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Redwell Hills Care Home in Consett
A warm welcome to Redwell Hills Care Home in Consett
You’ll find Redwell Hills Care Home in the heart of Leadgate village, with views of Derwent Valley. We are a short drive from the town centre and have great transport links into main towns and cities, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat.
One of the leading care homes in Consett, our care team offers residential care for those who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for people who have complex medical needs, and respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break.
We have also received many positive assessments through carehome.co.uk.
We run a busy activities programme that ranges from socialising in our lovely garden to weekly outings and community links with local schools and churches, including monthly services, which always puts a smile on our residents' faces.
Care Available and Weekly Fees
Fees start from £840 per week
We provide care for those who are publicly funded as well as those paying for their own care. For those who are paying for their own care, our weekly fees are broken down by the main care types we offer.Learn More
Life at Redwell Hills Care Home
"I came in on respite care for rehabilitation and have enjoyed my stay at Redwell Hills. Staff have been so helpful and have improved my mobility."
"We find the home very suitable for her needs. The staff are always professional, friendly and helpful, for which we are extremely grateful."
"I am so grateful to the staff for the excellent care given to my mother-in-law. She is well looked after and I don't need to worry about her."
Learn more about the care available
For people with an on-going medical condition. This is similar to residential care but with the addition of 24-hour support from a team of qualified nurses. Learn More
Residential support is for people who need a little help with day to day living such as washing, dressing, eating and taking their regular medication. Learn More
Residential Dementia Care
Our residential dementia care services support people to maintain their independence and individuality, encouraging social activity and building relationships within the home. Learn More
Even the most devoted carer needs a break sometimes. Whether it is for a few days or a few weeks, we are here to step in when you or your carer need us. Learn More
Palliative and End of Life Care
This is specialist support for people with a life-limiting illness to relieve their symptoms and make them as comfortable as possible. We understand that this can be a sensitive time and teams offer compassionate support, providing advice or an opportunity to talk. Learn More
After a stay in hospital, people who are over the worst can still need a certain amount of care to help with rehabilitation so they can return home with confidence. Our intermediate care beds play a vital role in supporting local health and social care services by offering older people an alternative to an extended stay on a ward. Learn More
If you are looking for care, we meet hundreds of individuals, family members and friends in a similar position and would be happy to show you the home and discuss care options. Please call, email or fill in the form below.
- St Ives Road, Leadgate, Consett, Durham, DH8 7SN
Care Home ManagerView bio
Care Home Manager
“The satisfaction of making a difference on a resident’s quality of life is something that stays
David joined Four Seasons Health Care as an ambitious individual, who takes great satisfaction in making a difference for the residents at Redwell Hills. As a manager of both a care home and an Under 11s football team, and a dad of 3, David is an influential figure in more than one area of his life.
Why did you decide to join Four Seasons Health Care?
I joined Four Seasons Health Care to develop my career and work for a larger company. Previously I have been a manager in smaller family run businesses and wanted to experience working for a larger scale employer. In Four Seasons, there are so many
opportunities to develop my career. I have been a Home Manager for a number of years and I am ambitious – I wish to develop my career to become a Regional Support Manager and
then Regional Manager in time, but I am happy to be a Home Manager for number of years yet, as I am only young.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
The best thing about my job is the satisfaction that I get out of implementing change to provide the highest standard of care for the residents who live at Redwell Hills. The satisfaction of making a difference on a resident’s quality of life is something that stays with you.
What are your favourite hobbies and pastimes?
I am a manager not only at work but in my hobby also, as I manage an Under 11’s football team in my spare time. I hold training sessions weekly and also have weekly match days, which I absolutely love. I am very passionate about making a difference and this satisfies that need – I have been involved with the club I manage for a few years and have seen some unbelievable changes to children’s abilities in that time, simply with good coaching. The sense of achievement and satisfaction I get is unbelievable.
Are there any highlights in your career you are particularly proud of?
My biggest achievement in my career was completion of my NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and
Management. I never thought when I first started out in the care sector that I would be a manager and achieving what I have.
What do you feel is your biggest achievement outside of your career?
I am a dad of three children; 2 girls and 1 boy. My kids are my life and, whilst it isn’t an achievement to have children, raising them as a separated parent is quite a challenge and I feel I have done as well as possible as they are growing up to be fine individuals.
What are your Qualifications?
I have my NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care, and NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care. I also have a qualification as a Communication and Interaction Training Lead (CAIT) in Dementia Care and Train the Trainer. Additionally I hold a Level 2 Safeguarding NCFE, and Safe Handling of Medications NCFE.
What top tips would you give someone when looking for the right care home?
When looking for a care home the main advice I would give is not to take notice of the environment and decor of the home, but more that the team are responsive and that the atmosphere is warm, homely, and friendly. Take notice that the staff are engaging residents in person-centred activities, and that the residents’ appear well taken care of, to indicate the standard of care in the home.
- Contact Number: 01207 201830