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South Chowdene


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Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6JE

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. They offer first-class 24-hour nursing and respite care, as well as short breaks.

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

Why not arrange a visit and see for yourself.

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Registration summary

Managers: Kate Cummin
Registration Date: 15 February 2011
Last CQC inspection: 16 October 2017
Local Authority: Gateshead
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 42

CQC Rating for South Chowdene

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 21 November 2017.

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

Services offered at South Chowdene

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