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Care homes in Sunderland

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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 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

Exterior photo of Highcliffe Care Home in Sunderland


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
  • Call for pricing

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 of Regents View Care Home in Hetton-le-Hole, Sunderland

Regents View

Houghton le Spring, DH5 9EQFour 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.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,006 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Sunderland.

How many care homes are there in Sunderland?

We have 5 care homes in Sunderland, including Regents View and Barnes 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 Sunderland?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Sunderland, the average cost of care is £2,822. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Sunderland?

We have 3 in Sunderland 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 Sunderland care homes offer residential care?

We have 5 care homes in Sunderland 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 Sunderland offer dementia care?

We have 5 Sunderland 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 Sunderland care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 5 care homes in Sunderland 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 Sunderland that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

1 Sunderland 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 Sunderland

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

  • Overview

Welcome to Sunderland

Sunderland is a city with a small-town feel in North East England. A number of excellent care homes makes Sunderland a great place for older adults to call home. Several of our Sunderland care homes are ideally located to visit nearby areas in Tyne and Wear like Gateshead, Newcastle and South Shields.

You can use our free service to find a care home in Sunderland for one of your family members or somebody else. Our homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, helping to guarantee a superb standard of compassionate and dignified care will be given to your loved one. Our listings also highlight weekly care home costs, what specialist care is offered, the different care types available and what social activities are provided.

Sunderland is home to some of the best rated care homes in the UK, including residential care homes providing personal care and specialist dementia care homes. Whatever type of care your loved one requires, they’ll be given a warm welcome when first entering a care home in Sunderland.

All our care homes in Sunderland and nearby provide friendly, round-the-clock support for residents. If you need any help, get in touch with our care experts who will guide you through the process of finding the right care for your loved one.

Popular Locations Sunderland

Roker Park

This refined seafront park is a relic of the Victorian period and was donated to the city in 1880. Older adults often watch outdoor plays in the summer, while autumn evenings bring the wondrous Sunderland Illuminations.

Keel Square

A vibrant public space fronting the Magistrates Court in Sunderland’s shopping precinct, Keel Square opened in 2015 and is a celebration of the city’s maritime and industrial heritage.

Roker and Seaburn Beaches

Both the Roker and Seaburn Beaches on Sunderland’s coast are long, wide, sandy and perfect for relaxation with your elderly loved ones. At Roker, Pier Point has plenty of cafés and restaurants.

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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Retirement Housing

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Retirement Communities

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