Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus
Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus
Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus

Orchar Nursing Home makes the most of a luxury interior and expert team in order to achieve quality support, was also benefitting from a wonderful location beside the waterfront.

Orchar is registered with the Care Commission to accommodate 40 residents in 38 bedrooms, all en-suite and fully equipped. Most bedrooms boast en-suite wet floor shower rooms. All rooms are single-occupancy but many can also suitably cater for couples.

A spacious, well-appointed dining room, two comfortable, plush lounges and the garden sitting area all overlook the breathtaking, panoramic view. Residents are also welcome to take advantage of a quiet sitting corner, the hairdressing salon, two passenger lifts and off-street parking with level-access.

The appetising, tasty and nutritious menu at Orchar provides residents with a healthy and varied diet. Specific dietary requirements and residents’ preferences are catered for. Meals are served in an elegant dining room, but residents can dine in their own rooms if they wish.

The dedication and devotion of highly-trained staff has established their reputation as an exceptionally ‘friendly and caring Home’. Carers and qualified nurses are on duty twenty four hours a day. Residents’ quality of life is greatly enhanced by the comfortable, warm and safe environment that Orchar provides.

Person in charge: Gillian Hepburn (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 40 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Hearing Impairment • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Single Rooms: 40

Rooms with ensuite WC: 38

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £560 – £750

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • 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

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Orchar Nursing Home: click here

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

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 9.6 (9.555)

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Orchar Nursing Home

My mother moved into Orchar House around a month ago. This care home is staffed by pleasant and caring individuals who go out of their way to ensure the best quality of life for their residents. My mother is extremely happy there and so are we, as her direct family. I could not recommend this care home enough. Staff are diligent, watchful and responsive. My mother is 90 years old and carries the burden of certain health complaints that can accompany the elderly. Staff at Orchar House have been quick to respond to medical concerns and have been instrumental in arranging external health checks by qualified medical personnel specialising in elderly care. The home itself is pretty, the TV room is always well populated, residents are chatty, bright, and so obviously benefiting from such an appropriate and high standard of care. Staff have been delightful to us as a family and we have only praise for the management of this excellent care home. Very highly recommended.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? 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

Orchar Nursing Home

My father was resident at Orchar Nursing Home for the last 18 months of his life. He was made most welcome and settled in well. The staff were always friendly and helpful, and were permanent. The care dad received was excellent, particularly in the last few months of his life, when his condition and disabilities required extra care. He was able to pass away in his own bedroom at Orchar, peacefully, entirely down to the excellent and dignified care provided by Orchar Nursing home.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchar Nursing Home

Standards are very high here, no regrets about coming here. Have improved greatly since coming in, and family are delighted with the care, healthy eating etc. Family don't need to worry now.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

Everything is good, you get a good bed, good food and are well looked after.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

Great location easy to get out and about (with help from staff). Staff are excellent very caring. Views from windows are stunning. Great to have a choice of joining in with different activities or having a quiet time in own room everything you do is personal choice.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchar Nursing Home

My sister has been very happy since she entered the home and manager and staff have been most helpful.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Orchar Nursing Home

View overlooking the river is superb. The lady that shouts in the dining room about Malta is sometimes a pest. Overall I love living here.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

Excellent place to live. I feel very pleased to be here. Everybody is so friendly. I feel safe and an well looked after. I enjoy being in the lounge, talking to staff and other residents. I am very happy and grateful to be living in this home.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchar Nursing Home

Everything I need is done for me. I don't need to ask twice. The staff are very caring and considerate. Food is good and plenty of it.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

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

Orchar Nursing Home

My aunt has been resident at Orchar House Nursing Home for nine months and has settled in well. I am very impressed with the standard of care given by nursing staff and carers and the support and individual care residents receive. Communication between staff and family members is excellent and staff have been helpful and courteous. The nursing home is beautifully situated, light communal rooms have lovely views.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

All staff offer professional and emotional support to all residents. The outlook over the water from the lounges/dining areas are superb.

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchar Nursing Home

I visited several homes before Mum was placed at Orchar. The friendliness, caring attitude, patience all impressed me immediately. The views over the River Tay are second to none while the rooms are clean, fresh, bright and inviting. Standard and quality of meals is excellent. Most of all though, while Mum has been anxious and agitated in the past, she is very contented and settled at Orchar. Best decision I could have made.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

Beautiful home in a lovely setting overlooking River Jay. Top quality levels of care, cleanliness, meals and rooms. Very homely - always feel welcome with options of quiet lounge for more private visit. Irene, the activities co-coordinator does a tremendous job laying on entertainment and activities for all abilities.

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

Orchar Nursing Home

My Mother Arline Easson who has sadly passed away spent the last months of her life in this care home. I was delighted and took much comfort in the kind and caring staff and the welcoming atmosphere there was every time I visited. I was with my Mother as she passed away and the staff were so considerate to my sister and myself for what was a very sad time. Thanks again to the all the Staff for looking after my Mother and in reality all of my family. Regards Edward Easson Ps I would like to send a card to Susan the carer who was very kind to me. The only way I can distinguish her is the girl with the strong Dundee accent. Susan was so kind especially to my son who is 6 years old .

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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