Glencairn House Care Home

care, comfort and understanding

SERVICES
We understand that choosing the right care is an extremely important decision, and we’re here to help in any way we can. At Glencairn House we provide the following care services: 
 
  • Residential Care
Our residential care services cater for people needing support with daily living activities. All of our residents have their own Individual Care Plan, recognising their individual needs and wishes.
 
  • Palliative
We focus on wellbeing while controlling pain and other symptoms in a comfortable and comforting environment.
 
  • Short Term Respite 
Our short term care services allow carers the time to recharge their batteries while offering their loved ones a temporary retreat 
 
  • Dementia
Trained staff provide residents with individual specialised dementia care and support
  1. Personal Care
    Personal facilities provided within Glencairn by outside professionals include ... Hairdresser ~ Chiropodist ~ Optician ~ Physio Residents' laundry is also done in-house by our staff (at no extra cost)
  2. Trained Staff
    Our approach is underpinned by investment in staff training and quality assurance. To maintain the highest possible standards, all staff are encouraged to undertake SCOTVEC qualifications.
  3. Health Specialists
    Medical needs are referred to the resident's General Practitioner and the home is located close to St Margaret's Health Centre which provides a complete medical service. A GP will be allocated to you if your present doctor cannot look after you when you come to Glencairn
FEES & FINANCIAL MATTERS
Our fees vary and are based on an assessment of the individual care needs. Some people may be eligible for financial help towards the cost of care, this is determined on an individual basis. Our Care Home Manager will be able to discuss these matters further with you.
 
Further information
 
Care Information Scotland is an impartial and consumer friendly website providing information on all aspects of care funding including Local Authority assessments, care entitlements, costs of care, ways of paying for care and arranging care for someone else. There is also an online Chat facility if you need specific advice. 
ACTIVITIES
 
Activities are an important part of the daily life at Glencairn House. We have our own mini-bus to enable regular excursions to shops & cafes. 
  • Activity Officer support for Hobbies
  • Music appreciation and interaction
  • Recreational outings
  • Chair based - board games & reading library
  • Outside Entertainers
  • Walking
  • Garden recreation
  • Christmas Carol Concert
  • Other seasonal events
  • Church service every week in our lounge
  • Visitors are welcome to join residents at meal times