The Lawns Care Home

Welcome to The Lawns Care Home

Welcome to The Lawns Care Home, located close to the famous Darlington railway station, with the famous clock tower visible from the grounds and easily accessible from the A66. The Lawns is also close to local shops, parks public transport and other amenities.

Each of our 62 ensuite bedrooms is furnished to a high standard offering Residents the chance to enjoy comfort and tranquillity. At The Lawns providing independence and choice is very important – One reason we try and encourage residents to personalise their rooms with their own belongings to help them feel at home.

We believe that life at The Lawns should include the best care, the best of life in the best environment.

All Highgate Care residents are supported to live an active and fulfilled life. Our person-centred care ethos puts resident’s health and wellbeing central to everything providing a truly holistic care package.

The facilities at The Lawns allow residents to enjoy other everyday routines that promote independence, from utilising the luxurious nail and hair salon, relaxing enjoying the gardens and terraces, using the activities room or simply catching up with friends in the lounges.


‘We believe The Lawns in Darlington, will be the perfect choice for you. Our dedicated care team work closely with all our residents, to encourage them to take part in activities that are tailored to their needs based on their lifestyle preferences …’


Our home has a busy activities timetable, built around the key goals of mental stimulation, increased mobility and social engagement. Activities include arts and crafts sessions, gardening, exercise classes, cinema nights, quizzes, musical performances, and pamper sessions. Each activity is designed to enhance life skills and give a feeling of purpose and self-worth. There will be a great variety of activities to try, with new activities added frequently.

The in-house chefs will prepare exceptional food from fresh, seasonal produce that’s locally sourced where possible. Menus will include a mix of delicious and nutritious options including traditional classic meals, Residents’ favourites and exciting international cuisine.

The Lawns Care Home is proud to be part of the Dementia Friends campaign and other charities to support research on what practices best support people living with dementia to positively influence policy and practice for dementia care in care homes across the UK.

Contact The Lawns

The Lawns provide dementia and residential care as well as daycare, respite and long term care. If you would like information and advice on the care of a loved one, please get in touch.

Care categories: Accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care, Dementia, Physical disabilities, Sensory impairments, Caring for adults over 65 yrs.

The Lawns
Ridsdale Street, Darlington DL1 4EG

Telephone: 01325 357161
Email: [email protected]

The Lawns Care Team

Meet the Team …

Being involved in what is going on and taking part in fun activities is an essential part of life. Our approach to residential care focuses on ensuring that a wide range of activities and social events are regularly organised.

The care team work hard to ensure that every resident enjoys their life at The Lawns.

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