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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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.

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Our team

The team at Chester Court is enthusiastic and committed to making the stay here as comfortable and homely as possible. The maintenance team will help residents to personalise their rooms, and our catering staff will prepare food based on specific dietary requirements and preferences. The Activity Coordinator organises a wide variety of activities, both in the home and throughout the local community. Our team at Chester Court are always here for those we support, and our goals are to help them feel like a valued member of our community.

Chester Court Care Home in Bedlington

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 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.

Types of care

Nursing Care

Nursing care is for people who need a qualified nursing care team available to them 24 hours a day.

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Residential Care

Our residential care is ideal for frail older people that would benefit from additional care and support, but without the need for specialist nursing or dementia care.

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Respite Care & Short Breaks

Whether you care for a relative or are in need of care yourself, taking a break from your usual routine can do the world of good.

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  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon


  • Activity room
  • Conservatory
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens


  • 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
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New care enquiries 01670 751 474

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm

All other calls 01670 820 111

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Choppington Road Bedlington NE22 6LA Get directions