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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23 Jun 2017

Friday 16th June marked Care Home Open Day, a day that actively encourages people in the local community to pop into their local care home and find out what’s going on.

The theme for this year’s open day was friendship, and Four Seasons homes and their local community certainly forged some long lasting friendships with their local communities through a variety of different events.

The events included:

  • The Prince’s Trust heading into Kingsmead Care Home in Swindon sprucing up the garden
  • Ty Eirin Care Home in Port welcomed in local school children and councillors for a fun filled afternoon
  • A Jazz band kept everyone entertained in Pontypridd at Ty Gwynno Care Home
  • It was a more sleepy affair at Whittington Care Home in Chesterfield as the team turned up for work in the PJs before having lots of fun with residents, relatives and visitors to the home
  • Music and dancing was definitely on the cards for many of our homes as Benarty View Care Home in Kelty, Gotton Manor Care Home in Taunton, Benholm Care Home in Forfar and Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside, all had musical entertainment (and an assortment of other activities) for their guests
  • Campsie View Care Home in Glasgow had their own petting zoo for everyone to enjoy
  • The Laurels Care Home in Hetton-le-Hole held a country and western themed day which everyone thoroughly enjoyed
  • Jazz was the music of choice at The Cedars and Larches Care Home in Ilkeston’s festivities.
  • Redwell Hills Care Home in Consett, remembered the friends they’d sadly lost and released some balloons with messages in their honour.

The photos you can see above are just a snap shot of what happened at our homes during Care Home Open Day. It’s great to see from the pictures that everyone had lots of fun.

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21 Jun 2017

Residents from Hallgarth Care Home in Durham, joined other over 60s at a coffee afternoon at St Oswald’s Church Hall. After all, there’s nothing better than a coffee, cake and a chat.

Residents from Hallgarth, walked to the church before being welcomed by students who were running the event. The residents spoke to them about their studies, and were interested at the variety in the courses on offer – maths, law and psychiatry were just some of the courses the students were completing.

After a brew and a cake, the residents heard from a group of flutists who gave a variety of renditions which included some Disney pieces, classical pieced by Bach, Japanese music and finished off with the Bohemian Rhapsody which got everyone’s feet tapping.

A lovely afternoon was had by all and these coffee afternoons are sure to be on the activity agenda in the future.

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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19 Jun 2017

The Art Club at Hallgarth Care Home in Durham took on the challenge of painting the willow pattern, of a young couple who fell in love.

With a large range of willow patterns to choose from, pots, plates, coasters and a chopping board, everyone set to work on their masterpieces. Some chose a specific part of the story to paint while others decided to paint it all.

Angela Muir, Home Manager, explained: “We found that there are a few variations of the story the plates depicted. But between us we made up our own story and decided it to be the true story of the willow pattern plate, according to us!

“Art Club is open to everyone to join, residents, family and friends. We have a few art lovers who like to come along not to paint, but for a good chatter, music and a cup of tea and cake.”

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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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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