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Service summary

Laurel Gardens

Laurel Gardens is a purpose built extra care scheme in Hartlepool designed to facilitate independent living within the community for over 55s. Completed in 2010, the development provides modern living alongside the provision of bespoke care and support packages. The facilities on site include a full time manager, residents’ lounge, bistro, hair salon, shop and outside gardens, with a lift and staircase to all floors. Within Laurel Gardens, accommodation is mixed-tenure; 30 two-bedroom flats for rent through Housing Hartlepool, plus 15 shared ownership and 15 owned outright. There is also a ‘respite flat’ for interim care and recovery outside of a hospital setting.

Service provider

Thirteen Group


  • Rent and service charges can be discussed on an individual basis.


Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?
Further details about your premises' accessibility

The building is wheelchair accessible, hearing induction loop within the building, the building has a fob access and door entry with camera protection to cover for secure doors. We can provide support, advice and access to adaptations for each tenants individual needs communal areas are also accessible for our tenants diverse needs.

Is there accessible parking on site?

Car park to the rear of the building

Do you have accessible/disabled toilets?

There are toilet facilities on the ground floor available to the general public

Other Accessibility

Could you provide a BSL interpreter?
Please enter any further notes about your ability to offer a BSL interpreter

Sign Language Class on a Tuesday Afternoon. There are staff within the organisation who can sign and also interpret and all information is provided in many languages Braille and also audio.

You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Please give further details

The Bistro can cater for diabetics and also vegetarian options. We have and can refer into services when requested by our residents to arrange for them at their request to access holy communion in their own homes.

Is a referral required to access your service?
Please give further details

Compass application form and a referral via Social Services SDAQ and support plan to access. All referrals are via Hartlepool Borough Council's Social Services Department and as vacancies arise they are assessed on the needs of both the applicant and the care/support needs within the scheme.