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Consett

Consett

Abigail Lodge Care Home - Consett

Gloucester Road, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 7LB

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
60 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1995
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Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland

Barrington Lodge Care Home

Berkshire Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
70 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1995
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Durham

Durham

Brandon Lodge Care Home

Commercial Street, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8PH

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
38 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1994
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Seaham

Seaham

Church View (Murton)

Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
42 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2004
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8

Hartlepool

Hartlepool

Elwick Grange

Elwick Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9LX

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Palliative
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2002
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8

Durham

Durham

Hallgarth Care Home

Hallgarth Street, Durham, DH1 3AY

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
60 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1996
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Stanley

Stanley

Hollie Hill Care Home

Durham Road, Stanley, DH9 6QZ

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
62 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1996
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8

Darlington

Darlington

Hundens Park

Hundens Lane, Darlington, DL1 1JF

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
49 beds • 47 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2003
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22

Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle

Kings Court Care Home

14 Market Place, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ND

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Palliative
37 beds • 34 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1987
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13

Darlington

Darlington

North Park

L'Anson Street, Darlington, DL3 0SW

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2003
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Overview of care homes in Durham

Care homes in Durham

138

Homes that offer nursing care

73

Specialise in dementia care

99

Homes rated good or above

116

Durham's Care Regulator

Care Quality Commission

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  • How many care homes are there in Durham

    There are 138 care homes in Durham, with 73 offering nursing care. If you're not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How many care homes in Durham offer specialised dementia care?

    99 care homes in Durham offer specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.

  • How are care homes in Durham regulated?

    All care homes in Durham are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 138 care homes in Durham, 116 have been rated good or above.

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In England, care homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which rates services as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement, or Inadequate.

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Darlington

22 care homes rated Good or better.


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21 care homes rated Good or better.


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19 care homes rated Good or better.

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Average care home costs in North East

Average costs based on LaingBuisson Care of Older People UK report 2019

  • Residential care homes

    £574 per week
  • Nursing care homes

    £716 per week

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