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Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge Care Home

Care Inspectorate Rating Good
Exterior at Auchtercrag House/Auchmacoy Lodge Care Home, Ellon, Aberdeenshire
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Care Home Location

Commercial Rd,  Ellon AB41 9BD, UK
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.80 miles
Train Station14.60 miles
Nearby Shops0.50 miles
Non specific map


Just half an hour from Aberdeen in the quaint town of Ellon, Auchtercrag House is a purpose-built care home that has a proud reputation for providing exceptional levels of care to older adults. Within the same facility, you’ll find Auchmacoy Lodge, who specialise in Nursing, Dementia and Respite care, completely tailored to the needs of you or your loved one. Whatever the needs of the individual, the dedicated team at this Meallmore home make your wellbeing their top priority. From stylish bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities and spacious communal lounges where residents can socialise, to beautifully landscaped gardens, a well-stocked library, and an indulgent hair and beauty salon, there’s never a dull moment here at Auchtercrag House.

Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1996
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge*

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
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.

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
Physical Disability

Not Available

Mental Health
Residential Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Scottish Care Inspectorate' to provide these categories of care.

Care Inspectorate Rating

goodOverall Rating
How well do we support people's wellbeing? goodHow good is our leadership? goodHow good is our staff team? goodHow good is our setting? goodHow well is care and support planned? good
Care Inspectorate Publication Date: 13/06/2022

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
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 Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge.

Where is Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge located?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge?

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

How many beds does Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge have?

Currently, there are 71 beds at the home.

Who owns Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge?

This care home is owned and operated by Meallmore.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Hair & Beauty Treatments.

What is the cost of care at Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Auchtercrag House and Auchmacoy Lodge the cost of care starts from £1,599 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01358 286427 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.