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.

A four legged visitor is welcomed at Braeside

A four legged visitor is welcomed at Braeside

A new four legged friend was warmly welcomed to Braeside House recently.

Posted: 25/05/2015 | Care for Older People

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Allsorts at Braeside House!

The Allsorts, singing at Braeside House

With their liquorice-allsort themed scarves, this troupe of female singers don't just sing sweetly, they dress the part too.

Posted: 09/12/2014 | Care for Older People

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Braeside House Inspection Report

Braeside House resident with relative

We are delighted that Braeside House has received an excellent report from the Care Inspectorate.

Posted: 19/12/2014 | Care for Older People

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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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Braeside House residents have their say on new Paisley care home

Jenny's Well care home exterior

Residents of Royal Blind’s Edinburgh care home for older people have been giving their tips on putting the finishing touches to a brand new service under construction in the West of Scotland.

Posted: 01/02/2017 | Care for Older People

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Braeside House residents visit Rosslyn Chapel

Braeside House residents at Rosslyn Chapel

Braeside House residents enjoyed a day out to the beautiful Rosslyn Chapel.

Posted: 08/08/2016 | Care for Older People

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Braeside House residents welcome £4,000 garden makeover

Residents explore sensory herb garden

Green-fingered residents of Royal Blind’s Braeside House are looking forward to spring after the nursing home’s garden underwent a makeover that Alan Titchmarsh would be proud of.

Posted: 21/01/2016 | 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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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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Elderflowers Visit Braeside House

Elderflowers Visit Braeside House

Residents at Braeside House are being entertained on a fortnightly basis by two jolly characters this autumn – Blossom Elderflower and Honeybunch. Wearing red noses and brightly coloured clothes, Blossom and Honeybunch use a combination of improvisation, puppetry, music and plenty of humour.

But they are not only there to make the residents laugh.

Posted: 26/11/2013 | Care for Older People

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