Astell

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Care Home Location

Wharrier St,  Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 3BR
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Bus Stop0.30 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station0.50 miles
Nearby Shops0.60 miles

Overview

Part of the Four Seasons care group, Astell Care Centre is situated within spacious gardens in a residential suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne. As one of the leading nursing homes in Newcastle upon Tyne, the team at Astell prides itself on its high standard of residential care, nursing care, respite care and dementia care. The home offers a range of fun activities to keep residents busy, including pet therapy, aerobics, visits from entertainers and day trips out. Astell is within easy reach of the local shops and close by to public transport, making it easy for loved ones to stop by for a visit.

BrandFour Seasons Health Care
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1994
Beds96
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

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Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

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Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Safe Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Effective Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Caring Rating
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CQC Responsive Rating
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CQC Well-led Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 07/07/2022

Care Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Hair & Beauty Salon

38% of care seekers told us that having a hair & beauty salon was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Care Home Activities

Where is Astell located?

It is situated in Newcastle upon Tyne and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Astell?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Astell is rated requires improvement, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Astell?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Astell have?

Currently, there are 96 beds at the home.

Who owns Astell?

This care home is owned and operated by Four Seasons Health Care.

What is the cost of care at Astell?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Astell the cost of care starts from £850 per week.

From:£850 p/w