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Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

★★☆☆Requires improvement

Location and contact details

15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU
www.hc-one.co.uk/homes/bishopsgate-lodgecareenquiries@hc-one.co.uk01388607580

Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home is located within the heart of a residential community in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, and is purpose built accommodation offering residential, nursing and residential dementia care.

At Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home residents have a choice of lounge areas which feature comfortable and specially designed furnishings. The home has a range of comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms; some of which have fantastic views overlooking the Wear Valley.

Chefs at Bishopsgate Lodge pride themselves in knowing the tastes of residents and preparing a choice of fresh, nutritional meals and catering for any dietary and cultural needs.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Next manager holiday: 6 November 2018
Registration Date: 31 October 2011
Last CQC inspection: 15 March 2018
Local Authority: Durham
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 51

Care home group

CQC Rating for Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Safe
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Effective
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★☆☆Requires improvement

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 2 May 2018.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

Residential - Shared Spaces

  • Access to kitchen facilities:
  • Disabled access throughout the home and gardens:
  • Gardens or secure outside space:
  • Good access to public transport links:
  • Overnight visitor facilities:
  • Recreation room:
  • Secure access to the building:
  • Transport available at the home:

At Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home, Residents have a choice of lounge areas which feature comfortable and specially designed furnishings.

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home offers the following services:
  • Hairdressing salon with weekly visits from a mobile Hairdresser
  • Bar service
  • Smoking is designated outside
  • Daily newspaper delivery (upon request)
  • Library service
  • Chiropody and alternative therapy services
  • Small pets are allowed by arrangement
  • Lift access

General

  • Accepting new clients:
  • Accepting referrals from Local Authority(s):
  • Accepting self-funded clients:
  • Day care:
  • Emergency care:
  • Respite care:

Residential - Your Room

  • Emergency call systems:
  • Pets allowed:
  • Rooms with full en-suite bathroom:
  • Shared rooms available for couples:
  • Smoking allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:
  • We have a range of comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms; some of which have fantastic views overlooking the Wear Valley.
  • To personalise their bedroom our Residents bring their own items of furniture and personal belongings such as ornaments and pictures.
  • Many bedrooms have en suite or washroom facilities; all are wheelchair friendly, have TV aerial points and a nurse call system.

Transport

  • Situated opposite Saint Wilfrid’s Church
  • For visitors travelling by car, the A1M is in close proximity to Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home.
  • The nearest train station is Bishop Auckland
  • There are regular bus services to and from Durham City Centre.

Residential - health and lifestyle

  • Internet access:
  • On-site hairdressing:
  • A place of worship or visiting clergy:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
  • Scheduled GP rounds:
  • Special diets:
  • Daily activities and entertainment:

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