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Care homes in Darlington

Searching for the right care home for your loved one is daunting. With over 54 nursing and residential homes in Darlington and the wider Darlington area, it's hard to know where to start. At Care Sourcer we can help you find the best care homes in Darlington to suit you and your loved ones' needs.

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Care homes in Darlington

There are 27 care homes in Darlington regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)


27 residential care homes in Darlington

Residential care homes offer help with personal care. This includes helping residents wash, dress, use the bathroom and engage in activities. Residential homes are staffed 24 hours a day; however, in most cases they are unable to offer dedicated nursing care. Residential care homes vary in size and capacity. In Darlington there is a total of 27 residential care homes, all of which have been regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

9 nursing care homes in Darlington

There are 9 nursing homes in Darlington. All nursing homes on Care Sourcer in Darlington are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Nursing homes have registered nurses on-site 24 hours a day, as well as providing all the support residential care homes offer. For this reason, nursing homes are best suited to those with complex medical conditions that require regular attention. These homes have specialist beds and equipment to support the care needs of residents.

18 dementia care homes in Darlington

There are 18 care homes in Darlington that offer specialist support for people living with dementia. All dementia specialist care homes on Care Sourcer in Darlington are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

All care providers in Darlington

All care providers on Care Sourcer are registered to their regulatory body. In Darlington that is the CQC. They inspect and rate all care providers in England. To find out more about CQC ratings and what they mean read our Guide to the CQC

Elderwood Residential Home

Elderwood Residential Home logo
Westmoreland Street, Darlington, DL3 0FB
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10

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1992 ● 40 beds ● 40 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
Anchor’s Elderwood in Darlington is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we offer specialised services for elderly people who have dementia and physical disability. Our care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-hour care and support to help you maintain your chosen lifestyle, adapting as your needs change. At Elderwood, activities play an important role and we aim to enhance our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities. We pride ourselves on the quality of our catering, with our chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Set just off the main A167 road into Darlington town centre and in its own beautiful grounds, Elderwood care home is close to local services and amenities, such as shops, a local park and doctors surgeries. In times of uncertainty, Anchor is a care provider you can depend on. We are proudly not-for-profit with 50 years of experience. Come and visit us at any time. We’re here to help and look forward to giving you a warm welcome.

Hundens Park

Hundens Park logo
Hundens Lane, Darlington, DL1 1JF
Hundens Park cover
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has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 2003 ● 49 beds ● 47 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
We're situated on Hundens Lane on the site of a former bowling green and park in Darlington. Our home has extensive gardens designed to meet our residents' needs. Hundens Park provides 24-hour nursing care for frail older people, care for people with sensory impairments, physical disabilities and dementia. We provide end of life care and respite care, including post-operative respite care. The nursing home also houses the Darnton Suite, providing support and care for people living with dementia and those who may display distress reactions. Personalised care plans are tailored to each individual and are regularly reviewed to accommodate changing needs with the individual and family involved wherever possible. Care plans ensure that a consistent level of care is provided and that needs are met, and are intended to help encourage independence, support life skills and enable freedom of choice. All staff are appropriately qualified. The staff team includes 24-hour nursing cover, managers and care staff specially trained in dementia care, activities co-ordinators, together with hospitality, maintenance, administrative management and trained chefs. Hundens Park's staff work in conjunction with local GPs, community health services and any medical support selected by the individual. Why not call in for a cup of tea and find out more about our care and what we can offer? Care, activities, facilities and food are all major focuses at our home. It is important that each of these services are tailored to the individual needs and preferences of residents, which is why we employ a wonderful team of professionals who can deliver support using a warm and person-centred approach.

North Park

North Park logo
L'Anson Street, Darlington, DL3 0SW
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10

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 2003 ● 60 beds ● 60 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
North Park is a modern, purpose-built care home in Darlington with scenic park views and safe, secluded gardens. In a quiet setting, it nonetheless has access to plenty of local amenities and is not far from the A1. It offers care and support to frail older people, people living with disabilities or sensory loss, in addition to dementia care. Our residential care home is dedicated to ensuring dignity, independence and choice for the people it supports irrespective of physical or mental health. We want to offer people the best possible quality of life in terms of medical support, physical surrounding, meaningful activities and hospitality, too. People living with dementia are supported in our dedicated Memory Lane Community, which has been specially adapted to their needs by the use of careful design and use of colours. It includes reminiscence aids, memory boxes and a life skills kitchen to help people fill their days. We base our care on careful assessment and regular review of our approach involving the individual and their family. We would love to show you what we have to offer – we welcome visitors and calls.

Ventress Hall Care Home

Ventress Hall Care Home logo
22-28 Trinity Road, Darlington, DL3 7AZ
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has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1990 ● 106 beds ● 84 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Ashleigh House

460 North Road, Darlington, DL1 3AF

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Opened in 1995 ● 30 beds ● 27 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Auguste Communities Care Centre

Middleton St. George, Darlington, DL2 1TS

is registered with the care regulator, but has not yet been inspected.

Opened in 2019 ● 83 beds ● 84 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Darlington Manor Care Home

70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Opened in 1995 ● 60 beds ● 30 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Delphine Court

48-50 Cockerton Green, Darlington, DL3 9EU

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Opened in 2016 ● 8 beds ● 8 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Eastbourne Care Home

5-7 Cobden Street, Darlington, DL1 4JF

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1991 ● 41 beds ● 42 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Eden Cottage Care Home

37 Cobden Street, Darlington, DL1 4JF

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1987 ● 22 beds ● 22 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Grosvenor Park Care Home

Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 2004 ● 61 beds ● 61 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
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Care home services in Darlington

It is important to find the best care for your needs. Care Sourcer provides details of all UK care homes to help you find the ideal solution. In Darlington, you can explore care homes with the following specialisms:

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LocationAverage rating
Darlington
27 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Darlington
27 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

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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Care home costs in North East