Appletree Grange Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of Appletree Grange Care Home in Chester-le-Street, County Durham
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Care Home Location

Durham Rd,  Birtley, Chester-le-Street, DH3 2BH
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.10 miles
Train Station2.10 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles
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Appletree Grange is a 32-bed purpose-built care home located in the quiet historic town of Chester-le-Street and provides residential care and specialised dementia care. Staff at Appletree Grange are caring and friendly, striving to meet residents’ every need while still enabling them to maintain their independence. Residents can enjoy visits from hairdressers, local schools and churches and there are regular outings to the local community centre and garden centre. The home is situated between Newcastle upon Tyne and Durham, making day trips and excursions easy; either via the excellent public transport links or the home’s minibus.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1987
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Appletree Grange*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 06/04/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Where is Appletree Grange located?

It is situated in Chester-le-Street and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Appletree Grange?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Appletree Grange is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Appletree Grange?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Appletree Grange have?

Currently, there are 32 beds at the home.

Who owns Appletree Grange?

This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Appletree Grange, including: Visits from Children, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Gardening & Flower Arranging.

What is the cost of care at Appletree Grange?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Appletree Grange the cost of care starts from £1,304 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01908 103845 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.