Erskine Ferry Road, Bishopton PA7 5PU
The Erskine Home in Bishopton opened in 2000. The home offers long term and respite care and looks after 180 residents in six houses, two of which specialise in dementia services.
At The Erskine Home, the usual range of services are complemented by the popular Royal Scots Shop, staffed by volunteers, Harry's Cafe and the nearby Erskine Garden Centre and Vanishing Willows cafe.
Group: Erskine Hospital
Person in charge: Caroline Shotter (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Renfrewshire Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 180 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Anyone, including their spouse or widow/er, who has served in The Armed Forces for at least 1 day is eligible. Erskine welcomes those who have served either as a Regular or on National Service in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army or Royal Air Force. This includes volunteers and regular reserves. Ex members of the Merchant marine who were deployed on active service; the current spouse of those listed above; members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary; members of the Home Guard or the widow/widower of any of the above, unless the spouse has remarried..
Single Rooms: 180
Rooms with ensuite WC: 180
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • 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.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at The Erskine Home