Braeside House

81 Liberton Brae
Edinburgh EH16 6LE
Tel: 0131 270 3020

enquiries.braeside@royalblind.org

Jenny's Well

196 Hawkhead Road
Paisley PA2 7BE
Tel: 0141 370 7950

enquiries.jennyswell@royalblind.org

Braeside House and Jenny's Well are part of the national charity Royal Blind, charity number SC017167.

 

Sight loss criteria

Our care homes offer nursing care to older people with visual impairment, including those who may have other medical needs such as dementia. 

Residents need to be either:

  • Registered blind OR
  • Partially sighted OR
  • Have a diagnosed sight impairment which significantly impacts on day to day living and independence.

If couples, close relatives or friends wish to register together, only one of them has to meet the above sight loss criteria. 

Sight conditions could include, but are not limited to:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cataracts
  • Stroke related visual impairment.