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Braeside House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Braeside House
Braeside House

Tel: 0131 270 3020

Braeside House is a care home for older people who have a visual impairment, which provides quality individual care in a homely supportive environment. Braeside House is run by the charity Royal Blind and based in South Edinburgh, close to bus routes and local shops. Can provide 24 hour relationship centred care for 70 residents. The home has 70 single bedrooms, with en suite facilities. The activity team runs a full and varied programme for residents. Take Social Work funded residents at the nationally agreed fee level as well as private residents. All receive the same standard of care, facilities and service.

Group: Royal Blind

Person in charge: Morag Francis (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 70 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Registered blind or visually impaired. Ages 70+.

Single Rooms: 70

Rooms with ensuite WC: 70

Weekly Charges Guide: Nursing Care Single from £941

Facilities & Services: Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Braeside House: click here

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

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.2 (8.174)

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Review of Braeside House

Good variety of meals. Modern building with roof garden which gives a magnificent view of Edinburgh and the coast, used well from the Spring. Residents have own bathroom(toilet and hand basin). Spacious dining rooms and lounges, nicely furnished. Sitting rooms and TV rooms and music usually playing (discreetly).

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Petra W (Sister of resident) on Tuesday 20 May 2014.

Review of Braeside House

Braeside is a well staffed, well managed home, providing excellent care in a purpose built building with a pleasant environment. Staff are very attentive. Meals are excellent. All requests are responded to and facilitated.

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

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Doreen Penman (Daughter of resident) on Thursday 17 October 2013.

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