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Newark Care Home - Port Glasgow

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Newark Care Home Southfield Avenue Port Glasgow PA14 6PS

Newark Care Home is set in the suburbs of Port Glasgow and is easily reached from the surrounding areas of Greenock, Bishopton, Erksine, Paisley and the Western suburbs of Glasgow. The home is custom designed and built to meet the needs of older people, with large comfortable lounge areas to relax in and comfortably socialise with others. All surroundings are of a high quality and there are outdoor areas and gardens to take in fresh air and enjoy the seasons.

All rooms are private with full en-suite facilities. All in all, Newark Care Home offers the best of all worlds – a pleasant and homely place to live in, with all the facilities an older person needs to continue to enjoy life to the full.

There is plenty of onsite parking for visiting family and friends.

Our approach to care

Newark Care Home offers residential care, nursing, and dementia care plus, subject to availability, respite and convalescent care. We have a particular expertise in assisting residents with specific medical needs with our team of highly skilled registered nurses.

Daily activities

Our activities coordinator organises a weekly schedule of activities and entertainments to keep life fun and engaging for our residents. Residents are able to explore the local community and beyond through trips and excursions in our own minibus.

Menu

Our chef prepares a delicious menu of three meals a day plus snacks. Personal preferences and dietary requirements are fully catered for so that all residents look forward to mealtimes.

Next steps

If you are thinking about care for yourself or an elderly loved one, we encourage you to be in touch with us to arrange a visit. Our home manager, Moira Roberts, will take time with you to understand your current situation and provide help and support so that you find the right outcome for you. Get in touch with us today, using the email form or by calling Moira on 01475 705800. We look forward to hearing from you.

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News
22nd June 2017 Care Home Open Day a huge success at Newark Care Home
Residents, staff, family members and the local community celebrated Care Home Open Day at Newark Care Home in Port Glasgow on Friday (16th June). The home asked residents what they would most like to do to mark the day, and they decided on inviting local community groups for a big lunch. Local Youth Group L-Zone and the nearby sheltered housing complex, as well as family members and a Care Home Education Facilitator from the University of the West of Scotland, joined for a day of music, food and fun. All guests were given a champagne reception on arrival, followed by a homemade lunch and tea and cakes. Moira Roberts, Newark Care Home manager said: “We had lovely feedback from everyone who came along, they all seemed to enjoy the afternoon and both the Youth Group and local sheltered housing complex have invited us back to theirs as a thank you. “What a lovely opportunity it is to be part of such a great community and make new friends.” Care Home Open Day has been running for five years and aims to emphasise the importance of connecting local communities, developing lasting relationships and encouraging intergenerational rapport.
9th June 2017 Newark Care Home summer fete raises nearly £1,000
Residents, family and the local community got in the summer spirit this weekend at Newark Care Home’s summer fete. Despite damp weather, nearly £1,000 was raised for the Residents Comfort Fund, to contribute to day trips, entertainment and other fun activities for residents at the home. Visitors enjoyed the many stalls in the garden, including a tombola, bottle stall and the big raffle. Local bikers turned up with their classic motorbikes, much to the delight of two residents – John Fisken and Fredrick McCabe who both used to be bikers. Bunny & Co bought a range of animals for the children to hold and pet, and there was also face painting, beat the goalie and sponge throwing for the younger visitors. Moira Roberts, Newark Care Home manager said: “We had a great turn out on the day and residents and their families thoroughly enjoyed the activities and stalls on display. We’re delighted with the amount of money raised.” Newark Care Home is run by Silverline Care, set in the suburbs of Port Glasgow.
5th June 2017 Newark care home residents get into musical swing
Residents at Newark care home in Port Glasgow have enjoyed a month of different musical activities, organised by the home. The Magic of Musicals performed their show to over 20 residents last week, where performers change their outfit for each musical they portray on stage. Residents enjoyed singing along – a particular favourite was Mary Poppins. Newark also joined up with a number of other care homes in the area and took residents to the Waterfront Cinema to see Beauty and the Beast. Moira Roberts, Newark care home manager said: “All of our residents thoroughly enjoy musical activities so it was a real treat to organise these events. They were both very successful and enjoyed by residents and staff members alike.”
11th April 2017 Newark care home transform staff room after donation
Newark care home in Port Glasgow has given its staff room a complete make over after Silverline Care support office gave each home money to redecorate. Angela Zahid, who is a care assistant at the home, managed the project and transformed the bare, plain room into a colourful, beautifully equipped space for all staff to enjoy. Angela researched what everyone at Newark would like in the room and what would make the most difference, and then sourced and purchased everything from wallpaper and blinds, to a huge table and sofa. Moira Roberts, Newark care home manager said: “Everyone at Newark is delighted with the end result. I’m positive everyone will enjoy a lovely cup of tea in this beautifully equipped and furnished staff room – what a difference! Rachel Dryden, CEO of Silverline Care said: ”Across Silverline Care homes we are ensuring all staff feel valued and appreciated, and small changes like this can make such a difference. We continue to look after our staff and their wellbeing, by making sure Silverline Care is a great place to work, and providing facilities to allow staff to relax while they are at work.”
11th April 2017 Care Assistant looking forward to Christmas tipple after Sober November
A senior care assistant at Newark Care Home in Port Glasgow is looking forward to a festive drink after successfully completing ‘Sober November’. Robert Lamont raised over £300 from giving up alcohol for the whole month of November. He kindly donated the money to the residents at Newark Care Home to help them enjoy ‘those little luxuries’ which they love. Moira Roberts, Manager at Newark Care Home, said: “I’d like to thank Robert so much for his kindness and hope he can enjoy a few beers over Christmas!” Margaret McClure, Activities Co-ordinator at the home presented Robert with a pack of lager as a big thank you.
5th July 2016