Birchdale Care Home, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Birchdale Care Home, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Birchdale Care Home, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Birchdale Care Home, in Gateshead, offers a versatile residential and nursing care service, for those with physical frailties or people recovering from operation, illness or injury.

The home is located conveniently close to public transport, in easy reach of large shopping complexes and Newcastle city centre, with independent living encouraged by its expert care team.

All residents have their personal needs looked after whilst enjoying a comfortable interior, with many complementary therapies on offer and health services easily sourced.

Group: Four Seasons Health Care

Person in charge: Marion Taylor (Home Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 63 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 63

Rooms with ensuite WC: 4

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Birchdale Care Home: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.8 (8.841)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.8 for Birchdale Care Home) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.

Birchdale Care Home

I find this home lovely and very loving. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this home to anybody. I love living here.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Birchdale Care Home

I have been here for six years and feel well looked after, safe and have a good management, care team looking after me.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

My brother in law settled in quickly due to the caring staff. The care continues to be excellent. The unit is very light and airy. The garden and conservatory are an excellent facility providing a good outlook for residents. The staff are very helpful not only looking after my brother in law but keeping us informed as to his health.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

We would recommend your care home. Quality of care for my Sister is very good.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Birchdale Care Home

My brother settled in Birchdale quickly largely due to the patient, considerate and very caring staff. His care continues to be very good and I feel the staff know him well. The staff are friendly and welcoming to residents families. Communication between carers and relatives is very good, so I am kept informed about most aspects of my brothers life,

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

Yes, plenty of activities to do and you can stay in your room if you would like to.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

Would recommend your care home to friends and relatives.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

It is a well run home, nice staff. Very good manager, always gives answers to questions asked of her.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Excellent

Birchdale Care Home

Would recommend Birchdale to everyone because everyone is well looked after.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Birchdale Care Home

Everyone is alright, it is a nice place to live and I am well looked after.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

Friendly, professional staff, friendly atmosphere.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Staff: Good

Management: Good

Rooms: Good

Birchdale Care Home

My mother was placed in Birchdale direct from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital I've had no choice. But the staff were kind & thoughtful. It's not the best home for comfort & style but it makes up for it by the caring attitude of the staff.

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Birchdale Care Home

My mother was sent to Birchdale by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Since she has been at Birchdale she has had excellent care.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

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