shops and walking distance from public transport, making it easily accessible for visitors. Maple Lodge also has strong ties with the local community and visits from local churches and schools are a regular occurrence.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £995 weekly

Exterior photo of Highcliffe Care Home in Sunderland

Highcliffe

Sunderland, SR5 5SXAvery

Highcliffe is an Avery Healthcare care home located in Witherwack in Sunderland and provides residential care, dementia care and respite care. Located just north of the city centre in a quiet residential area, Highcliffe boasts light and airy interiors, good-sized bedrooms with ensuite facilities, lounges for socialising or relaxation and a beautiful garden where the more green-fingered residents can enjoy gardening. As well as being just a short drive from the beach, Highcliffe’s residents also benefit from the range of activities at the home, from fashioning jewellery to making collages and taking trips to the Washington Wetlands Trust.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
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Communal Lounge of Garden Hill Care Home in South Shields, South Tyneside

Garden Hill

South Shields, NE33 3ANCountrywide

Situated near the South Shields coastline, Garden Hill is an award-winning, purpose-built care home providing residential care and nursing care, alongside respite care, day care and palliative care. Facilities at Garden Hill include ensuite bedrooms, a coffee shop, a garden and communal and quiet lounges and dining rooms. Residents enjoy an enriched quality of life at the home, with the independence and freedom to live life as they choose. There’s certainly lots to do at Garden Hill, from seasonal Summer Fayres and pizza making in the garden to live music, arts and crafts and fun coffee mornings, lunch clubs and cinema evenings.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,082 weekly

Communal Area of Barnes Court Care Home in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Barnes Court

Wycliffe Road, SR4 7QGCountrywide

Barnes Court is a purpose-built, multi-storey care home in Sunderland that offers a whole range of care services, including residential, nursing, dementia, respite, palliative, disability and day care. The home, which was rated ‘Gold’ by Sunderland City Council, features spacious bedrooms, a kitchenette on all floors, cosy communal lounges and a hair salon, as well as a 5-star rated kitchen serving up delicious home cooked meals and snacks. The secure central garden is the jewel in Barnes Court’s crown, with outdoor seating and raised flower beds that residents can help to tend. There is parking on-site, but the home is also easily accessible via bus.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,024 weekly

Communal Lounge of Earsdon Grange Care Home in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

Earsdon Grange

Whitley Bay, NE25 9NRCountrywide

Located in the residential area of Wellfield, Earsdon Grange is an award-winning, purpose-built care home offering residential, dementia and respite care. Facilities at Earsdon Grange include ensuite bedrooms, a coffee shop, a conservatory and a garden and the seaside town of Whitley Bay is just two miles away, offering entertainment and shopping. Foodies will love life at Earsdon Grange, which has a 5-star Food Hygiene rating and places food at the heart of life at the home. Earsdon Grange is accessible by car and there is a small car park at the front of the home, while West Monkseaton metro station and several local buses make getting around easy.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,224 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Tyne and Wear.

How many care homes are there in Tyne and Wear?

We have 13 care homes in Tyne and Wear, including Astell and Collingwood Court. 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 Tyne and Wear?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Tyne and Wear, the average cost of care is £1,780. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Tyne and Wear?

We have 6 in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear care homes offer residential care?

We have 13 care homes in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear offer dementia care?

We have 12 Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 13 care homes in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

5 Tyne and Wear 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.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

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.

Lottie’s guide to Tyne and Wear

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Tyne and Wear. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Tyne and Wear

Cities in Tyne and Wear include Sunderland and Newcastle - both of which contain some of the country’s best rated care homes.

Exactly what type of care home you’re looking for will depend on a few factors, including care home costs, facilities within the home and additional elderly care options. Our care home listings provide this information and more to make your search much easier. People living in Tyne and Wear care homes will also benefit from dedicated activity coordinators who organise daily fun care home activities for residents.

We list several different types of care homes in Tyne and Wear, North East England, including nursing care homes with qualified nurses and specialist dementia care homes. If your loved one requires a short-term stay, we also offer some of the best respite care homes in Tyne and Wear and beyond. We have many purpose-built care homes, meaning these have been specifically designed with older adults in mind.

If you have any questions or require some assistance, be sure to contact us. Our friendly experts will work with you and your loved one to find the perfect form of care and support in Tyne and Wear.

Popular Locations in Tyne and Wear

Jesmond Dene

Jesmond Dene is a narrow wooded valley that follows the River Ouseburn and can be found just outside of a busy city centre. This beautiful park is the perfect place for older adults to discover peace and tranquillity within an urban environment.

Ouseburn

Ouseburn is one of the North East’s most visually stunning, creatively exciting and historically fascinating areas. Nestled within the heart of Newcastle, this area is close to the vibrant Quayside yet still set within a steep leafy valley.

Sandhaven Beach

The town of South Shields within Tyne and Wear is the epitome of a good old-fashioned British seaside resort. Here, you’ll find the golden sands of the award-winning Sandhaven Beach that can be explored with your loved one.

Have you considered retirement living?

Not ready for a care home yet? Retirement living offers retirees an alternative housing option, where individuals can continue to live independently, but in a convenient and low-maintenance home-from-home environment. Explore these different retirement housing options, which offer varying levels of facilities, domestic support, and on-demand care services.

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