England / North East England / Tyne and Wear / Gateshead / Birtley
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.
Houghton le Spring, DH4 4RB - Care UK
Sitting in the friendly village of Shiney Row in Houghton-le-spring, Grangewood is a friendly care home that provides expert residential, dementia, respite and end-of-life care to those in need. Home to a wealth of amenities including spacious bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, manicured gardens, plenty of cosy communal lounges and a hair and beauty salon, this Care UK home is the perfect place for residents to spend their later years in happiness. The dedicated team here at Grangewood ensure there is never a dull moment, from afternoon teas and wine and cheese evenings to trips to nearby Tyne and Wear attractions like the Great North and the Discovery Museum.
Gateshead, NE8 4YG - Care UK
Armstrong House is a friendly Care UK care home that provides person-centred residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care in Bensham, near Gateshead. Split across three floors, this purpose-built home offers bright and airy en-suite bedrooms, six cosy communal lounges, four spacious dining rooms and an in-house hair and beauty salon. There is plenty for residents to get involved in each day, from animal visits and arts and crafts to outings and festive events, with green-fingered residents also taking an active role in the home’s garden. Well-located close to an array of shops and amenities, this wonderful Tyne and Wear home is the perfect place to spend your 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.
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.
Hebburn, NE31 2SL - Barchester Healthcare
Set within two acres of grounds in the bustling town of Hebburn, 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 to local day trips in Tyne and Wear, there’s an activity for everyone here at Bedewell Grange, thanks to the dedicated activity coordinators.
Jarrow, NE32 3JN - Minster Care Group
Perfectly located in Jarrow, the beautiful coastal town of South Shields, Roseway House is a well-established care home that provides expert residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care to the elderly. This stunning Amicura care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including tastefully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of cosy communal lounges where residents can relax and socialise, inviting dining areas and landscaped gardens. From enjoying some live entertainment to indulging in a movie night, the friendly team at Roseway House make it their priority that residents stay engaged and happy.
Wycliffe Road, SR4 7QG - Maria Mallaband
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.
Sunderland, SR5 5SF - Four 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.
Sunderland, SR5 5SX - Avery Healthcare Group
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.
Here is some further information about care homes in Birtley.
We have 42 care homes in Birtley. 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 Birtley, the average cost of care is £1,046. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
Need more guidance? Lottie's team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Birtley. Here you'll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Located in Tyne and Wear, Birtley is a town with plenty to offer care seekers, with a range of care homes that have secured a good rating from the CQC (Care Quality Commission).
From Care UK to Four Seasons, we’ve assessed care homes from all the best care home groups to bring you this list of Birtley care homes, whether you need residential care, nursing care, dementia care or respite care.
Home to a wealth of amenities, including ensuite bedrooms, manicured gardens, cosy communal lounges and a hair and beauty salon, homes like Grangewood strive to make life as comfortable as possible for residents. There is also a daily care home activities programme to keep residents busy with arts and crafts, exercise classes, cooking, baking and gardening. If residents wish to take a stroll into Birtley itself, they’ll find community space, shops and parks to explore.
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