Durham Road, Birtley, Chester Le Street, DH3 2BH
Appletree Grange is a 32-bedded, purpose-built home for frail older people and people living with dementia, providing residential care and specialised dementia care rather than nursing care. It is located between Newcastle and Durham in a quiet area …
Appletree Grange is a 32-bedded, purpose-built home for frail older people and people living with dementia, providing residential care and specialised dementia care rather than nursing care. It is located between Newcastle and Durham in a quiet area of historic Chester-le-Street.
Care at Appletree Grange is carefully planned to meet individual assessed need and to manage risk while preserving independence, dignity and choice. Close relationships with local health services help keep individual health and welfare under review. A dedicated Activities Coordinator assisted by the whole staff group helps ensure that there is a varied programme of meaningful activities, based both in the home and the community, on a group and one-to-one basis.
We are proud of the services we offer at Appletree Grange and are confident that we can offer help to our local community. Why not give us a call or drop into see what we can provide?
Life at Appletree Grange Care Home
Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.
Types of care provided
Accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication.
Specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.
Services and specialisms
- Caring for adults over 65 yrs
Care home features
- 32 beds
- 32 en-suite rooms
- Opened in 1988
My name is Catherine and I am the General Manager here.
I am a dually qualified Nurse – both RGN and RMN. I am qualified to teach adults and I have a Masters Degree in Business.
The care of older people is my chosen area of nursing and I have been working in the independent sector since I first qualified.
I am passionate about ensuring that the quality of life is as good as we can possibly make it for those we support and that our staff are appreciated for their devotion.
I believe that it is important that we all respect each other – both the residents we care for and our colleagues. We should proceed in an honest and fair way, we should demonstrate our responsibility to deliver excellent care and customer service and it is vital that we approach each day feeling valued, trusted and motivated.
Fun and laughter is an important ingredient of each day for all those who live and work in our home.
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Frequently asked questions
What type of care does Appletree Grange provide?Appletree Grange provides Residential and Dementia care.
Is Appletree Grange regulated?Yes, Appletree Grange is regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
Does Appletree Grange provide support for people with dementia?Yes, Appletree Grange provides care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.
How many residents are there at Appletree Grange?Appletree Grange has a total of 32 beds.