Darlington Extra Care

Making Space has 4 Extra Care Housing schemes in Darlington.

Our Extra Care Housing is available to adults living in Darlington who do not need or want to move into long term care, but require care and support from a trained care team. With our high-quality, person-centred care and support, individuals will be able to continue living independently in their own home, within the Extra Care schemes.

The services we provide include:

  • Assistance with personal care
  • Assistance with bathing/showering
  • Assistance with meal preparation
  • Escorting to the dining room for a hot meal at lunchtime
  • Supervision and assistance with medication
  • 24 hour emergency assistance available across all schemes
  • Support to attend social events in your scheme (including coffee mornings, exercise classes, bingo and quizzes)

Our 4 schemes in Darlington are - Dalkeith House, Mayflower Court, Oban Court and Rosemary Court. These schemes provide self-contained flats to rent with:

  • A range of additional communal facilities (including a common room and laundry room)
  • Warden services
  • On-site home care
  • Hairdresser and chiropody service available at an extra charge
  • Assistive technology flat for demonstrations to members of the public

The service is inspected regularly. 

How to apply

You can apply online. Or you can contact each scheme direct. 

Your application will be processed and your details will be referred to Darlington's Social Care Services. A Community Care Assessment is carried out by Adult Services, which will assist with the allocation process. We will then determine if you are of high, medium or low care need. If you prefer, you may contact Darlington Social Care Services prior to completing your application form by calling 01325 406111.

Extra Care Housing contact details

Dalkeith House
Tees Grange Avenue, Darlington, DL3 8DB
Home Care Team: 01325 366460
For viewing contact the Estate Manager: 01325 355770

Mayflower Court
Yarm Road, Darlington, DL1 1AG
Home Care Team: 01325 365912
For viewing contact the Estate Manager: 01325 364904

Oban Court
Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3PT
Home Care Team: 01325 285369
For viewing contact the Estate Manager: 01325 464203

Rosemary Court
Blackton Grove, Darlington, DL1 4UB
Home Care Team: 01325 354193
For viewing contact the Estate Manager: 01325 354228