Camilla House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Camilla House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Camilla House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Camilla House offers a range of quality and personalised care services, including long-term residential care, respite and palliative care, as well as specialising in looking after people with dementia.

A thorough and efficient care service includes the use of modern technology, a pleasant living environment that can be adapted to personal taste and circumstance, and an activities programme to improve the physical fitness of residents.

Camilla House maintains close contact with leading medical organisations and health professionals, allows staff to experience specialist training and keep up-to-date with developments in dementia care.

Group: Embrace

Person in charge: David Brand (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 39 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 27

Shared Rooms: 6

Rooms with ensuite WC: 7

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • 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 • Television point in own room

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

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.4 (8.352)

The user Review Score of 8.4 for Camilla House is based on 6 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.352 is made up of 4.444 Points relating to the ratings and 3.908 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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Camilla House is a beautiful building with excellent facilities and a very high standard of cleanliness. The general atmosphere is very pleasant. The staff are extremely hard-working - nothing seems to be too much trouble for them - and they are very attentive, caring and friendly towards residents.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Extremely LIKELY

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: Excellent

The home is very clean and staff are very friendly. The home has a 'homely' feel and we are very pleased with the care dad receives. The home keeps us well informed and it's great having open visiting. Dad is treated with dignity and respect which means so much to us.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Extremely LIKELY

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

I have found the care home to be friendly and clean. My mother has been treated with both dignity and respect. Staff are always friendly and helpful and residents and visitors/families and friends have a friendly relationship with staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Happy with my wife's treatment, everything's top. She is well looked after,my wife has been a resident for four years.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Extremely LIKELY

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: Excellent

Staff are friendly and happy to offer assistance with any issues arising. Open visiting is a bonus as working life varies as shift work.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Satisfactory

Activities: Good

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Any time I have been to visit John he has appeared fresh and clean. He has settled now and relies on the routine of his day and has chosen his seat in the hallway. Staff always happy to offer tea and coffee and stop for a chat.

How likely would you be to recommend Camilla House? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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