Located in the pretty historic town of Alnwick, Hillcrest is a purpose built, 50 bed home with a lovely, welcoming atmosphere. Hillcrest offers beautiful landscaped gardens and is within easy reach of local shops, public transport and the A1(M).
My name is Susan Machin, I am the manager of Hillcrest Care Home in Alnwick. As a team, we are passionate for providing quality care in a safe and comfortable environment, to enhance the lives of our residents with family support and inclusion to maintain the home from home feel.
"My mother enjoys her meals and has nothing but praise for her overall care" Joan W
"There was an endless supply of love and empathy" Jessica Wood
"Management listen to and act upon any concerns or suggestions" Joan H
"I can't thank Prestwick Care, the staff and their facilities enough. It made one of the hardest experiences in our lives just that little bit more bearable" Jessica Wood
"Home continues to look at ways it can improve the services it offers to enhance the lives of the people living there" Joan H
"My wife needs 24 hour nursing care and is treated very well" Robert W
"The staff quickly became a part of our family in the toughest months, they became our confidants, our friends, our shoulders to cry on and our support network" Jessica Wood
"Management team have a positive impact upon the home and environment" Joan H
"Nothing was too much for the staff at Prestwick Care" Jessica Wood
About Hillcrest Care Home, Alnwick, Northumberland
Hillcrest Care Home is located in the pretty historic town of Alnwick, within easy reach of local shops, public transport and the A1(M). The home offers Nursing Care, Residential Care, Dementia Care and Respite Care. Built in the 1800s as a family home for a wealthy brewing family, the Georgian grandeur of this impressive building has been added to and modernised over the years, having served as a local maternity hospital in the 1950s and gaining a modern extension in the 1990s.
The home offers 50 bedrooms, 38 of which have their own en-suite bathroom, fitted furniture, interactive alarm system and mechanised bed. Assisted bath / shower rooms help aid the residents’ quality of life.
As a specialist dementia residential / nursing care service, we pay particular attention to creating a friendly environment and supporting the residents’ desire for independence with clear orientation signage and hand rails.
Internet access is available throughout as well as multi lift facilities. Lounges and dining areas are extremely spacious and dementia friendly, with breakout areas as well as private quiet rooms for residents and families.