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Davidson House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Davidson House
Davidson House

Tel: 0131 441 2117

Davidson House is a care facility that looks to demonstrate professional care alongside Christian principles. Personal dignity is placed at the core of the service, with a skilled team providing practical support depending on each individual's needs. The charity was formed in 1865 and has an excellent history for making a difference to vulnerable people's lives.

Group: The Salvation Army

Person in charge: Hilary Forbes (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 40 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 40

Rooms with ensuite WC: 40

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £595

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Davidson House: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Davidson House

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Awards / Recognitions

March 2014

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.2 (8.150)

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Review of Davidson House

As a retired pastor I have many years experience of visiting care homes and now regularly visit my own sister in Davidson House. I find the staff unfailingly helpful and considerate. The facilities and furnishings are on a generous scale and attractively presented. I have never found any of the helpers officious or inattentive or speaking or behaving inappropriately. I consider Davidson House to be exemplary.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Submitted by Denis Bovey (Brother of resident) on Tuesday 3 June 2014.

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