Care homes under threat

Durham County Council is considering the future of five care homes, which may be closed, retained or transferred to external organisations.

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Five care homes in Co Durham threatened with closure

Durham County Council has proposed the closure of five care homes in Co Durham. It will consult with members of the public on whether to retain and make improvements to the homes; close them and move residents to other accommodation; or try to find other organisations to take over the homes.

  • Cheveley House, in Belmont
  • Feryemount, in Ferryhill
  • Grampian House, in Peterlee
  • Mendip House, in Chester-le-Street
  • Newtown House, in Stanhope

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