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Wordsworth House, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Wordsworth House
Wordsworth House

Tel: 0191 212 1888

Wordsworth House is a comfortable residential care service registered for seventy-eight people, specialising in learning disabilities and many other forms of mental health care.

A homely environment is ideal for service users to achieve a comfortable lifestyle, while carers have access to the latest care technologies and methods to help to contribute to their well-being.

Respite and convalescent care are both available from Wordsworth House, which keeps strong links with GPs and other health professionals, such as physiotherapists.

Owner: Akari Care Ltd

Local Authority / Social Services: Newcastle upon Tyne City Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 78 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Old Age • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 76

Shared Rooms: 1

Rooms with ensuite WC: 19

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Wordsworth House: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Wordsworth House

2 Bed Vacancies
(Please Contact Us for Latest Vacancies)
posted 24 Mar 2014

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.7 (8.689)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.7 for Wordsworth 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 Wordsworth House on Tuesday 25 March 2014 by Nicholas Condon (Grandson of resident)

I am delighted with the care that my grandmother receives. The staff are attentive and caring and go out of their way to ensure that he is comfortable and happy. The home itself is very welcoming and immaculately clean, and the food is also of a very high standard. The biggest compliment I can pay is that my grandfather is totally content and happy in his surroundings, and as a close family member that is all that you can wish for.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Wordsworth House on Monday 24 March 2014 by Veronica D (Resident)

Wordsworth House offers warn, comfortable accommodation in pleasant surroundings. The staff are friendly and helpful and treat all residents with care,dignity and respect. During summer months time can be spent in the gardens where plenty of seating is provided. A number of activities and entertainment are also available. The cheerful atmosphere helps people to feel at home.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Review of Wordsworth House on Tuesday 18 March 2014 by Andy W (Son of Resident)

Excellent, a very high standard of care. The staff are so very kind and approachable always very helpful.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Review of Wordsworth House on Thursday 13 March 2014 by Stephanie Greenwell (Daughter of resident)

I cannot speak more highly of the care my mother receives at Wordsworth House. It truly is now her home and everyone is 'family'. The food is good, it is warm, clean and welcoming. The staff are caring, attentive and very helpful to me. I feel very confident that my mother is in good hands.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Wordsworth House on Sunday 2 March 2014 by James Bell (son-in-law of residents)

My mother and father-in-law are both very looked after and are happy here. The staff are very friendly and always take notice of any suggestions we have. The home is very well maintained with attractive grounds.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Wordsworth House on Friday 28 February 2014 by Fiona Bell (Daughter of residents)

My parents are both at Wordsworth House and have very different needs. One has dementia and the other is wheelchair bound and requires nursing for heart and kidney failure, stroke, etc. To find a care home as lovely as Wordsworth House that can provide suitable care for both is such a relief. Because of my parents' diverse care needs they are on different floors but can spend as much time together as they wish. The home has changed beyond recognition in the last 18 months as it's been modernised which is great but it still has a very homely feel. There is a room that is like an afternoon tea room with vintage china. We've loved having mini tea parties when other family members visit. We've also enjoyed sitting in the gardens. The staff are wonderful with my parents. They are sensitive, patient and there is a lot of laughter too. The team have also been tremendously supportive to me personally as I've adjusted to having such poorly parents. The domestic staff do a fantastic job too. The home is always spotless. The staff regularly take part in fund-raising activities and there is a real community feel. Wordsworth House benefits not just from being in the heart of a nice area like Jesmond close to cafes and shops but they also have an excellent doctors practice just round the corner. Thanks to all at Wordsworth House - I don't know what we'd do without you.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Wordsworth House on Monday 20 January 2014 by Julie H (Daughter of resident)

My mother came to the home in May 2012. While no care home can be perfect, I have found this one to be very good in every aspect, particularly as I can compare it to another home where my mother-in-law lived for a while. Staff are caring, and there are seldom any 'smells', in fact there are always staff cleaning something. My one suggestion would be for Akari to consider having a conservatory at the front and to improve the standard of gardening.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

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