Welcome to Hallgarth Care Home

You'll find Hallgarth Care Home set in a quiet residential area, close to the heart of the beautiful, historic and bustling city of Durham.

Here our highly trained team provides specialist end-of-life care at a time when residents and their families need extra help and support; and also short-term respite care. We work hard to ensure everyone living here is comfortable and well looked after.

Ours is a purpose-built care home. Catering for every personality and lifestyle, we offer several communal areas and lounges, plus places where residents can pursue their hobbies or relax. We also have our own spacious bar, which is a great place to socialise or invite friends and family to when they visit.

Just as you you'd expect in a hotel, all our various bedrooms are warm, bright and comfortable. We have standard rooms, plus five large ‘cathedral suites' with en-suite wet rooms, elegant decor, flat-screen TVs, and patio doors leading out on to our garden.

We love residents to bring their own furniture and possessions to give their rooms a homely feel.

We pride ourselves on being an established and essential part of the local community. Our strong relationship with the church and other social groups is a great comfort and pleasure to many who stay with us.

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Life at Hallgarth Care Home

A carer and a resident

This is an excellent care home. Residents needs are paramount. Everyone especially the most frail and vulnerable are treated with respect, kindness and gentleness. They are also given a rich, stimulating and interesting environment to live in.

Ruth McArec, Volunteer at Hallgarth Care Home

The beds are excellent, the food is very good but it is not cooked how I would cook it! The people and staff are really nice here, the rooms are nice and there is a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Monica Langman, Resident / Service User at Hallgarth Care Home

I meet with the residents and their family and friends fortnightly, known as poetry pat. Poetry is used to evoke memories and encourage "talk", gain the social life facilitator is the mainstay of this group, encouraging the residents to participate and enjoy these sessions through her sense of humour and the sheer enjoyment which she radiates from her. She really loves her work from the art she does to trips to the seaside, to shows, special celebrations and so much more. Hallgarth is so lucky to haver her!

Pat Webb, Volunteer at Hallgarth Care Home

Types of care

Residential care

This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...

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Nursing care

Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Hallgarth Care Home whether they...

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End of life / palliative care

It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....

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Intermediate care

Also known as "step-up, step-down", or rehabilitation care, intermediate care offers an alternative...

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Hallgarth Care Home in Durham. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • All ensuite
  • All single rooms
  • On site hairdressing
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Bar
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Wi-fi

Our news

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24 Feb 2017

On Saturday 4th February 2017, residents, relatives and the care team at Hallgarth Care Home in Durham were treated to an afternoon of classical music and a chat with students from Durham University.

Angela Muir, Home Manager, said: “It was a beautiful afternoon. The two students play the flute in their spare time. They opened and closed their visit playing a range of music including Autumn, from the Four Seasons, to the Wizard of Oz and Mama Mia. They finished with a haunting rendition of the Star Wars theme tune. The students spent time talking to residents about a variety of things including their two study subjects, Engineering and Chemistry.

“The residents enjoyed this performance so much we’ve arranged for the students to come back next month with a choir, for another show.”

Are you looking for a care home in Durham? Hallgarth Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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23 Feb 2017

January 31st was national ‘inspire your heart with art day’, and the art club at Hallgarth Care Home in Durham used this as theme for their latest project.

Residents painted numerous hearts in a variety of colours and with different patterns thanks to brushes and even their own fingers to create a collage of love decorations that were displayed around the home on Valentine’s Day.

“One of the residents saw an article in one of the newspapers regarding Banksy’s ‘Balloon Girl’ image. The residents had a debate about whether it was art of graffiti, but they also decided to use some of the hearts to create their very own Balloon Girl. This can be viewed in the home along with the other decorations. It goes to show that all you need is love.”

Are you looking for a care home in Durham? Hallgarth Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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25 Jan 2017

Nobody likes staying in hospital. In fact many of us count down the days until we get discharged. But what happens when we still need a bit of care to help us in our rehabilitation before we’re allowed to return home?

This is where Four Seasons Health Care’s Intermediate Care Service can help.

Intermediate care is also known as ‘step-up, step-down’ or rehabilitation care. It can be an alternative to a prolonged or unnecessary hospital stay. It can help you avoid going into hospital in the first place, or provide somewhere to get better when you’re not quite ready to go home. Once you are completely rehabilitated, you are able to return to your own home.

Where would you rather stay to aid your rehabilitation? In hospital? In a care home environment?

With this in mind a number of our homes - with the support of their Local Authority, Primary Care Trusts and the Care Quality Commission - have set up Intermediate Care Beds to aid the transition from hospital, rehabilitation to home.

Over the coming weeks we will be showcasing some of our homes who provide this service.

Our case studies will focus on:

Paul Hayes, Commissioning and Commercial Operations Director for Four Seasons Health Care, said: “Intermediate care is only a short-term solution. The average length of stay for the purpose of rehabilitation is 6 weeks. It doesn’t mean that people can’t leave before then, but we like to make sure that they’re 100% fighting fit before they leave us.”

More information about our intermediate care service and other types of care and support we offer is available on our website.

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If you'd like to arrange a visit to Hallgarth Care Home in Durham, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.

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Care Home Manager

Angela Muir

Hallgarth Street, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3AY

0191 639 0272

0191 3832266

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