Welcome to Dolphin View Care Home

You'll find Dolphin View on the harbour in Amble, Northumberland.

Here we provide person-centred general nursing and residential care, in a friendly and welcoming environment. We encourage residents' families to become involved with our home and its daily activities, and aim to promote dignity, choice and respect for everyone

Ours is a purpose-built nursing home with ample car parking for visitors. We have two floors which can be accessed by stairs or passenger lift, two lounges, and a dining room. There are dedicated baths and toilets for residents with disabilities, and access to a garden area which offers lovely views across the harbour.

All rooms are singles with hand basins. Bathrooms, showers and toilets are close to each bedroom and communal area.

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Life at Dolphin View Care Home

A carer and a resident

My husband has used the respite care at Dolphin View on 3 times now while I have taken a short break, he suffers from Parkinson's disease, I have found the staff to be exceptionally friendly and helpful, his medication is always given on time, and when I collect him he always reports how jovial the staff are and how well he has been looked after.
Everyone working in Dolphin View seem to to really care about the patients, this is a great comfort when you are leaving a loved one even for a short break.

Kathleen Jones, Wife of Resident/Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

I have been in the home three years now and I feel better than ever. I am very well looked after by all the staff. I like all the staff they are very good. The meals are very good, I have put on a lot of weight since I moved in due to the healthy eating and all my friends and family say I look better. I find the activities very good and I get taken out for walks which I enjoy. The home is in a lovely location overlooking the sea. I am not far from my family and friends. I find the new manager very good, she has made some good changes and think she is going to do the home the world of good.

Sarah Nelson, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

It's excellent, we are well fed and well looked after. Everyone's very helpful.

Margaret Darling, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

I highly recommend Dolphin View. Staff, food, rooms are lovely. A very friendly atmosphere.

Elizabeth Ann Trotter, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

Absolutely over the moon with my standard of care. The staff, management need a medal. Very friendly and caring.

James Stanton, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

A very good home. Staff very friendly and caring. Kiss at breakfast and dinner ha ha. I would highly recommend.

Robert Patterson, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

I find all the carers very helpful, they have a difficult job and they do it very well. We go out on the bus and have lots of activities. I highly recommend the home to other potential residents.

Sadie Nelson, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

A very friendly caring environment. Food and rooms are inviting. Would recommend this establishment, lots of entertainment. I am very happy here.

Robert Lightfoot, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

The home is very good , it's very clean and the food is good. The bedrooms are lovely. The staff are very pleasant. If you want anything you get it. The staff will go out of their way for you, you can't get better than that.

Joan Gilliard, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View Care Home

I have been here just over 8 years. I like the company. We are lucky to be here. The food is pretty good. The care staff are good. We are lucky I have had home help in the past and they were no good you can't do much in the time they are there. We have everything here.

Willie Davies, Resident / Service User at Dolphin View 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 Dolphin View Care Home whether...

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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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Specialist care

Dolphin View Care Home also offers specialist help for adults and young people with different...

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Facilities & services

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

  • All single rooms
  • On site hairdressing
  • Library
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Flat screen TV in rooms
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news


30 Mar 2017

On Monday 27th March 2017 Four Seasons scooped the ‘Flu Fighter Social Care Award’ at the prestigious Flu Fighter awards.

The Flu Fighter award celebrate the great achievements of flu teams and organisations who promote the importance of flu vaccinations to everyone in their organisation.

Four Seasons was shortlisted for the ‘Social Care Award’ after being nominated following the success of the internal Flu and You campaign. Before being presented with the award, Daniel Mortimer, Chief Executive for NHS Employers said: “Four Seasons Heath Care launched its campaign with the goal of reducing the occurrence of flu in its colleagues. They created leaflets and flu packs that provided details about the importance of the flu vaccination and how to get vaccinated. This worked really well and they had an extra 1,600 colleagues vaccinated, which increased uptake by 22% this season. Well done.”

Happy Birthday

13 May 2016

A lot of things have changed in the last 100 years. Its seen the introduction of computers, colour TV sets and the 21st Century staple product, the smart phone.

One lady at Dolphin View Care Home in Northumberland has seen these advances in technology, as well as many other changes in history.

On Friday 29th April, the home celebrated Gladys’ 102nd birthday, with the local Mayor coming to her party to wish her many happy returns.

Jackie Bird, Home Manager, said: “Everyone at Dolphin View wishes Gladys a happy birthday. She’s a fantastic lady, and it was an honour to celebrate her big day with her.

“The local Mayor attended, sand Happy Birthday and danced with Gladys before tucking into a slice of her birthday cake.”

Everyone at Four Seasons wishes you many happy returns Gladys.

care homes celebration

6 May 2016

Everyone at Dolphin View Care Home in Northumberland embraced their patriotic side by celebrating St George’s Day and the Queen’s birthday.

Jacqueline Bird, Home Manager, said: “Everyone at the home got involved in all of the celebrations. Whether that was creating decorations or baking delights for us to enjoy at the parties, everyone was in their element.

“Everyone had a fantastic time, and plans are already underway for our next celebration. Some of the residents are already planning what culinary delights they could bake.”

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

Care home manager: Jacqueline Bird

Harbour Road, Amble, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 0AP

01665 461877

01665 713223

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