Armstrong House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

110 Lobley Hill Rd,  Gateshead NE8 4YG, UK
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Armstrong House is a friendly Care UK care home that provides person-centred residential, nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care in Bensham, near Gateshead. Split across three floors, this purpose-built home offers bright and airy en-suite bedrooms, six cosy communal lounges, four spacious dining rooms and an in-house hair and beauty salon. There is plenty for residents to get involved in each day, from animal visits and arts and crafts to outings and festive events, with green-fingered residents also taking an active role in the home’s garden. Well-located close to an array of shops and amenities, this wonderful Tyne and Wear home is the perfect place to spend your later years.

BrandCare UK
Purpose BuiltYes
Date Opened2006
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Armstrong House*

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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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating outstandingCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 19/02/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Armstrong House.

Where is Armstrong House located?

It is situated in Gateshead and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Armstrong House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Armstrong House?

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

How many beds does Armstrong House have?

Currently, there are 71 beds at the home.

Who owns Armstrong House?

This care home is owned and operated by Care UK.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Armstrong House, including: Exercise & Fitness, Book and Poetry, Baking & Cooking.

What is the cost of care at Armstrong House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Armstrong House the cost of care starts from £1,106 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01916 070208 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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