Holy Cross, Sunderland

Holy Cross has been part of the local community in Sunderland for over 150 years, becoming part of St Cuthbert’s Care in 2012. Set in attractive, landscaped grounds, our home can accommodate 56 residents. Our rooms are tastefully decorated with en-suite facilities. We encourage our residents to bring their own belongings to create a home from home feel.

Mass is celebrated regularly in our beautiful, spacious St Jeanne Jugan chapel, a special feature of Holy Cross that is integral to the home and particularly valued by our residents.

We are rated CQC ‘Good’ and our staff pride themselves on going the extra mile to ensure the wellbeing of our residents.

For the comfort and convenience of our Holy Cross residents, there is a small on-site shop and hairdressing were are visiting hairdresser provides weekly appointments. Free Wi-Fi and supported Skype sessions are also available to our residents.

"Mum made it clear to the family that Holy Cross was the only home for her. The quality of care and the friendly staff are second to none
Son of Holy Cross resident

Meet our Registered Manager

Matthew Milligan
Registered Manager and Safeguarding Lead

Matthew leads our professional, warm and friendly staff team with a person-centred approach.  Matthew is a qualified social worker with over 10 years’ experience in the care sector, including working in specialist residential and respite homes and independent supported living services where he gained invaluable knowledge in elderly care.

 “ I appreciate the big decision you are about to make and understand the
importance of feeling you have made the right choice.

In normal times, we would be delighted to welcome you to visit Holy Cross, but unfortunately, current restrictions may not allow this.  However, I’m on hand to answer any questions you may have.

I do hope you choose Holy Cross as your new home, I very much look forward to meeting you.”

Best wishes,