Welcome to Hillside Lodge Care Home

You'll find Hillside Lodge in Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

Here care is based around each person's individual needs. Some residents have only modest care requirements and may simply enjoy living within a secure and caring environment; others need 24-hour nursing assistance.

Whatever the need, care is delivered with patience, kindness and understanding. Each resident's care plan is exclusive to them and aimed at promoting health and independence.

Ours is a purpose-built home within easy reach of shops, public transport, the A1 motorway, and other amenities. Many beauty spots are nearby and the town centre is just half a mile away.

Care is provided in a selection of rooms. All our bedrooms are singles with en-suites.

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Life at Hillside Lodge Care Home

A carer and a resident

I find the staff very friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble, my father is well cared for and it is nice to know he is in a safe environment.

Kenneth Wiles, Son of Resident/Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

My papa was a client at Hillside Lodge for 12 years. I visited everyday even though I worked there. The staff were brilliant with my papa and he was always cared for and always enjoyed his food. The day he passed away was a day I will never forget as the staff were brilliant with me my mum and sister.

Betty Benzies, Relative of Resident/Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

The home is mostly good. Carers are very good, some fair, they need more help. Food good at times, could be better. On the whole not too bad.

Joan M Lucas, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

The staff are helpful and friendly. They help all the time and someone is always around to help. The staff always have a smile and the activity person keeps us busy. The food is very good. The management are also helpful and advise my god child how I am doing.

Vivienne Crompton, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

From my first visit to Hillside Lodge I have been impressed by the relaxed welcoming atmosphere (and the absence of unpleasant odours sometimes observed in care homes!) Without exception I have found the staff cheerful, friendly, polite and extremely competent. Residents are treated with kindness and dignity, without the patronising "talking down to a child" attitude sometimes adopted while addressing the elderly. Relatives are encouraged to share any concerns with the staff who are always approachable and willing to listen. I feel Hillside Lodge offers a very high standard.

Patricia Anderson, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

Very happy with the home and I get excellent service from the staff.

Lillian Morgan, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

Staff are very caring.

Ella Parkinson, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

It's the best thing for me because I could not look after myself after my fall.

Kathleen Johnson, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

I enjoy having company and the staff are good.

Winnie Smith, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge Care Home

I enjoy being here because I am very well looked after.

Ruby Daly, Resident / Service User at Hillside Lodge 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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Dementia care

People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...

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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 Hillside Lodge 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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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 Hillside Lodge Care Home in Berwick-upon-tweed. 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
  • Library
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Patio
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Wi-fi

Our news


26 Apr 2017

Residents, relatives and the care team at Hillside Lodge Care Home in Berwick-upon-Tweed had a cracking Easter by enjoying a lovely coffee afternoon with an Easter twist.

Vanessa Pepper, Home Manager, explained: “Everyone enjoyed themselves at the coffee morning. The chocolate eggs were a real treat and went down fantastically with a hot drink. Everyone then enjoyed the Easter raffle, bonnet competition all of which had prizes donated by our local Tesco store. Everyone had a great day and I want to thank Tesco for their kind donation.”

Are you looking for a care home in Berwick-upon-Tweed? Hillside Lodge offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

intermediate care HSJ guides

24 Apr 2017

As delayed transfers of care remain at record highs, how can we reduce unnecessary hospital stays for older people? That was the key question at an HSJ event held in association with Four Seasons Health Care.

The roundtable heard that the healthcare system often finds reasons not to deal with care home residents and looked at the success of an innovative collaboration between the NHS and care homes in Belfast.

With a collaborative approach between care homes and the NHS, older people are able to leave hospital and receive expert care, whilst assessing whether their long term future would be in their current home or a local care home. “The idea is that it would provide short term rehabilitation in conjunction with the two trusts in that area. The joint partnerships with the trusts I’ve worked with have just been amazing, and that’s what makes it work”, explained Janice Brown, Four Seasons’ regional manager for the Belfast and Newtownabbey area.

In addition to the improvements from a collaborative solution, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust reported that the joint partnership approach of providing a bed in a care home reduced their yearly cost by more than half.

You can read further thoughts and insights from the HSJ Roundtable, in association with Four Seasons Health Care, at HSJ Roundtable Guides


22 Apr 2017

Hillside Care Home in Berwick-upon-Tweed welcomed owls, snakes, rats and a bearded dragon as the home celebrated National Pet month.

The visit was organised by the Personal Activities Lead alongside Birds of Prey from Haggerston.

Vanessa Pepper, Home Manager said: “Andy Howey from Birds of Prey brought a variety of friends with him for our residents to meet. These new friends came in the shape of; owls, a bearded dragon, snakes and rats. All of the residents loved seeing and touching the different animals.

“I want to thank Andy for coming and helping provide our residents with this special experience. It’s not something they’ll forget in a hurry.”

Are you looking for a care home in Berwick-upon-Tweed? Hillside Lodge offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, intermediate care and end of life/palliative care.

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If you'd like to arrange a visit to Hillside Lodge Care Home in Berwick-upon-tweed, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.


Care Home Manager

Vanessa Pepper

Braeside, Berwick-upon-tweed, TD15 2BY

01289 307500

01289 308566

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