Welcome to Riverside View Care Home

You'll find Riverside View in the picturesque village of Haughton-le-Skerne, a suburb of Darlington in County Durham.

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Ours is a spacious, tastefully decorated care home, on a plot next to landscaped green belt and the River Skerne.

At Riverside View 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 carers provide support with residential care, respite care and support for those living with dementia.

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Life at Riverside View Care Home

A carer and a resident

I would recommend this home. It feels safe living here, beautiful and clean and the staff are very good and helpful.

Margaret Lawrence, Resident / Service User at Riverside View Care Home

Yes lovely stayed here a long time.

Jane Walker, Resident / Service User at Riverside View Care Home

I enjoy staying her very much and the staff are smashing. I would definitely recommend people to stay.

Mary Simpson, Resident / Service User at Riverside View Care Home

I would recommend this home the staff are very good.

Audrey Gowling, Resident / Service User at Riverside View Care Home

Love living here and would recommend the home. Staff are nice and I receive good care.

Glady Ashley, Resident / Service User at Riverside View Care Home

My mother gets lovely care, good food and always clean and warm.

David Fisher, Son of Resident/Service User at Riverside View Care Home

The home has a wonderful friendly and warm atmosphere, the staff are wonderful too and caring. The whole team from the cleaners/ laundry to maintenance. Very helpful, would definitely recommend.

Mathe Matte, Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User at Riverside View Care Home

Mum has been in Riverside for nearly 2 years. She has been very happy, it is a very friendly place, very clean. The staff welcome you and are more than happy to help or discuss any worry's we might have. I have no regrets that we chose Riverside for Mum.

Joan Trotter, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Riverside View Care Home

I'm enjoying my stay here, the staff are very lovely, my room is nice.

Marion Davidson, Sister of Resident/Service User at Riverside View Care Home

My Gran enjoys a lovely sunny room with a Riverside view! Staff are always friendly and patient with her. She is happy here and I am happy knowing she is getting such excellent care.

Kim Trotter, Granddaughter of Resident/Service User at Riverside View 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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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Riverside View 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 Riverside View Care Home in Darlington. 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

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14 Jul 2017

Colleagues from Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside, Havencourt Care Home in Stonehaven and Cumbrae Lodge Care Home in Irvine all came together to do a skydive, raising money for residents in their care and Alzheimer's Scotland.

Tracey Rhodes, Resident Experience Facilitator for Scotland, said: "Everyone was really excited for the jump. One of them hadn't even been in a plane, and they completed it, which was a huge accomplishment. They managed to raise £4,000 which is fantastic. Well done everyone."

Congratulations everyone! We’re all proud of you.

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17 Jun 2017

It’s always nice to look back fondly on people we’ve loved and lost.

The team at Riverside View Care Home in Darlington have created a Memory Book, detailing photos and their fondest memories of residents who have made a lasting impression on the team.

Claire Westmorland, Home Manager, said: “The residents become part of your extended family, and it’s nice to collate all of our fond memories of them. By celebrating their life this way it helps us all to smile and remember the good times. Exactly like they would have wanted. Although we miss them all dearly, they’re forever in our hearts.”

Are you looking for a care home in Darlington? Riverside View Care Home offer support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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7 Jun 2017

Seeing loved ones is something everyone looks forward to. However, for children who are off to see family members, after the initial fuss has gone boredom can soon start seeping in.

In Darlington, the team at Riverside View Care Home have created a ‘kiddie corner’ full of fun things to keep youngsters occupied.

Claire Westmorland, Home Manager, said: “Children are always welcome here at Riverside View. However, we wanted to do something for them to help make their visit special. So ‘Kiddie Corner’ was born. This has gone down really well with the children and their families. Who said care homes were dull?”

One of the first children to take advantage of this new corner, was Archie who came to visit his great grandad. Archie visits him daily as he loves to see everyone. He dressed up in his fireman's outfit to have a photograph taken in our Wigwam which is new to the home, we have called this Riverside's Den a new addition to our kiddies corner.

Are you looking for a care home in Darlington? Riverside View offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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

Care home manager: Claire Westmorland

Hutton Avenue, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2TP

01325 488584

01325 488348

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