The Duntocher Area

Kingsacre Care Home is situated in Duntocher, a scenic and quaint village in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Consisting of just over 7000 locals, it truly is one of the most peaceful places to live in Scotland. The village has one main street, Dumbarton Road which is considered the main focal point for village activity. Many of Duntocher’s shops, cafes, pubs and the local churches and village halls are located along or very close to this stretch of road.

Just a 6 minute drive from Duntocher, Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire located on the north bank of the River Clyde. Residents can learn all about the local and industrial history of the area at the fascinating Clydebank Museum. One of Scotland’s unique tourist attractions, the Titan Crane, is also located near the town. Clydebank is known for its lovely green hillsides and impressive views of the River Clyde. There are a variety of things to see and do, from art galleries to shopping centres, libraries and museums. The Activity Coordinators Team at Kingsacre Care Home go above and beyond to make sure that our residents get to experience all of the exciting things that Duntocher and the surrounding areas have to offer, and are delighted in every chance they get to show residents of Kingsacre around the local area.

We always ensure to arrange plenty of opportunities for our residents to get out and about in the local community, so they can really get a complete sense of their new home in Duntocher and its surroundings. Our social calendar is always full of exciting excursions for the residents to look forward to, from trips to the shops, to visiting historic monuments such as the Antonine Wall World Heritage site.

Kingsacre Care Home is in a convenient location, as it’s just a quick drive to the surrounding larger towns so our residents and their visiting friends and family have easy access to everything they could need, and more. Duntocher offers a lot to see and do, from the scenic green hillsides, to a range of shops and cafes all within a short distance.

Kingsacre Provides The Highest Quality of Care

Kingsacre Care Home in Duntocher, prides itself on providing high-quality, person-centered care, which is complemented by our daily wellbeing programme, which is tailored to the residents’ hobbies and preferences and includes a physical activity component. We provide excellent standards of care in Nursing, Residential, Dementia, and Respite Care at our care home in Duntocher.

From admission to long term residency, our fantastic staff provide around-the-clock care which assures that our local care team really get to know our residents, and provide the best individualised care for every resident’s personal needs. You can be sure that our care home in Duntocher is well equipped for your needs. 

Who is our home suitable for?

  • Residential Care
  • Nursing Care
  • Respite Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Convalescent Care
  • Day Care
  • Palliative Care

Please call us to discuss your care needs

What does my stay at Kingsacre Care Home include?

From medical treatment to everyday activities, the amount you pay to reside at Kingsacre Care Home covers a wide range of services and facilities. Because our residents’ health and overall well-being are our first priority, the majority of the medical services you will require during your stay with us is included in your fee. Residents and their relatives will have access to the following:

  • Access to a GP
  • Access to a Dentist
  • Physiotherapy Sessions
  • Eye care from an Optician

Nursing Care in Duntocher 

We provide 24-hour nursing care to residents with major and complex medical issues, providing professional, friendly, and caring support.

Kingsacre Care Home’s skilled nursing team is on hand at all times to give residents the correct amount of assistance, whether the degree of care and assistance necessary is minimal or more extensive support is required throughout the day and night. Our staff are well trained and have the expertise and experience to assist our residents with physical limitations, high dependence needs, and palliative care needs.

Our expert staff undertake a care assessment before a resident’s admission to Kingsacre Care Home, allowing them to get to know residents and their loved ones on a personal level, as well as build a care plan specifically for them. We understand that for many residents, their care needs will differ over a period of time, therefore our superb care team will constantly assess all our resident’s needs and adjust care plans when necessary.

Dementia Care in Duntocher

We believe that each patient at Kingsacre Care Home is an individual with a unique set of requirements and desires. Residents with dementia receive 24/7, gentle, attentive, and specialised care.

We work closely with residents, families, and loved ones, involving them in the care planning process as well as choices about the home’s operations, and ensuring that the service provided reflects the needs and wishes of the residents who are experiencing it first hand.

Kingsacre Care Home invest heavily in staff training and development to ensure that residents get care and support that is up to date. All employees at the care home undergo training in Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care, with dementia specialists developing their knowledge and abilities to a greater degree.

Residential Care in Duntocher 

At Kingsacre Care Home, residential care means living your life the way you want to. When it comes to this type of care, the assistance we provide to each of our residents is individually tailored to meet their specific requirements.

We believe it is important to take a holistic approach to residential care, ensuring that all of our residents’ physical, mental, and emotional needs are met. We recognise our residents’ strengths and skill sets, and we encourage them to utilise these as much as possible while they are with us.

Residents can expect a warm welcome at Kingsacre Care Home, while delivering exceptional nursing care so that they can continue to live a happy and fulfilling life in Duntocher.

Respite Care in Duntocher 

Respite care is available to those recovering from a brief stay in the hospital or to carers who need a break from their daily care obligations for a short duration. Our staff at Kingsacre Home are fully committed to assisting residents in any situation, and can guarantee that they will be there to overlook and ensure that residents are able to recover in a really comfortable atmosphere with the help of our attentive team.

Our respite care package is designed to help those who require short-term care for a few days, weeks, or even months. Some residents and loved ones take advantage of this time to see if our home is a good long-term fit for them.

Whatever your situation, the staff at Kingsacre Care Home will do everything they can to make sure you have a happy stay and a quick recovery.

What Kind of Care is Best For Your Loved One?

Kingsacre Care Home understands that choosing a care home, whether for yourself or a loved one, requires a great deal of thought and consideration. It is important to us that all existing and future residents, and their families, know that they can turn to us for guidance at any stage during the process; whether they have a concern regarding mealtimes or questions about the types of care we offer, Kingsacre Care Home are on always available to provide answers and make you feel more at ease.

We want our local residents to get the most out of their time with us at Kingsacre Care Home, so we’ll do everything we can to help them figure out what’s best for them. We are unquestionably proud of the home we have become here at Kingsacre, from the incredibly high standards of nursing care we provide, to our impressive facilities. You can be sure that our care home in Duntocher is well equipped for your needs. 

If you’re unsure about which type of care is best for you or a loved one, please get in touch with one of our helpful and knowledgeable staff, who will be happy to answer any questions you have and offer advice.

What’s Local to Kingsacre Care Home?

Kingsacre Care Home is situated within the quaint village of Duntocher, Clydebank. Duntocher and the surrounding areas offer a variety of activities that should be explored, from visits to medieval castles to scenic country walks, Kingsacre Care Home is placed in an ideal location for residents and their loved ones to enjoy a few of the most delightful places in Scotland.

For those who like to adventure outdoors, there are many walks and nature parks not so far from Kingsacre Care Home. Gleniffer Braes Country Park, Glasgow Botanic Gardens and Coho Hill and the Jaw Resovoir all provide beautiful scenery. Walk them at your own pace whilst taking in plenty of fresh air and feel great for doing so.

Duntocher is located a few feet from the Golden Hill Park where visible remains of the Antonine Wall can be seen. Steeped in history, Kingsacre is the perfect place for those interested in Scotland’s story and the role Duntocher plays within that.

If residents and their loved ones want to indulge in some retail therapy or simply go window shopping, Clydebank has a wide range of specialty and craft shops, as well as the standard high street names, so there is something for everyone. Clydebank boasts a variety of restaurants, cafes, and pubs for visitors to select from, whether they want to start or end their day with a cup of coffee, a hearty meal, or a crisp glass of wine.

The local landscape surrounding Kingsacre Care Home provides a tranquil yet active lifestyle, which greatly benefits our residents’ stay. Our activities team works hard to develop a diverse schedule that provides our residents with engaging and stimulating activities. Duntocher and the surrounding areas are also conveniently accessible for visiting friends and family, thanks to excellent road, train, and metro connections to Glasgow City Centre, which is only eight miles away from Kingsacre Care Home.

Uplifting & Inspiring Our Residents 

At Kingsacre Care Home, it is our pleasure to get to know our local residents on a deeper and more personal level, so we can deliver both tailored care, and activities that our residents will be happy to participate in. It is our ultimate goal to create a care home where people feel stimulated, yet at ease, and also where their thoughts and opinions are highly valued. We work hard as a team at Kingsacre Care Home to give outstanding care and support to all of our residents, and we go above and beyond to ensure that they have the fulfilling lifestyle they deserve.

We Look Forward to Speaking to You

Our brilliant team will happily answer any questions or queries you have about Kingsacre Care Home and the services we offer. Please fill out our online Enquiry Form to receive a callback. Or you can call us directly on 0141 473 5500 or email enquiries@kingsacrecare.co.uk. We look forward to meeting you soon.