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.

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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St Mirren FC help Royal Blind reach fundraising goals in Paisley

Two of our volunteers outside St Mirren FC grounds with a collection bucket

St Mirren FC proved themselves to be winners both on and off the pitch, when they helped Royal Blind raise over £340 with a bucket collection at their home game against Falkirk FC last weekend.

Posted: 10/08/2017 | Care for Older People

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Open Day to view new services in Paisley

Hawkhead Centre under construction

We are holding an Open Day for the public to view our new services in Paisley before they officially open on 30 September from 10am - 3pm.

Posted: 03/08/2017 | Care for Older People, Scottish War Blinded

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Welcome to new Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell!

Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded have officially welcomed their new Chief Executive, Mark O’Donnell.

Posted: 04/07/2017 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Royal Blind bids fond farewell to Chief Executive Richard Hellewell

Richard rides a bike with a pupil

Royal Blind today bids a fond farewell to Chief Executive Richard Hellewell who is retiring after 10 years at the helm.

Posted: 30/06/2017 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Residents pen poems for Braeside House posters

Residents laughing with Braeside staff

Residents of Braeside House have produced two poems, incorporating happy memories of their favourite activities.

Posted: 18/04/2017 | Care for Older People

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