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Care homes in Durham

Searching for the right care home for your loved one is daunting. With over 120 nursing and residential homes in Durham and the wider County Durham area, it's hard to know where to start. At Care Sourcer we can help you find the best care homes in Durham to suit you and your loved ones' needs.

Whether it's important for you to stay local, or if you want to look further afield - search and compare care homes including Belmont Grange Nursing and Residential Home and Langley Park Care Home on Care Sourcer.

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Care homes in Durham

There are 14 care homes in Durham regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)


14 residential care homes in Durham

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 Durham there is a total of 14 residential care homes, all of which have been regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

10 nursing care homes in Durham

There are 10 nursing homes in Durham. All nursing homes on Care Sourcer in Durham 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.

10 dementia care homes in Durham

There are 10 care homes in Durham that offer specialist support for people living with dementia. All dementia specialist care homes on Care Sourcer in Durham are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

All care providers in Durham

All care providers on Care Sourcer are registered to their regulatory body. In Durham 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

Abbotts Court Care Home

Wingate Lane, Wheatley Hill, Durham, DH6 3LP

has been rated as Good by the regulator

47 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Beddell House

Sherburn House, Sherburn Hospital, Durham, DH1 2SE

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1987 ● 60 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Belmont Grange Nursing and Residential Home

Broomside Lane, Durham, DH1 2QW

has been rated as Outstanding by the regulator

Opened in 1989 ● 30 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Bowburn Care Centre

Bowburn South Industrial Estate, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AD

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Opened in 2005 ● 80 beds ● 80 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Brandon Lodge Care Home

Commercial Street, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8PH

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1994 ● 38 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Croft House Care Home

Carlyle Cresent, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2PB

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1990 ● 60 beds ● 58 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Hallgarth Care Home

Hallgarth Street, Durham, DH1 3AY

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1996 ● 60 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Kingsway Nursing Home

Kingsway, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9TB

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 1993 ● 42 beds ● 6 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Langley Park Care Home

Front Street, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9YY

has been rated as Outstanding by the regulator

Opened in 1992 ● 46 beds
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Melbury Court

Old Dryburn Way, Durham, DH1 5SE

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 2008 ● 87 beds ● 87 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life

Rushyfields Residential and Nursing Home

Rushyfield Care Centre, Brandon Lane, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8SH

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Opened in 2011 ● 41 beds ● 41 en-suite rooms
Dementia
Residential
Nursing
Palliative & end of life
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Care home services in Durham

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 Durham, you can explore care homes with the following specialisms:

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14
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Nursing Homes
Residential Homes
Dementia Homes

Care homes near you

LocationAverage rating
County Durham
106 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Durham
14 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Barnard Castle
3 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Bishop Auckland
14 care homes

has been rated as Requires improvement by the regulator

Brandon
1 care home

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Chester Le Street
12 care homes

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Chilton
1 care home

has been rated as Good by the regulator

Consett
8 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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