Chester Court Care Home

Choppington Road



NE22 6LA

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Chester Court Care Home in Bedlington

Chester Court is a 41-bedded, purpose-built nursing home situated in the heart of Bedlington, a picturesque former mining village, within easy travelling distance of both Newcastle and Tynemouth.

The home offers services to people with a variety of complex needs, including frail older people, people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease or palliative care needs and people who are minimally conscious.

Chester Court’s care is based on careful assessment and care planning, using the homes strong links to local primary care services where necessary, and planned on the basis of risks, needs and maximising independence and quality of life. Well-trained and well-supervised specialist staff work together with residents and their relatives towards planned goals. A relative also told the visiting inspector, “The care is very good, I even recommend it to other people.”

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Types of care

Chester Court provides person-centred nursing and residential care for the elderly and those with physical disabilities. We work with individuals and their families to identify all individual care requirements. It is important to our team that the care we provide is of the highest quality for each resident and allows them to maintain their individuality. We also have regular visits from opticians and chiropodists or, alternatively, provide transport to a specialist of their choice. We offer a variety of outings for residents as we realise the importance of maintaining links in the local community. Our latest CQC inspection rated Chester Court as 'good' in all areas.

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Nursing care

Residential care

Respite / Short stay


  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access


  • Activity classes
  • Activity room
  • Conservatory
  • Day trips


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training


  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Pamela Towers

Pamela Towers

General Manager

My name is Pam Towers and I have been the General Manager at Chester Court since December 2008.

I am a qualified nurse and have worked in  Elderly Care since 1985, both within the health service and the private sector. I live in Blyth and have a good knowledge of the surrounding area for business and pleasure. I have worked in the area for 30+ years, and I have a good working relationships with the local hospitals, community teams, social services and GP practices. I have been able to become involved in planning excursions for the residents, either to places of interest or extended shopping trips and often go along for the ride.

I have 3 dogs of my own, and welcome dogs as visitors to Chester Court. Most of our canine friends  do not go past my office without being given a treat.  I love the garden and can often be seen, particularly on the weekend, pottering around the Chester Court Garden, working alongside the residents and/or relatives. 

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Our staff are like family

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll have more than just a career – you’ll have a family.

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Barchester’s Charitable Foundation distributes over £150,000 per year to individuals and small community groups/charities across England, Scotland and Wales.

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Life at Chester Court Care Home

Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & Events


Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilities

Care & facilities’

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us

Chester Court Care Home

CQC Overall rating


21 December 2018

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