Galashiels Nursing Home

Kirkbrae, Galashiels TD1 1NJ

Galashiels Nursing Home provides long-term, short-term and respite care for up to 37 older people, 24 hours a day. Located in large grounds with accessible gardens, the home is dedicated to providing personalised care that allows residents to maintain dignity and individuality, and avoid de-personalisation and institutionalisation, ensuring full physical and psychological potential is reached.

The home offers 18 single bedrooms, nine single en-suite rooms, three double rooms and two double en-suite bedrooms. These can be fully furnished but residents are also welcome to bring their own furniture and memorabilia to personalise their rooms.

Menus at the home offer a wide selection and are changed daily. These can be provided for visitors as well as residents, should family and friends wish to visit at mealtimes, and dietary requirements are catered for. Snacks, fruit and hot beverages are also available, day and night.

Residents can take part in a variety of activities within the home and surrounding area. These are organised by an activities assistant and take into consideration the needs, interests and abilities of each resident. Trips and days out are also offered to residents. Two hairdressers visit the home on a weekly basis and staff are happy to assist residents who wish to continue to use services such as these outside of the home.

Owner: Pryce & Co Ltd

Person in charge: Tracey Hair (Registered 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 37 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 25

Shared Rooms: 6

Rooms with ensuite WC: 5

Weekly Charges Guide: Nursing Care Single from £408 , Nursing Care Shared (per person) from £386 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Galashiels Nursing Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: 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 • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

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

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

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