Cheshire Avenue, Barley Mow, Birtley, Chester le Street DH3 2BA
Heather House is a specialist care home in the Gateshead area that specialises in looking after people with learning and physical disabilities, in a purpose-built accommodation with scenic surroundings.
The home is nestled between the vibrant towns of Barley Mow in Birtley and Chester-le-Street, with good links to transport and local facilities.
Care services are tailored to the specific needs of individual residents by the highly motivated and trained care staff.
Residents are encouraged to take part in a valuable programme of activities, with a firm focus on helping the individual to attain confidence and independence through rehabilitation.
The dignity of the individual is respected by staff at all times.
Heather House is part of the Papillon Group which offers specialist care to clients via a high-quality collective of care homes based in the North East of England.
Person in charge: Graham Coulton (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 14 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Physical Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Challenging Behaviour • Head/Brain Injury
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 14
Rooms with ensuite WC: 2
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Heather House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Heather House