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The Gardens Care Home


Location and contact details

Pondfield Close, Salutation Road, Darlington, DL3 8LH

The Gardens is a care home for older people. The home has accommodation for 58 people, most with an ensuite facility. The home is in a quiet residential area of Darlington. It is registered with the Care Quality Commission for the regulated activity: accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care.

Registration summary

Managers: Edith Marie Nicholson
Registration Date: 18 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 12 April 2018
Local Authority: Darlington
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Physical disabilities
Number of beds: 60

Care home group

Ascot Care North East Limited

CQC Rating for The Gardens Care 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 24 May 2018.

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

Services offered at The Gardens Care Home


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Residential - Your Room

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Residential - Shared Spaces

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Residential - health and lifestyle

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