Braeside House

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

enquiries.braeside@royalblind.org

Jenny's Well

196 Hawkhead Road
Paisley PA2 7BS
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.

 

Care for Older People Blog

Read our blog to find out more about Braeside House and developments at Jenny's Well.

Jenny's Well Care Assistant James Ross finalist in Scottish Care Awards

James wears a waitcoat and bow tie and hols his certificate for his nomination

Care Assistant James Ross is recognised for his dedication and hard work in the Innovative Practice Award category at the Scottish Care Awards 2018.

Posted: 19/11/2018 | Care for Older People

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Lots of skele-fun at Braeside House Halloween party!

Resident and staff member wear ghost masks

Terrifying tales of witchcraft, ghoulish games and spooky treats were enjoyed by residents at Braeside House yesterday for their frighteningly fun-packed Halloween Party hosted by the Meaningful Activities team.

Posted: 01/11/2018 | Care for Older People

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Two green thumbs up: AON volunteers help out at Braeside House

Aon volunteers smile for camera

Green-fingered volunteers from AON Risk Solutions swapped the office for the garden as they helped spruce up Braeside House’s outdoor spaces.

Posted: 16/10/2018 | Care for Older People

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Mark O'Donnell: Royal Blind aim to end loneliness

William Montgomerie

Written by Mark O'Donnell for The Scotsman.

Posted: 03/10/2018 | Education, Care for Older People, Scottish War Blinded

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Titanic’s tale of wonder and tragedy told at Braeside House

Florence holds an S S Titanic sign

Stories of luxury and tragedy from one of the world’s most famous ships were brought to life at Braeside House yesterday when a touring Titanic exhibition arrived at the home.

Posted: 15/08/2018 | Care for Older People

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Care Home Week: A Day in the Life at Jenny's Well

Stephanie (left) with resident Rita (right).

What does the day in the life of a Royal Blind specialist care home for older people like? Here’s a blog from Meaningful Activity Assistant, Stephanie Kirkwood from Jenny’s Well.

Posted: 11/06/2018 | Care for Older People

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Braeside’s Boogie Beats: Nursery and care home team up for songs and storytelling

Braeside House resident plays with nursery child

Youngsters from a local nursery dropped in on Braeside House residents this week to enjoy some singing, dancing and storytelling.

The care home hosted a special session of Boogie Beats with 10 children from CareBear Nursery.  

Posted: 19/04/2018 | Care for Older People

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Royal Blind statement in response to media reports about RNIB

Text says Royal Blind statement

Royal Blind is saddened in relation to recent media reports about an inquiry into abuse at RNIB care services in Coventry.

We wish to clarify however that we are a completely separate organisation to the RNIB. Royal Blind is Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity. We provide services in Scotland only. Our care services are consistently graded Good and Very Good by the Care Inspectorate.

Posted: 09/04/2018 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

WED 28 FEB - MON 5 MARCH - ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Closures

The Royal Blind School, Kidscene and our Scottish War Blinded centres remain closed for the rest of this week. Royal Blind's head office is also closed and staff are working from home. 

The Scottish War Blinded Linburn Centre will also be closed on Monday 5 March. 

Posted: 28/02/2018 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Braeside House residents create their Playlists for Life

Staff hold Playlist for Life plaque

Music is a powerful force. It can affect the way we think and the way we move. It can also bring back treasured memories, and this is why staff at Braeside House have joined forces with Playlist for Life (PFL), a charity which supports the creation of personal playlists to enhance memories in people with dementia.

Posted: 04/01/2018 | Care for Older People

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