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Care homes in South Shields

Care homes in with bed availability

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 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.

Types of care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • OutstandingCQC Rating
  • Weekly care home costs from £1,363 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in South Shields.

How many care homes are there in South Shields?

We have 2 care homes in South Shields, including Harton Grange and Garden Hill. 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 South Shields?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in South Shields, the average cost of care is £1,232. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in South Shields?

We have 1 in South Shields 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 South Shields care homes offer residential care?

We have 2 care homes in South Shields 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 South Shields offer dementia care?

We have 2 South Shields 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.

What South Shields care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 2 care homes in South Shields 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 South Shields that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

1 South Shields 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 South Shields

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

  • Overview

Welcome to South Shields

The coastal town of South Shields in the North East has a wide range of elderly care options - all of which are surrounded by stunning scenery. There’s a strong community spirit in South Shields, with plenty of meaningful activities around the town that bring different generations together.

From residential care homes to temporary stays in a purpose-built respite care home, there are plenty of options. All our homes promote dignity in care, ensuring your loved one has as much independence as they desire.

Many of our care homes in South Shields have great connections with the local vibrant community and offer regular day trips out into other nearby areas of Tyne and Wear like Sunderland, Jarrow and Hetton le Hole.

Every care home in South Shields has been rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), with most homes in the area being rated ‘Outstanding’ (like Harton Grange Care Home) or ‘Good’, based on the quality of care and the overall wellbeing of all residents.

We’ve partnered with the largest care home groups that offer specialist local support, including convalescent care homes and palliative care homes which will support your loved one through the 5 stages of palliative care.

Our team of elderly care experts will help you find the right home and level of support in South Shields to suit your loved one’s personal care needs.

Popular Locations in South Shields

South Shields Promenade

Take a gentle stroll across the picturesque seafront promenade that offers stunning views of the North Sea. The promenade is flat and well-maintained, with benches and spots to rest along the way.

South Marine Park

Located near the South Shields seafront, this park features a lake, a miniature railway and picturesque gardens. South Marine Park is suitable for everyone - including the elderly - making it a great place to visit.

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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