Work starts on our new complex needs care home in Stockton-on-Tees

12 April 2022

Stockton-on-Tees new care home

Construction starts on our first care home in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees, which will provide specialist care for adults living with a range of complex and high acuity needs.

Scheduled to open in early 2023, the new ‘Tees Grange’ care home is receiving a £4.7 million investment, which will provide specialist nursing care for 30 residents and will generate over 150 new jobs for those in the surrounding Stockton area.

Once completed, Tees Grange’s 30 large bedrooms - each with an en-suite wet room - will specialise in supporting adults living with acquired brain injuriescomplex mental health needsdementia and physical disabilities.

The home will be surrounded by an easy-access sensory garden and include a communal hub, and living and dining spaces for residents and their friends and family to socialise.

Construction was started last month by construction firm, Walter Thompson, the contractor is also building the Hylton Grange, our new care home in Sunderland, which is also set to open in early 2023.

Paul Hammerton, Managing Director at Walter Thompson Contractors said: “We are pleased to announce that, through collaborative working, planning permission for a new care home in Stockton-on-Tees has now been granted. With an investment of £4.7m, this is our second care home development in Stockton and one of many projects we are working on with Exemplar Health Care.”

Charlotte Lloyd, Director of Commissioning at Exemplar Health Care, shares: "We’re delighted to be growing our community within the County Durham region with our first care home in Stockton-on-Tees.

Tees Grange will provide specialist, nurse-led care from our highly skilled team, supporting the residents by building their everyday life skills and helping them build on their independence. It’s our ambition for Tees Grange to be a place where we host community events, and where our residents can be part of the community, through work placements, local events or volunteering.”

Careers with Exemplar Health Care

Tees Grange will create over 150 stable, secure, full-time and part-time jobs for local residents.

The new home will begin recruiting in Winter 2022 for Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Administrators, Kitchen and Domestic Team members, and other support staff.

Register your interest in a role at Tees Grange and we'll email you when they become available.

Exemplar Health Care offers a range of rewarding careers. Find out more about your career options and our vacancies here.

Find out more

If you’re looking for a complex needs care placement in the Stockton area and would like to know more about our referrals process, please check our website or contact our Referrals Team on 01709 565777 or

About Exemplar Health Care

Exemplar Health Care is a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with a range of complex and high acuity needs. With over 35 homes across Yorkshire, the Midlands, North East and North West, Exemplar Health Care homes provide a welcoming and supportive environment where people can feel at home, continue to do the things that they enjoy, and remain closer to family, friends and loved ones.

Find your local care home here, or make a referral here.