Welcome to Hollie Hill Care Home

You'll find Hollie Hill in Stanley, County Durham. Here, care is based around each person's individual needs. For our service, we've been awarded Durham County Council's highest quality band rating.

Some of the people who live here 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, we always provide care with patience, kindness and understanding. We respect every individual's dignity and privacy.

For each person living here, we develop a dedicated care plan aimed at promoting health and independence. We pride ourselves on great communication between all members of our care team.

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Life at Hollie Hill Care Home

A carer and a resident

Could do with more staff in this home. I would recommend this home to anyone.

Joan Rawling, Wife of Resident/Service User at Hollie Hill Care Home

Good overall, staff friendly and attentive. Happy with care of Grandmother.

Stuart Neville May, Grandson of Resident/Service User at Hollie Hill Care Home

No recommendations needed, no problems whatsoever, very happy with the staff and general running of home.

John Armstrong, Son-in-law of Resident/Service User at Hollie Hill Care Home

Friendly, hard working, caring and professional carers. Permanent nurses - knowledgeable/efficient. Lovely environment "It's like being part of one big family". Clean rooms/bathroom, regularly serviced. Prompt responses to queries/requests. Range of activities provided- appointed person, highly motivated. To acquire funding and support, varied events.

Lesley Hindmarsh, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Hollie Hill Care Home

Overall the home is very good. My mother-in-law is happy.

Margaret March, Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User at Hollie Hill 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 Hollie Hill 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 Hollie Hill Care Home in Stanley. 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
  • Sensory gardens
  • Flat screen TV in rooms
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Wi-fi

Our news

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


28 Feb 2017

Just because you live with an illness, it shouldn’t stop you doing the things you enjoy doing.

Three residents from Hollie Hill Care Home in Stanley, regularly take part in a dementia friendly swimming group at their local pool.

Jackie Coulson, Home Manager, said: “The residents have come on leaps and bounds after taking part in these swimming sessions. One of the gentleman has even joined the gym and has a personal trainer to help him progress with his goals. Whilst tone of our ladies who has lots of fun and enjoys swimming independently. I know our Personal Activities Leader Marj, who accompanies the residents on these trips is like a proud mum, as she watches them grow in confidence. This just goes to show, dementia isn’t a barrier and shouldn’t stop you doing what you want to do.”

Are you looking for a care home in Stanley? Hollie Hill Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.


21 Feb 2017

Irene Hunter, a resident at Hollie Hill Care Home in Stanley, recently celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family in an enjoyable afternoon of party games, entertainment and most importantly - cake!

Irene was over the moon with her telegram sent from her Majesty the Queen wishing her many happy returns on her special day. The team arranged a small birthday party for Irene inviting her family along to join in. They even welcomed a local school who came and performed especially for Irene.

Jackie Coulson, Home Manager, said: "We all had a fun afternoon celebrating with Irene, she was so pleased when her special telegram arrived from the Queen and said she will cherish it forever."

Happy 100th birthday Irene from all at Four Seasons Health Care.

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

Care home manager: Jackie Coulson

Durham Road, Stanley, DH9 6QZ

01207 765078

01207 280 946

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