Hallgarth Care Home in County Durham
A warm welcome to Hallgarth Care Home in Durham
You’ll find Hallgarth Care Home situated in a quiet residential area just a short walk from Durham’s charming city centre. We are close by to the shops and a walk away from public transport, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat.
One of the leading care homes in Durham, our Care team offers residential care for people who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for those who have complex medical needs, and respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break.
Hallgarth Care Home also received positive assessments through carehome.co.uk.
We run a busy activities programme so residents are never without something to do, including themed days, poetry club, visiting entertainers, and day trips out, often to the Beamish Museum.
We have good community links and receive regular visits from Durham Cricket Club, Grays College, and Rhythm not Blues. Our residents love when people come along and visit as it allows them to interact with people outside of the home.
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Care Available and Weekly Fees
Fees start from £880 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 Hallgarth Care Home
Resident, Janet, made a Lego inspired blanket for her grandson who is getting into playing with Lego.
Residents enjoyed their visit from Winnie the dog who came to spend the day with us!
Residents enjoy sharing stories and photos with each other recently which was really nice to laugh about old times.
Residents enjoy coming together and playing bingo, our residents love getting competitive and winning!
Residents in our cooking club enjoy baking this week making some lovely cupcakes.
Residents having fun playing dominoes together!
Residents enjoy making rice crispy cakes!
Our art club made new bird feeders for the garden with recycled materials.
Our residents love getting their nails done!
Residents enjoy getting pampered and getting new hair cuts!
"Staff at Hallgarth continually did over and beyond their remit, not only making this a happy home for residents but for families especially during covid 19."
"The staff have been so kind to me during my stay. I cannot praise them enough."
"I can't speak highly enough about all the staff. Mum has settled in well and feels 'spoilt' in her words. I am extremely happy with her care and wellbeing."
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
Be our guest...for a short stay, respite, a holiday or to experience our care before moving in permanently 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.
- Hallgarth Street, Durham, Durham, DH1 3AY
Care Home ManagerView bio
Care Home Manager
Angela has worked in the Health and Social Care sector for 32 years and has been with Hallgarth for six years. Angela describes herself as a very caring person who enjoys working with vulnerable people.
Why did you decide to join Four Seasons Health Care?
I liked that Four seasons are a loyal company as they care about their residents and staff members. Also, I thought the working conditions were really good.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I exhibit a kind, calm, caring attitude and approach, with many years of managerial responsibility in nursing and residential care for adults and older people. Therefore, I like that this role utilises my strengths.
My focus is providing the best possible care and experience for the service user. I have experience in rehabilitation and intermediate care. Extensive experience in establishing/maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, colleagues and service users.
What are your favourite hobbies and pastimes?
I love spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy going on holidays, bike riding and going to the gym.
Are there any highlights in your career you are particularly proud of?
I have received a Registered Managers Award, D32/D33 Assessor Award and prevention of infection control award.
What do you feel is your biggest achievement outside of your career?
When I was 18 I achieved my black belt in karate.
What are your Qualifications?
I achieved my NVQ Level 2 and 4 in Care, NVQ Level 3 and 4 in Management, NVQ Level 5 Medication management and NVQ Level 5 Dementia Care. I am also certified in first aid at work, evidence based supervision, appraisal and end of life Level 2.
What top tips would you give someone when looking for the right care home?
When looking for a care home, I would advise to look at the home website, CQC report, carehome.co.uk, visit the home and ask lots of questions. You could also ask to see things like the home's activities list and menus.
- Contact Number: 0191 283 8060