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Improving Quality of Care

SLW Care operates a number of private care facilities throughout the North East, each providing a superior service of care in elegant and luxurious surroundings.

Whether for yourself or a loved one, we fully appreciate that choosing a care home is one of the most difficult decisions you will ever have to make. Whether you require respite or permanent care our aim is to make your time with us as comfortable and homely as possible, giving you the dedicated support and care you expect. The individual needs of our service users are paramount, ensuring that dignity, independence and privacy are respected and preserved at all times.

Our Care Centres


Sycamore Care Centre Sunderland

Sycamore Care Centre is a private care facility set in 3 acres of mature tree lined grounds at Nookside in Sunderland.

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Sycamore Care Centre Boldon

Sycamore Care Centre Boldon (formally known as The Meadows) is a spacious and modern purpose-built Care Home situated in a quiet location on the leafy outskirts of Boldon Colliery.


Thornbury Care Centre

Situated in a great location in the heart of the local community, Thornbury Care Centre provides both residential and nursing care.

Why Choose SLW?

SLW is a family business, ran by dedicated and caring experts with years of experience in all aspects of care. Our care centres and homes are staffed by highly trained, caring people who share our passion.

Residential Care

Round-the-clock residential care is delivered by our well-trained care staff, supported by a team of Managers, Senior Care staff, domestic, kitchen and activities staff.

Dementia Care

Our safe dementia care units have dedicated teams of carers and nurses who provide 24-hour care and support for those with dementia. Our staff have been specially trained and our premises are adapted to look after residents who suffer with hearing impairments, Parkinson’s disease, speech impairments, strokes and visual impairments.

Nursing Care

Nursing Care relates to those suffering with mental and physical conditions or disabilities including dementia, who require specific treatment and care for up to 24 hours a day. This can include long term illnesses, post-surgery and rehabilitation stays.

Respite Care

Everyone deserves time out. Whether you care for a relative or are in need of care yourself, taking a break from your usual routine can do the world of good.

End of Life Care

Good end of life care is as much about living as it is about dying. It is about managing symptoms so that each person remains as comfortable as possible and is able to make choices about their care. Our compassionate team do all we can to ensure our palliative residents are comfortable, and given all the time, space and help they need.

Neuro Disability Care and Rehabilitation

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Active Bodies & Minds

At SLW Care, we understand the importance of staying active. Keeping active both mentally and physically has the potential to restore, maintain and improve physical and mental health. We teach all of our staff the importance of activity and encourage everyone to engage and interact with our service users.