Marchglen Care Centre, Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Marchglen Care Centre, Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Marchglen Care Centre, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

March Glen Care Centre provides a range of specialist care in four dedicated houses arranged around a central day care centre. Located in Fishcross, Alloa and enjoying wonderful views over the Ochil Hills, March Glen is renowned for providing care of the very highest standard in a state of the art facility.

Specialist services that a well-trained team are experienced in looking after include treatment for acquired brain injury and neurology, and effective methods in looking after residents with challenging behavioural problems.

March Glen comprises four houses providing different types of support:

Aberfoyle House

Aberfoyle House supports 5 people living with a learning disability and who require nursing support. Aberfoyle House is equipped to support people who may previously have exhibited challenging behaviours.

Duchray House

Duchray House supports 10 elderly people living with a learning disability who may require nursing support. Duchray House is equipped to support people who may previously have exhibited challenging behaviours.

Avondhu House

Avondhu House supports 10 people living with physical disabilities who require nursing support. Avondhu House is fully equipped to support people living with a range of dystrophies, Huntington’s chorea, Melas Syndrome and other debilitating physical conditions.

Menteith House

Menteith House supports 11 people living with an acquired brain injury and complex needs, which require nursing support.

Linking the four houses is Abercromby Court, a day care centre providing a range of activities, therapies and resources for residents of all four houses.

Group: Caring Homes Group

Person in charge: Tanya Taylor-Smith (Service Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Clackmannanshire Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 36 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Down Syndrome • Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 36

Rooms with ensuite WC: 36

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.

Bed Vacancies

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.4 (8.400)

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Marchglen Care Centre

My Dad received excellent care. March Glen staff have been fantastic, my Dad's m.s has got to the level where he can no longer stay at home. He is happy and even though he is a 45min journey away from me, I'm ok knowing staff like Louise and Leanne are looking after dad.

How likely would you be to recommend Marchglen Care Centre? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Marchglen Care Centre

Caring committed staff. Individual activity programmes for the residents. Welcoming environment, good lines of communication with staff at all levels. Residents feel secure and valued.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Marchglen Care Centre

Excellent care: warm, sincere, caring staff and lovely individual rooms. Well planned and varied activities for the residents.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

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Awards / Recognitions

February 2014

Job Vacancies

Home Manager

Competitive (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time)
Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Registered General Nurse

£12.50 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time)
Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Staff Profiles

Tanya

Tanya Taylor-Smith

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2011

Description:

Tanya has worked with Caring Homes for over 16 years, starting as a newly qualified staff nurse and has worked her way up to become an award winning care home manager. Tanya is a qualified learning disability nurse with extensive experience in all care fields. She completed SVQ Level 4 and achieved her Registered Manager’s Award in 2006.

She enjoys working with the staff team to provide the best possible care to each individual resident within the home. Marchglen provides care for 36 residents within 4 individual units, each with their own care requirements.
Tanya’s philosophy includes that of personal
engagement and interaction along with ensuring that Marchglen care home reflects a homely, caring and supportive environment for residents, staff and visitors.

One of Tanya’s biggest achievements was opening a new unit for acquired Brain Injury whilst manager at another Caring Home, Hillview Court and it went on to win the Scottish Care 2011 ‘Specialist Adult Care’ Award after 5 months of opening.

Tanya enjoys taking on a challenge and will support the staff and residents within the home to strive towards goals that they set. Tanya operates an open door policy for residents, staff and visitors to speak to her and Tanya enjoys taking walks around the home taking time
to talk to everyone.

Tanya’s approach is the same personally as well as professionally. Tanya enjoys taking on new challenges and has achieved goals such as climbing the Munro Hills.

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