Garswood House is an attractive home one mile from the town of Ashton-in-Makerfield. Its dedicated and trained staff team work hard to make residents feel welcome, and there is a good social atmosphere, with residents enjoying access to a number of comfortable lounges and a secure garden area.
The home includes a specialist household, which has been adapted to meet the needs of people with dementia. Its open plan layout aids orientation and independence and residents are supported to maintain skills and interests.
Throughout the home, there is a lively programme of activities, which evolves according to the interests of residents.
Group: Minster Care Group
Person in charge: Chris Hiley (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 40 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Ages 55+.
Single Rooms: 40
Rooms with ensuite WC: 3
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on Garswood House: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 7.2 (7.150)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (7.2 for Garswood House) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.
Review of Garswood House
I feel they look after my dad really well since he has been a resident.
Submitted by Tracy D (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Thursday 16 January 2014.
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