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Cochno Road
G81 6RW


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Profile Strength
Excellent 93%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,200.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Karlynn Wheelan is Home Manager at Kingsacre Care Home.

Karlynn joined the team at Kingsacre Care Home in April 2021 and has great experience having qualified as a nurse and having worked in the Health and Social Care sector since 2010. Karlynn has a great passion for caring for the elderly and takes great pride in providing a warm and welcoming environment for the residents and their relatives.

Karlynn Wheelan

Kingsacre Care Home is one of Scotland’s finest all-inclusive care facilities, set in the idyllic village of Duntocher. Our establishment is proud to offer up to 66 residents the highest and most involved standards of Residential, Nursing, Dementia and Respite Care. 

Alongside our 24-hour care, residents of Kingsacre Care Home can benefit from a variety of all-inclusive luxury facilities such as en-suite accommodation, a champagne bar and a cinema. It is of absolute importance to us here that we ensure our residents have the care and support they need, whilst also living an independent and enjoyable life.

Kingsacre Care Home
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Diabetes.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and residents is paramount and we work in accordance with government and local healthcare regulations to ensure that all policies are adhered to which include:
Regular staff and resident LFT testing
Infection control procedures in place
The correct use of PPE
Visitors to evidence a negative LFT testing prior to entering the home.
Regulations and policies are regularly updated, for further information please do feel free to contact the Home Manager

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Our Building and Facilities

Our facilities have been created and designed so that every single one of our residents can take part in the things they’ve always loved doing, no matter what life might decide to throw their way. So, whether our residents like to take time out and relax with a movie, or they’d love nothing more than to snuggle up on the sofa with a good book and a mug of something tasty, our facilities are guaranteed to accommodate everyone’s individual lifestyles.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Hairdressers, Library, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Reduce Plastic Use.

Kingsacre Brochure 2.pdf

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Offering 66 single rooms, each one is beautifully designed and perfectly equipped with an en-suite bathroom, phone, television and internet access. As well as these modern comforts, our all-inclusive rooms offer the perfect balance between luxury and comfort, and we happily encourage all residents to bring any personal belongings that will really help give them that home-from-home feeling. We want Kingsacre Care Home to be a place where residents and loved ones alike feel happy, safe and most importantly part of the family.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 68
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 68

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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At Kingsacre Care Home, our team is committed and driven to producing detailed and personalised care plans for each individual resident. By tailoring the care we provide our residents, we can guarantee that they are receiving the best possible care for them. In order to achieve this, we work closely with residents and their loved ones to understand their requirements and we also assign each resident a nurse or key worker who can then assure consistency of care for our residents health, interests, and overall wellbeing.

Our Team
Karlynn Wheelan
Karlynn Wheelan
Home Manager

Karlynn joined the team at Kingsacre Care Home in April 2021 and has great experience having qualified as a nurse and having worked in the Health and Social Care sector since 2010. Karlynn has a great passion for caring for the elderly and takes great pride in providing a warm and welcoming environment for the residents and their relatives.

Mark Burrows
Mark Burrows
Head Chef

Mark started his chef career working in 5* hotel in London’s before relocating to Glasgow in 1997 where he worked in Glasgow’s best restaurants and across a variety of sectors in hospitality.  Mark then started working in the care home sector and joined the team at Kingsacre in 2020.  He brings a great deal of passion to his role and strives to make the dining experience for every resident enjoyable and memorable.

Karen Thomson
Karen Thomson
Financial Administrator

Karen has extensive experience in administration and has worked the last 10 years in the hospitality and health care sectors.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,200.00

Funding Types
Region None specified
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegetarian
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Activities Are So Important

While living at Kingsacre Care Home, we encourage our residents to continue doing what makes them happy. Every day, residents have a variety of activities to choose from; whether they want to spend the day doing some gardening, socialise with friends and family, or stretch their legs and enjoy the beautiful views of the countryside that Duntocher has to offer, there is something for everyone.

Our activities and games are developed in collaboration with our residents to ensure that we are providing them with the types of exercise they enjoy; staying active is essential for staying healthy, regardless of age.

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Pub, Shopping.
Our Pets

To be arranged by the home manager

Can You Bring Your Pet

Cochno Road
G81 6RW

Regulator: Care Inspectorate - Scotland

Autumna uses the Care Inspectorate's combined grading data which combines information from their new quality framework evaluations and their previous quality inspection methodology. If no recent rating has been awarded, an older rating from a previous inspection will be displayed.
Category Rating
Overall Good
Wellbeing Good
Care and Support Good
Environment Good
Staff Good
Management Good
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Report Published 21st July 2021
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Church, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Kingsacre Care Home

Kingsacre Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the Care Inspectorate - Scotland in July 2021.
Kingsacre Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Kingsacre Care Home has 68 rooms.
Prices for Kingsacre Care Home start from £1,200.00 per week.
Kingsacre Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Kingsacre Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Karlynn Wheelan is the manager of Kingsacre Care Home.

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