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Garswood House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Care Home Location

Garswood House,  Wentworth Rd, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 9TZ, UK
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Sitting in the friendly Wigan market town of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Garswood Care Home provides expert residential and dementia care to the elderly in a secure environment. This purpose-built Minster Care Group home has everything one needs to feel right at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of cosy communal lounges, a large dining area, a dedicated activity area and manicured gardens. The jam-packed activity programme ensures there is never a dull moment here at Garswood, from socialising in one of the many lounges to getting stuck in with the gardening, there’s an activity for everyone.

BrandMinster Care Group
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1970
Ensuite Facilities30%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Garswood House*

Lottie care
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.

Lottie care
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.

Lottie care
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

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Palliative Care

Not Available

Mental Health
Physical Disability
Nursing 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 goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 27/02/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
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
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is Garswood House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Garswood House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Garswood House?

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

How many beds does Garswood House have?

Currently, there are 53 beds at the home.

Who owns Garswood House?

This care home is owned and operated by Minster Care Group.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Garswood House, including: Exercise & Fitness, Hair & Beauty Treatments, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at Garswood House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Garswood House the cost of care starts from £925 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01942 559536 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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