Welcome to Hawthorn House Care Home

You'll find Hawthorn House in a quiet and secluded area of east Belfast. Here we provide nursing care for residents with a wide range of needs in a comfortable and homely environment.

We're situated in landscaped and mature surroundings. Our property is tastefully decorated and furnished to help each resident feel at home.

At Hawthorn House Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

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Life at Hawthorn House Care Home

A carer and a resident

Staff look after everyone well.

Mr Jim Miller, Hawthorn House Care Home

Staff are very pleasant and helpful.

Mrs Betty Whiteman, Hawthorn House Care Home

The home is comfortable and homely.

Mrs Betty Kennedy, Hawthorn House Care Home

Types of care

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 Hawthorn House 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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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Hawthorn House Care Home in Belfast. 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
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news

dementia care blog

19 May 2017

Dementia is set to be the 21st century's biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. That’s why, during the Week, we want everyone to come together and take action. By uniting, we can raise awareness, offer help & understanding and improve care. You can find more information on the Alzheimer’s Society website.

To mark Dementia Awareness Week, Four Seasons Health Care is hosting four guest blogs from our team of dementia experts.

Our final blog takes the form of a poem and comes from Nina Hutchison from Gowrie House care home in Fife.

Nina has supported colleagues in facilitating training modules within the Dementia Care Framework. She has been so inspired by the Dementia care framework, and especially the Dementia Experience, that she wrote this poem about her understanding of how a resident may feel living with Dementia.

Dementia Experience Poem

Walk in my Shoes,

Just for a day,

Feel how I feel,

It’s the easiest way,

The jigsaw is there,

The pieces are too,

They don’t seem to fit

It’s a bit of a do,

Hear what I hear,

And see what I see,

I’m not sure where I am,

But I know I’m me,

Step into my shoes,

The experience may be difficult,

And at times a bit rough

But you can say when you’ve had enough

But this is my life, my everyday world

Some days nice and calm,

And other days a swirl,

The one thing to remember when the experience is done,

Help me with my memories,

And the days that I have none.

care home awards

21 Apr 2017

Hawthorn House Care Home in Belfast has been named in the ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ in Northern Ireland by CareHome.co.uk.

The prestigious award highlights the most recommended care homes in each region of the United Kingdom. The awards are based on thousands of reviews and recommendations received from residents, family and friends.

Kerrie Wallace, Home Manager said: “I’m delighted that Hawthorn House has received this award. To be named one of the ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ in Northern Ireland is a fantastic achievement. It’s great to see that the feedback we’ve received in the home, has been mirrored on a regional scale. Our Quality of Life Data, which allows us to monitor and act on feedback almost instantly, shows that in the last three months all of our residents are happy living here.”

Carol Cousins, Four Seasons Managing Director for Northern Ireland said: “I want to pass my congratulations onto everyone at Hawthorn House Care Home on their award. This is a fantastic achievement and shows that the hard work and dedication from the team has paid dividends. The reviews on CareHome.co.uk are fantastic.”

Are you looking for a care home in Belfast? Hawthorn House offers support for all types of care including nursing care, respite care and end of life/palliative care.

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16 Mar 2017

Two Belfast care homes have achieved high overall performance ratings in a national survey of people living in care homes. Hawthorn House, in Hawthornden Road, scored around 97% while Belmont Care Home, in Tillysburn Park, scored around 93% in the survey for “Your Care Rating”.

The overall performance rating is derived from four core themes: staff and care, home comforts, choice and having a say and the quality of life being experienced by the residents.

Both Hawthorn House and Belmont, which are operated by Four Seasons Health Care, scored the maximum possible of 100% satisfaction for quality of care and 100% for people being happy with their life in the homes.

The independent confidential survey was conducted by leading market research organisation Ipsos MORI.

The two homes also achieved 100% rating for being a safe secure place to live; for people being happy with the care and support provided and for the care team treating residents with kindness, dignity and respect.

In responses to other survey questions 100% of respondents said they can take part in activities and hobbies if they want.

Carol Cousins, Managing Director for Four Seasons Health Care in Northern Ireland, who run the homes, said: "Both care teams are delighted that in this independent national survey the residents at Hawthorn House and Belmont Home rated the homes so highly.

"The survey outcome corresponds with the responses we have had directly from residents, their relatives and care professionals who are able to give us instant feedback on a day to day basis about any aspect of care quality, by using iPads placed in the home with a touch-screen questionnaire linked to purpose designed software. This has been recording a 99% overall customer satisfaction rating for Hawthorn House and 98% for Belmont.”

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

Care home manager: Kerrie Wallace

16 Hawthornden Road, Belfast, BT4 3JU

028 904 73027

028 904 73 028

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