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.

Moving on up! Braeside House Manager, Morag Francis, promoted to Older People Services Manager

Morag, Braeside House manager

Congratulations to Braeside House Manager, Morag Francis, who has been promoted to a brand new role within Royal Blind.

Posted: 17/08/2016 | 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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Game, set and match! Braeside House residents battle it out in Wimbledon quiz

Game, set and match! Braeside House residents battle it out in Wimbledon quiz

Residents of Braeside House took part in a tennis quiz today to mark the start of this summer's Wimbledon Championships. 

Posted: 30/06/2016 | Care for Older People

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National Glaucoma Awareness Week: What is glaucoma and how is it treated?

National Glaucoma Awareness Week: What is glaucoma and how is it treated?

Glaucoma is the name given to a group of conditions which damage the optic nerve. The eyeball contains a fluid called aqueous humour which is constantly produced by the eye, with any excess drained though tubes.

Posted: 10/03/2016 | 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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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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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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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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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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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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