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Elderwood Residential Home


Location and contact details

Westmoreland Street, Darlington, DL3 0FB

Anchor’s Elderwood in Darlington is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, offering services for older people who have dementia and physical disability.

The care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-hour care and support to help residents maintain their chosen lifestyle, adapting as their needs change. 

At Elderwood, activities play an important role and staff vaim to enhance residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities.

They pride ourselves on the quality of their catering, with their chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Set just off the main A167 road into Darlington town centre and in its own beautiful grounds, Elderwood care home is close to local services and amenities, such as shops, a local park and doctors surgeries.

Visitors are welcome any time at Elderwood.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Ann Dale
Registration Date: 25 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 18 December 2017
Local Authority: Darlington
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 40

CQC Rating for Elderwood Residential Home

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 6 February 2018.

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

Services offered at Elderwood Residential Home

Residential - Shared Spaces

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Residential - Your Room

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- Darlington town centre is 1 mile away and can be reached using excellent bus services
- The nearest hospital is Darlington Memorial
- Darlington railway station is 2 miles away
- A theatre, swimming pool, golf course and supermarket are under 2 miles away

Residential - health and lifestyle

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