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Welcome to Willowdene

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Welcome to Willowdene

Rated ‘Good’ by CQC, Willowdene specialises in providing nursing, residential and dementia Residential care, as well as offering short stays for those needing some respite.

Located between Sedgefield and Fishburn in Teesside, it is set back from the main road and nestled in charming rural countryside. There are frequent buses to local villages and nearby towns and cities, including Durham and Sunderland and a bus stop is conveniently located just outside of the home. Free onsite parking is also available.

Home manager Ruth Sunter was awarded a prestigious Dementia Champion Award in 2017 for her work in promoting best practice and developing innovative services for people living with dementia at the home, including introducing regular Dementia Friends talks, increasing staff training on dementia awareness, and adding and adapting features to make the home environment more dementia-friendly.

Ou en-suite facilities and offer beautiful views of the home’s picturesque surroundings. Communal facilities include modern lounges and dining rooms, a large conservatory, contemporary coffee shop and an on-site hairdressing salon.

A warm welcome awaits you at Willowdene so please feel free to visit us for a tour and to discuss your requirements.

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Home Details

Home Manager - Ruth Sunter

Willowdene Care Home
Lizard Lane
TS21 3ET

Tel: 01740 771310
Fax: 01740 623645

[email protected]


We were pleased with many of the positive observations the CQC noted in their report, including:

• People who lived at Willowdene Care Home received care and support from trained and supported staff.

• People had access to a choice of food and drink throughout the day and we saw staff supporting people in the dining rooms at lunch time when required. People were supported to eat in their own bedrooms if they preferred. The people we spoke with told us that the lunch was lovely and they had thoroughly enjoyed it.

• Everyone we spoke with told us they were happy with the care they had received and they described staff as very kind and compassionate.

• People were encouraged and supported to maintain their relationships with their friends and relatives.

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