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.

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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Service Spotlight: Braeside House

Two ladies from Braeside House chatting on a sofa

Royal Blind is committed to providing education, care and employment for blind and visually impaired people throughout their lifetime. Braeside House is our service which provides care for older people.

Posted: 26/02/2014 | Care for Older People

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Scotland Office Minister Visits Braeside House

Scotland Office Minister Visits Braeside House

David Mundell MP, Scotland Office Minister, visited Braeside House on Wednesday 9 July 2014 to participate in a current affairs debate with residents.

Many residents were keen to learn about the work of the Scotland Office, who represent the devolved powers of Scotland in Westminster, and discuss the forthcoming referendum.

Posted: 15/07/2014 | 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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It’s all go at Braeside House

Barrie Simcock at Braeside House bowling activity

It’s good to keep body and mind active and to that end Barrie Simcock and Elaine Keay are responsible for a continuous timetable of activities and events that help to keep everyone at Braeside House engaged and entertained.

Posted: 27/04/2015 | Care for Older People

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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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Messing about on the canal

The barge with Braeside residents on deck

With summer (supposedly) upon us, the Braeside House residents have been making the most of the scant Edinburgh sunshine on regular cruises along the Union canal.

Posted: 16/07/2015 | Care for Older People

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Royal Blind to Construct New Care Home for Visually Impaired Older People in the West of Scotland

Royal Blind to Construct New Care Home for Visually Impaired Older People in the West of Scotland

Royal Blind will construct a new care home for visually impaired older people in Paisley.

The new 54 bedroom nursing home in Paisley, located on the corner of Hawkhead Road and Barrhead Road, will provide the same high level of nursing care for older people with visual impairments in the West of Scotland that the charity provides at Braeside House in Edinburgh.

Posted: 12/08/2015 | Care for Older People

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Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Royal Blind (Stand H86) will exhibit at the Independent Living Scotland event on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October 2015.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the services Royal Blind provides to support blind and partially sighted people of all ages across the UK in terms of education, care and employment including the Royal Blind School, Kidscene After-School and Holiday Club, Braeside House, Scottish Braille Press and Forward Vision.

Posted: 16/09/2015 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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