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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Armstrong House.
It is situated in Gateshead and is close to popular amenities.
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.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, dementia, residential.
Currently, there are 71 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Care UK.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Armstrong House, including: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Arts & Crafts, Hair & Beauty Treatments.
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.