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Gateshead

Gateshead

Northbourne

Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5AR

Outstanding - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
34 beds • 33 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1990
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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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North Shields

North Shields

Collingwood Court

Front Street, Chirton, North Shields, NE29 0LF

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
63 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 2005
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Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Cranlea

1 Kingston Park Avenue, Kingston Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 2HB

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
39 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1987
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Jarrow

Jarrow

Palmersdene

Grange Road West, Jarrow, NE32 3JA

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
40 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1990
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Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Allan Court

Benwell Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 6RU

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
60 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1996
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Sunderland

Sunderland

Barnes Court Care Home

Wycliffe Road, High Barnes, Sunderland, SR4 7QG

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
89 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1991
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Washington

Washington

Donwell House

Wellgarth Road, District 2, Washington, NE37 1EE

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
63 beds • All en-suite • Opened in 1996
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Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay

Earsdon Grange

Thorntree Drive, Wellfield, Whitley Bay, NE25 9NR

Good - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
48 beds • No en-suite rooms • Opened in 1994
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South Shields

South Shields

Garden Hill Care Centre

32 St Michaels Avenue, South Shields, NE33 3AN

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

Residential
Dementia
Nursing
Palliative
40 beds • 38 en-suite rooms • Opened in 2007
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Overview of care homes in Tyne and Wear

Care homes in Tyne and Wear

207

Homes that offer nursing care

98

Specialise in dementia care

163

Homes rated good or above

193

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 207 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?

    163 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 207 care homes in Tyne and Wear, 193 have been rated good or above.

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Looking for the best-rated care homes?

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

Search featured towns in Tyne and Wear


Newcastle Upon Tyne

63 care homes rated Good or better.


Sunderland

33 care homes rated Good or better.


Gateshead

32 care homes rated Good or better.

Types of care available

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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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