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Athlone House Nursing Home in Westminster

7a Woodfield Road, Westminster, London, W9 2BA
Residential Care
Nursing care
Dementia care
Palliative care

Situated in Westbourne Park in the London borough of Westminster, Athlone House is a small and intimate home with a family feel.

At the head of the home is registered general nurse and mental health nurse David Coker, who is thrilled that the home has recently received a ‘Good’ Care Quality Commission rating, with a ‘Good’ rating in every single area.

An extract from the recent report highlights the devoted team at Athlone House: “Staff spent time chatting to people to build up a rapport and were attuned to people’s emotional well-being. We heard laughter and friendly conversations throughout the day. This helped to create a relaxed, homely atmosphere within the home.”

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An open door for residents' families and friends

Considering its central location within Westminster, the gardens are very spacious and are a lovely spot where families and visitors join us for summer barbecues and live musical entertainment. If there are special family occasions to celebrate, Athlone House has a room which loved ones and relatives can reserve for a private party.

The menu of home-cooked cuisine is extremely varied and flexible to people’s religious and cultural needs, with Halal and Kosher options available if desired. The chef is always more than happy to provide alternative choices if our residents fancy something a little different to the menu.

National Gold Standards Framework accreditation

The home, which provides nursing, dementia and also palliative care, has gained accreditation in the National Gold Standard Framework for End of Life Care, which is in place to ensure people receive a ‘gold standard’ of personalised care according to their individual wishes.

Namaste is an important part of holistic care for some of the residents at the home. There is a Namaste room as well as mobile sensory equipment which can be taken to people’s individual bedrooms, with soothing lights and relaxing sounds. Staff also use massage and aromatherapy to promote relaxation.

There are a wide variety of activities available at Athlone House, from music and arts and crafts to baking, tea parties and gentle exercise sessions. A mobile hairdresser also visits every week for appointments with the residents.

The home also hosts a number of events throughout the year which people from the local community are invited to, including Care Home Open Day, Silver Sunday and Christmas fayres and carol services.

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Facilities at this home


  • Dining room
  • Ensuite
  • Lounges
  • Namaste room
  • Wheelchair accessible garden
  • Wifi


  • Baking
  • Coffee mornings
  • Day trips
  • Flower Arranging
  • Movies
  • Pamper sessions

Care and support

  • Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Home cooked meals
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry

Stories from the home

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Infection Prevention and Control Inspection Report

Review our latest CQC IPC inspection report (PDF 65KB) for Athlone House. Please refer to page 5 for regulator comments.

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7a Woodfield Road
W9 2BA
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