A Warm Welcome to Brandon Lodge Care Home in Brandon

You’ll find Brandon Lodge Care Home in a quiet residential area, just a short drive from Durham city.

We are in easy reach of local shops and public transport, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat.

“My mam was a resident here. The care my mam received from all staff was of high standard, very caring and compassionate. Nothing was too much trouble for them, my mam was always treat with dignity and respect. Staff also take time to sit and talk with the residence one to one when they can. They have a fantastic activity program that residence can take part in if they wish.”

We believe just because someone moves into a care home, that doesn’t mean they should stop doing the things they love. That’s why we provide an ever-changing activities programme inspired by residents’ interests and needs.

From visits from entertainers and trips out to church services and one-to-one activities, we offer a wide range activities to help residents live life to the full.

Brandon Lodge Care Home

Commercial Street, Brandon, County Durham, DH7 8PH

Muriel (Mo) Sharp
Home Manager
Friends and family: 0191 378 1634

Brandon Lodge Care Home

Looking for care?
0191 283 8100

Our Care at the Brandon Lodge Care Home

Our home has been rated GOOD.

CQC inspectors commented: “Staff had a great knowledge of people, their likes and dislikes and how they wished to be supported. One staff member said, “We treat people as individuals, as I would like to be treated, like family.””

Our team provides all types of care for our residents. Such as residential care for people who need a little help with daily tasks and where we support our residents to maintain their independence and individuality, encouraging social activity and building relationships within the home. We also provide nursing care for those who have complex medical needs.


Good to know
  • WiFi available for residents, visitors and health care professionals
  • Single rooms with en suite WC
  • Garden for those bright and sunny days

Our home

  • Variety of lounges in which to socialise
  • En suite rooms available
  • Pets by arrangement with the Home Manager

Our community

  • Welcome to the week for residents
  • Local shops nearby
  • Celebration of special days and moments

Our service

  • Vibrant activities programme
  • Seasonal menu and specials menu
  • Care that recognises individuality
  • 24hr nursing care

Key Information

We provide care for those who are publicly funded as well as those paying for their own care.

It’s important to get professional advice on the best way to fund the cost of care and we suggest that you take advice from a care fees expert to make sure that you have explored all the options available to you.

In order to make life easier we have contacted a national care fees planning specialist, Symponia who are dedicated to the financial issues of later life, in particular the payment of care fees. Through Symponia’s network of carefully selected and qualified financial advisers they offer you and/or your family member empathic, bespoke advice on the best way to fund weekly care fees. This approach ensures that not only are all our residents and their families aware of the legislation and how it works but they are able to explore all the financial options available to them.

It should be noted that Four Seasons Health Care and Symponia operate completely independently with no commission or financial benefit to Four Seasons Health Care as a result of your conversation or contract.

Make an enquiry

To find out more, or to arrange a visit to see us, please get in touch.

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Our Care

The team are exceptionally kind, caring and compassionate and residents are respected by the team who value them as a unique individual.

Creating Magic Moments

We believe in living life to the full. That’s why we are so passionate about supporting residents to participate in vibrant, stimulating activities.

Food and Dining

We believe that if you eat well, you live well, which is why we go that extra mile when it comes to preparing nutritious meals and serving them in our spacious, restaurant-style dining rooms.

Trusted Feedback from Families & Residents

Brandon Lodge Care Home is certainly one of the best. The outstanding care they give to my mam is so genuine and kind. [Mam] has been in this care home for nearly 4 years, it takes so much off my mind knowing she is looked after so well.

Janice B
- Daughter of Care home resident

You might also be interested to know

We offer care for residents with a variety of conditions, including but not exclusively:

Hearing Impairment

We can support individuals with hearing loss, mild, moderate or profound

Visual Impairment

We support individuals with vision loss at this home

Speech Impairment

We support individuals with speech impairments or difficulties at this home

Parkinson's Disease

We support individuals living with this progressive condition to maximise independence and manage symptoms to aid overall well-being

Stroke Survivors

We support individuals to maximise their independence and support with rebuilding confidence

COPD/Pulmonary Disease

We support individuals with lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties at this home

Colitis & Crohn's Disease

We support individuals who live with bowel conditions to maintain their dignity and comfort levels


We people living with diabetes to lead a healthy balanced lifestyle in line with their medication needs. Residents who require insulin who live in our residential homes will have access to a district nurse to support with this


We support individuals living with this condition by aiding our teams with training to support people living with epilepsy

Musculoskeletal Conditions

We support individuals with a variety of conditions from arthritis to post fall recovery including pain management

Swallowing Difficulties

We support individuals with swallowing difficulties and dysphagia by providing textured modified diets to continue to eat the foods they enjoy, safely

Enteral Feeding

We care for individuals who are supported with nutritional and medication needs via a PEG tube

The above are only some of the conditions we can accommodate. If you would like to learn more please get in touch: 0191 283 8100

Our Group Partnerships, Awards & Accolades

We work with sector leading experts to enhance our service to residents and we work in partnership with academic institutions where possible to contribute to research into key areas such as dementia.

In addition, our teams and care homes have achieved accolades for the number of positive recommendations from families and residents and for specific areas of excellence in awards and nominations they have received.

Download our Brochure

Our brochure is full of helpful information, helping you to choose a care home that’s right for you.

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Ratings and Reviews

CQC have found our service to be Good overall.

Inspectors said, “Staff treated people with dignity and respect and supported people to be as independent as possible. People were supported by staff who knew them well. We observed kind and affectionate interactions between staff and people”


Get in touch

If you have any questions about care options available or if you require help or further information, please contact us using our contact form or call us on: 0191 283 8100

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