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Whinbush Way
Darlington
County Durham
DL1 3PT

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Profile Strength
Very Good 87%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £710.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Euan Bell is Home Manager at The Grange.

“For me, kind care is delivering the best possible support with the Resident at the centre of what we do” Achieving this by using a person-centred approach.

As a dedicated healthcare professional, Euan has gained a wealth of experience in providing care and support to elderly people, to enrich their lives. He is a knowledgeable and dedicated leader who is passionate about delivering the highest standards in care and quality of life for Residents.

Outside of work, Euan likes to keep active on his bike cycling around County Durham and North Yorkshire. He also enjoys running having completed the Edinburgh Half Marathon, The Great North Run, Darlington 10k along with many more and he also enjoys the occasional round of golf.

We believe your life at The Grange Care Home, in Darlington, should include the best care, the best of life and the best environment.

All our residents are supported to live an active and fulfilled life. Our person-centred care enables residents to keep on doing the things they’ve always loved – and often the things they perhaps thought they could no longer enjoy.

As part of our Darlington-based community, our residents can help themselves to drinks and snacks, help out in the garden and other hobbies and exercise their usual routines which enable residents to make their lives theirs.

The facilities at The Grange allow residents to enjoy other everyday routines that keep them independent, including having their weekly hair and nail appointment or catching up with family and friends.


The Grange
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment.
Nursing Specialisms Epilepsy, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

All visitors have a LFD test before entering the home. All visits within the home are in a specific area so people are not wondering around the home. All visitors are asked to wear appropriate PPE.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
The Grange safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Minimum Age
65

Our Building and Facilities

The Grange is a purpose-built family-friendly care home with 74 bedrooms in total. Accommodation is provided in single and double occupancy bedrooms, to meet our resident’s needs. Communal accommodation in the home comprises of airy lounges for watching TV, listening to the radio or simply spending time chatting with friends.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

Our Photos

Description

The Grange is a purpose-built family-friendly care home with 74 bedrooms in total. Accommodation is provided in single and double occupancy bedrooms, to meet our resident’s needs. 


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 74
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 74

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

Our Photos
Description

We believe the care at The Grange is as unique as the residents who live here. Our person-centred approach to residents allows us to get to know and understand the people we care for.
We encourage loved ones to get involved and give feedback so that we can provide the best service possible.
If you care for a relative who needs more help, or you need respite care for a short while, please contact us for advice and information on what The Grange has to offer.


Our Team
The Team
The Team
All about Care
Euan Bell
Euan Bell
Home Manager

“For me, kind care is delivering the best possible support with the Resident at the centre of what we do” Achieving this by using a person-centred approach.

As a dedicated healthcare professional, Euan has gained a wealth of experience in providing care and support to elderly people, to enrich their lives. He is a knowledgeable and dedicated leader who is passionate about delivering the highest standards in care and quality of life for Residents.

Outside of work, Euan likes to keep active on his bike cycling around County Durham and North Yorkshire. He also enjoys running having completed the Edinburgh Half Marathon, The Great North Run, Darlington 10k along with many more and he also enjoys the occasional round of golf.

Carmen Miclea
Carmen Miclea
Deputy Manager

I have worked at The Grange for 8 years. I am very outgoing and enjoy helping our resident to be looked after as they would wish to be and making The Grange a Home from Home.

Out of work I enjoy doing things with my young son

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £710.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £710.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £710.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Darlington
Region North East
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

A balanced, nutritious diet is essential to maintaining health and wellbeing, our carers can prepare all types of meals for our clients, taking likes and dislikes into consideration.


We Serve Food At
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Menu
Week 1 - 4 Menu new.docx
Activities Are So Important

Our activities, trips, events and hobbies take place both within The Grange, Darlington and the surrounding areas and include gardening, fundraising days for local charities and excursions to community events, local exhibitions, the theatre and the cinema. The North York Moors and various other tourist attractions are all within easy driving distance of The Grange and are perfect places for you to visit with family and friends, or as part of an excursion, we might plan for residents.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

By arrangement of the management


Whinbush Way
Darlington
County Durham
DL1 3PT

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/6b5cf8d6-34ff-40ef-a34a-d04ace8d48be
Report Published 11th November 2020
Registration Date 23rd May 2016
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about The Grange

The Grange was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in November 2020.
The Grange provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Prices for The Grange start from £710.00 per week.
The Grange is owned by Burlington Care.
Yes. The Grange does offer Residential care.
Yes. The Grange does offer Respite care.
Yes. The Grange does provide care for people with Dementia.
The Grange comes under Darlington.
The Grange accepts Local Authority clients.
The Grange accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Euan Bell is the manager of The Grange.

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