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Welcome to Sovereign Court

Newbiggin Lane,
Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne,
Tyne & Wear, NE5 1NA

Sovereign Court

Sovereign Court is a high-quality care provision based in Westerhope, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with excellent links to travel and local amenities.

There is a small shopping centre to the rear of Sovereign Court which gives us access to a post office and general stores, a chemist, a hairdresser and fish and chip shop. We are also a short walk from Westerhope’s main high street which offers a variety of shops, supermarkets, takeaways and cafes.

Our Services

" Right from the beginning, I was happy with the atmosphere at Sovereign Court and the attitude of the staff, both towards us as a family and in the way they related to my husband and the other residents. He is settled and happy and the staff are a massive part of that. When there have been any issues they have always been quickly resolved and the staff have involved me in finding the solutions. I am very pleased that I chose Sovereign Court to provide the care for my husband. He has been there for 2 years and things have worked out better than I could ever have imagined. "

F E (Wife of Resident)

" He has seemed much happier in himself ever since he has been at Sovereign Court. He is very well cared for and the staff seem to sense exactly how much to help him and when to leave him to it. He feels secure. I am always made welcome and kept informed. "

S H (Brother of Resident)

" Overall Sovereign Court is a very well kept and well-run care home. "

Christine G (Friend of Resident)

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Daily Life

Sovereign Court is a 12 bedded specialist service providing care and support for people that have mental health needs. Carefully vetted, highly trained and skilled staff are selected. We promote individualised person-centred care in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Encouraging independence, choice and dignity throughout all that we do. We have a variety of entertainment on each month. The residents enjoy going out into the community on a regular basis for meals, cinema, bowling and shopping at both Newcastle city centre and the metro centre. Some of our residents enjoy taking part at local day centres.

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Dining is a big part of life here at Sovereign Court. All meals are prepared fresh on the day by our dedicated staffing team. We have a four-week set menu, however if you aren’t keen on the choices that day, alternatives are available. Our menus are reviewed regularly. Mealtimes are a focal part of any day and nutritional well-being is vital to maintaining a healthy mind and body. Times are as follows: Breakfast from 0800, Lunch from 1230 and dinner from 1630.


Andrew Coulton

Papillon Care is proud to introduce Andrew Coulton as Home Manager at Sovereign Court. Andrew has a wealth of experience in the care industry, having most recently worked as Deputy Manager at our sister care home Sovereign Lodge. We are delighted to have Andrew as Home Manager at Sovereign Court and feel confident the home will continue to excel under his leadership.

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