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Barchester South Chowdene Care Home, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Barchester South Chowdene Care Home
Barchester South Chowdene Care Home

Tel: 0191 491 0861

South Chowdene is a pleasant home situated in the middle of Low Fell. There is a large garden area at the back of home which has won 'best garden' awards for 'Barchester in Bloom'. The garden is wheelchair accessible area and also benefits from two water features. We offer first-class 24-hour nursing and respite care, as well as short breaks.

Our team of highly-qualified and attentive staff really focus on the individual needs of our residents with a tailored care plan for each person. And our dedication can be seen across the board - in our cooking, hospitality and organising activities for our residents.
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We think you'll find we're ideally suited to meet your needs.

Why not arrange a visit and see for yourself!

Owner: Barchester Healthcare Ltd

Person in charge: Anne Burns (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 42 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Epilepsy • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke

Admission Information: Ages from 60 to 100.

Languages Spoken (other than English): Tagalog, Urdu

Single Rooms: 42

Shared Rooms: 0

Rooms with ensuite WC: 7

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £412 Nursing Care Single from £520

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • 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 • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Barchester South Chowdene Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Barchester South Chowdene Care Home

1 Bed Vacancy
(Vacancies for older people requiring nursing care.)
posted 14 Apr 2014

Awards / Recognitions

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.6 (7.645)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (7.6 for Barchester South Chowdene 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.

Review of Barchester South Chowdene Care Home on Wednesday 2 January 2013 by Elaine Cowey (Niece of resident)

Warm friendly environment, very welcoming. Clean, tidy, lovely food. Smells nice in the building. Relaxed informal atmosphere. Lots of activities for residents. Care, consideration, support given to relatives. Can visit at any time. Friendly, happy staff, lots of care and attention given to residents, maintaining dignity.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Barchester South Chowdene Care Home on Wednesday 1 August 2012 by Gillian A (Daughter of Resident)

Friendly, caring staff. Lovely garden. Main social areas are light, airy and pleasant. Good central location for bus routes. Good parking.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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