Trusted to care in Gateshead
Our care home in Bensham near Gateshead is a modern, purpose-built home where our friendly and compassionate team provides exceptional residential and nursing care, dementia care and palliative and end of life care.
Armstrong House is a three-storey, purpose-built care home. Each bedroom is light, airy and comfortable with en-suite facilities, a 24-hour nurse call system and telephone and TV connections. Our care home has six cosy lounges and four dining rooms plus a hair and nail salon.
We treat each resident as an individual, helping them to live independent, fulfilling lives. Our team receives the latest training, including dementia training designed by Care UK’s own in-house experts, which gives them a deep insight into the challenges faced by people living with this condition.
Baking, gardening, therapy animal visits, outings and festive events – the Armstrong House team ensure that there’s plenty to get involved in every day. We also have time for your loved one one-to-one, and we’re passionate about making people’s wishes come true.
At Armstrong House or team provides a full range of care, so we can continue caring for your loved one even if their needs change in the future.Read more
Every day our colleagues live our values of passionate, caring and teamwork to empower residents to enjoy fulfilling lives.
The dedicated and experienced team at Armstrong House will provide your loved one with care that is completely tailored to their individual needs and wishes.
There’s a great team here – we provide a high standard of care for residents – and the team deserves to be proud of what they’ve achieved. Everyone is very committed to ensuring that every resident is happy and cared for.Shirley SummerbellHome Manager
Caring UK Awards 2021 finalist - Activities Team of the Year AND Regional Care Home of the Year - North
National Care Awards finalist 2021 - Care Newcomer
Care Home Awards Winner 2021 - Best Larger Care Home Group
National Association of Care Catering Awards Winner 2021 - Catering Team of the Year
National Apprenticeship Awards Finalist 2021
Social Care Top Leaders awards finalist 2021
National Care Awards Finalists 2021 - Care Home Group and Care Leadership
UK Employee Experience Awards 2021 Bronze Winner - Employee Training and Development, Empowering ProgrammeRead More
Health Investor Awards Finalist 2021 - Residential Care Provider of the Year AND Property Developer of the YearRead More
LaingBuisson Awards Finalist 2020
Best Employer Support for Your Registered Manager 2020 AND Most Effective Approach to Leadership and Management 2020Read More
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