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Kirkwood Court

★★☆☆Requires improvement

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Kirkwood Drive, Kenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3AX

Kirkwood Court Care Home

Kirkwood Court is a purpose-built care home set in the town of Kenton, a stone’s throw from the bustling city of Newcastle upon Tyne. The home manager of Kirkwood Court has many years’ experience of running a care home. Together with her dedicated team she is able to deliver the care you need 24 hours a day. Her aim is to value each and every individual who comes to stay at Kirkwood Court and to ensure their every need is attended to.

The home is organised across three floors with spacious living accommodation comprising of several smaller lounges and dining areas. Like all HC-One care homes, Kirkwood Court is decorated throughout to the highest standard. The bedrooms are large and well-equipped and most come with en-suite facilities. All of the facilities you might expect and some you might not, such as plasma televisions in the lounges and in some of the bedrooms, a beauty salon, direct dial telephones to every room and unlimited WiFi access.

As well as having a beautiful interior, Kirkwood Court boasts fabulous landscaped gardens and outside sitting areas for residents to enjoy activities or a simple stroll in the fresh air!

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Next manager holiday: 13 September 2018
Registration Date: 13 April 2011
Last CQC inspection: 13 April 2018
Local Authority: Newcastle upon Tyne
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 72

CQC Rating for Kirkwood Court

Where this care home can improve
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 31 July 2018.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Kirkwood Court


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