Braeside House

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

Jenny's Well

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

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.

Time to raise awareness of Self-directed Support

Donald Macaskill delivering a speech

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care, blogs on the reform of health and social care and our joint research into Self-directed support.

Posted: 08/11/2019 | Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care


International Volunteer Managers Day

Volunteer Development Manager James with volunteer Daichi


Volunteer Development Manager for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded James Whyte, explains why volunteers are vital for the charity.

Posted: 05/11/2019 | Adult Services, Care for Older People, Scottish War Blinded


Jenny's Well resident writes thank you note in Braille for the 'wonderful food.'

Jenny's Well resident writes thank you note in  Braille for the 'wonderful food.'

A big thank you in Braille to the Chef at Jenny's Well from resident James Mowat.


Posted: 04/06/2019 | Care for Older People


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


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


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


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


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


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