Granville Lodge

Children's complex care service in Hartlepool

Granville Lodge in Hartlepool is a specialist residential and short break service for young people with complex life-long health conditions. We’re committed to helping every person we support feel safe and happy, enabling them to live the best life possible.

Exterior of Granville Lodge.

Capacity up to 7

Children's complex

All genders


We provide specialist complex care services for children.

Located in Hartlepool, Granville Lodge is purposely small, with seven beds. We are located in an adapted Victorian house in a quiet residential street in Hartlepool. We look after children and young people who cannot be cared for at home, most commonly because they need a high level of skilled care. 

While the children staying with us have clinical needs, we have taken great care to ensure our centre still feels like a family home. Children staying with us permanently can decorate their own rooms, just as they can at home, and we encourage our young people, wherever possible, to be part of the running of their home and to try out new experiences.

We understand that all the children we support have different needs, so alongside their key workers, families, and medical professionals we ensure that the support we provide is bespoke in every detail. Each child has a comprehensive support plan which covers every aspect of their care and support, taking in to account any concerns and issues that may arise and ensuring all needs and requirements are met enabling them to live the very best life possible.

We organise plenty of trips out so that our young people can enjoy all the usual fun family activities on offer. Popular choices are Butterfly World and the Alan Shearer Centre. We also offer short-breaks for young people who normally live at home with their families.

Our wonderful team understand that a holistic approach is necessary to ensure those in our care are safe, happy, and healthy. We promote and fulfil the company values of being caring, honest, pro-active, and empowering for those we support.

We believe we give our children a level of personal caring support not matched elsewhere. We are also ambitious for the young people we look after. We believe in each and every one of them and their potential to live a better life.

Conditions we support, but are not limited to:

  • brain injuries
  • cerebral palsy
  • global developmental delay
  • physical disabilities
  • epilepsy
  • hydrocephalus
  • learning disabilities

7 bedrooms

At Granville Lodge we focus on our residents needs, having a small capacity we’re able to provide a higher quality of individual care.

Activity room

We have an activity room allowing residents to play games or create their own artistic masterpieces, this is their creative space.

Sensory room

Our sensory room provides comfort and joy, allowing residents to relax and simply enjoy themselves.

Two separate lounges

Two separate lounges for games, activities allow for our residents to interact within a communal setting.

Private garden

We have a large private garden allowing for our residents to enjoy the beauty of nature in a secure, safe place.

Minibus for outings

Day trips and other outings are always pre-planned and we like to travel in style with our own minibus allowing for safe travel.

Download our brochure

Our goal is to care for people and help them lead rich, rewarding and meaningful lives, however that looks for them. Download our brochure to learn more about the services we provide at Active Care Group.

Commitment to quality

At Granville Lodge we have aligned and agreed our strategic goals to define what we want our organisation to achieve. This means we have also aligned them to that of Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. 

View our latest report

To view our latest Ofsted rating and report, click on the logo below. 

Contact number

Tel: 01429 222247

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