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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.
Please be aware that Newark Care Home is located within the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area and is therefore subject to additional restrictions, particularly in relation to visitation at the home.
Please read the latest update regarding Coronavirus on our news page including information on ways to stay connected with your loved one in our care while these restrictions are in place.
We appreciate this is a difficult time for families and appreciate your continued patience and understanding.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch for further information or update regarding your loved one by using the tab on the right-hand side of this page or please call the home manager on 01475 705 800.
Newark Care Home offers residential care, nursing, and dementia care plus, subject to availability, respite and convalescent care. The care home has a particular expertise in assisting residents with specific medical needs with a team of highly skilled registered nurses.
Our activities coordinator organises a weekly schedule of activities and entertainment 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.
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.
Newark Care is a 61 bedded care home, all with en suite that is split into four units so nowhere appears too large. The care home is fortunate to have a large and gorgeous garden. Newark is a huge part of the local community and residents visit other homes in the area and other excursions.
The home plays an integral part in the local community. Residents regularly visit nearby homes for tea and we return the favour. When we are not out seeing a show at the Beacon Arts Centre, we are welcoming guests from local schools, churches and nurseries.
Newark was also the pilot care home for Morton in the Community. Young people from this group visit Newark weekly to play bowls, Pictionary, walking football and also to reminisce and socialise. Thanks to the success of the pilot, Morton in the Community was allocated funding to continue their work across the local authority.
Moira came to Newark Care Home around 10 years ago as an Agency Nurse. Moira loved the friendliness and the warmth of the home immediately.
Moira has been Deputy Manager at the home and was promoted to home manager four years ago.
Moira says: “I love my job within Newark. I can’t hide my passion for what I do. Newark is a real home with a lovely atmosphere and all of the staff have hearts of gold and are the kindest people I believe I have ever met.”
Monday, 12 October 2020
We welcome the relaxation of rules regarding visiting relatives in Scottish care homes, including allowing hand-holding. We are sure the op…
Friday, 09 October 2020
The two Agnes’s from Newark Care had a day out on our Silverline bus where they enjoyed a wee fish supper on the way to Duck Bay Marina then…