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South Shields

South Shields

Harton Grange

Bolden Lane, South Shields, NE34 0LZ

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
62 beds • 61 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2004
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Gateshead

Gateshead

South Chowdene

Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6JE

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Nursing
42 beds • 7 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1989
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Chester Le Street

Chester Le Street

Appletree Grange

Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2BH

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
32 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1988
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Gateshead

Gateshead

Armstrong House

110 Lobley Hill Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4YG

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
71 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2006
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Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Astell Care Centre

Wharrier Street, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3BR

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
96 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1995
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Hebburn

Hebburn

Bedewell Grange

Campbell Park Road, Hebburn, NE31 2SL

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
52 beds • 50 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2000
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South Shields

South Shields

Cheviot Court

Horsley Hill Square, South Shields, NE34 6RF

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
73 beds • 40 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2004
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North Shields

North Shields

Collingwood Court

Front Street, Chirton, North Shields, NE29 0LF

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Palliative
63 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2005
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Houghton Le Spring

Houghton Le Spring

Grangewood Care Centre

Chester Road, Shiney Row, Houghton Le Spring, DH4 4RB

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Palliative
50 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2005
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Blaydon On Tyne

Blaydon On Tyne

Hadrian House

Garden Street, Blaydon On Tyne, NE21 4AG

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Palliative
63 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2006
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Overview of care homes in Tyne and Wear

Care homes in Tyne and Wear

206

Homes that offer nursing care

98

Specialise in dementia care

164

Homes rated good or above

192

Tyne and Wear's Care Regulator

Care Quality Commission

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  • How many care homes are there in Tyne and Wear

    There are 206 care homes in Tyne and Wear, with 98 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 Tyne and Wear offer specialised dementia care?

    164 care homes in Tyne and Wear offer specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.

  • How are care homes in Tyne and Wear regulated?

    All care homes in Tyne and Wear are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 206 care homes in Tyne and Wear, 192 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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Newcastle Upon Tyne

64 care homes rated Good or better.


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33 care homes rated Good or better.


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32 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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