St Helen's Care Home in Bishop Auckland
A warm welcome to St Helen's Care Home, Bishop Auckland
You’ll find St Helen’s Care Home is situated in a pleasant area in Bishop Auckland. We have good transport links outside the home, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat.
Our Care team offers residential and nursing care for people living with dementia. We also provide respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break, and specialist care for people who have mental health conditions or learning disabilities.
We have good link with the community and receive weekly visits from the local church hall. We also have visits from the ‘Jelly tots club’, where residents read the children stories every week.
Here we have a resident dog, Lilly, and a daily visiting dog, Mylow. Our residents love our furry friends, who always put a smile on our residents’ faces.
Care Available and Weekly Fees
Prices from £610 pw
Prices from £610 pw
See all types of care available at this home
To help those paying for their own care, our fees are broken down by care packages available
*Nursing Care - Any contribution by the NHS for nursing care is paid directly to the care home and not included in these indicative prices.
Life at St Helens Care Home
"The staff are fantastic and we know he is getting looked after really well."
"Fantastic home from home."
"I was welcomed by helpful supportive staff who as always are only too willing to offer help and support."
Learn more about the care available
Nursing Dementia Care
This is 24-hour nursing care provided by specialist teams trained in the complexities of looking after those living with dementia, who may also have other long-term medical conditions. Learn More
Residential Dementia Care
Our residential dementia care services support people to maintain their independence and individuality, encouraging social activity and building relationships within the home. Learn More
Even the most devoted carer needs a break sometimes. Whether it is for a few days or a few weeks, we are here to step in when you or your carer need us. 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
We empower our residents take better control of their lives by being physically active, building relationships in their community through hobbies and interests and in some cases, gaining voluntary work or employment and learning new skills. 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