Knowesouth, Jedburgh TD8 6ST
Knowesouth Nursing Home is situated close to the Scottish Borders town of Jedburgh and is dedicated to the specialist care of older people with dementia. The country house has 13 beds and is surrounded by mature parkland and gardens.
The therapeutic approach of care at Knowesouth is achieved through the close working relationships between care and nursing staff at the home together with community psychiatric nurses, local GPs and the dedicated geriatric care team at the Borders General Hospital and Couldshields Assessment Unit.
The home prides itself on strong relationships with families and friends of the residents and welcome visitors daily.
Residents are encouraged to take part in a range of hobbies and past-times arranged by the dedicated activities co-ordinator who plans a varied programme everyday. In the grounds of Knowesouth there is Oakview, an extension to the house, providing 36 modern and well-equipped bedrooms.
Group: St Philips Care Group
Person in charge: Robin Laing (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Scottish Borders Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 50 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Ages 60+.
Single Rooms: 32
Shared Rooms: 9
Rooms with ensuite WC: 27
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile
Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Knowesouth Nursing Home: click here
* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.
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