Melville Dykes Road, Lasswade EH18 1AH
Pittendreich Care Centre is the former country home of an eminent local judge and situated close to Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh.
The home, which has been extensively refurbished and re-decorated, is dedicated to the nursing care of 27 older people. Modern equipment and facilities ensure the health and safety of residents with limited mobility.
The activities co-ordinator organises regular games and hobbies including bingo, scrabble and arts and crafts as well as a programme of visits, including trips to nearby Blair Drummond, and particularly popular, The Highland Show.
Group: St Philips Care Group
Person in charge: Lesley Wise (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Midlothian Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 27 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Detention Under Mental Health Act • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Substance Misuse
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: We welcome enquiries from NHS, Social Work Department and on a private basis as well. Ages 60+.
Single Rooms: 27
Shared Rooms: 0
Rooms with ensuite WC: 13
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Visitors welcome to look around the home at any time that suits. Manager/deputy manager will organise a show around the home and give all information requested
The home has on-site parking
Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Pittendreich Care Centre: click here
* 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 Pittendreich Care Centre