Braeside House

81 Liberton Brae
Edinburgh EH16 6LE
Tel: 0131 270 3020
Fax: 0131 270 3021

Braeside House is part of the national charity Royal Blind, charity number SC017167.



Jenny's Well, Paisley

Artist scretch of Jenny's Well care home












New care home opening in October 2017

Jenny's Well is a new care home in Paisley, Renfrewshire, that is currently being constructed by Scottish charity Royal Blind. Jenny's Well will offer nursing care to older people with visual impairment, including those that may have other medical needs such as dementia. 

Jenny's Well will welcome residents who are funded privately as well as through social care. All residents will receive the same high standard of expert care and accommodation. 

A care home for visually impaired older people

Residents at Jenny's Well need to be registered blind, be partially sighted or have a visual impairment that significantly impacts on their independence. This could include sight conditions such as:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cataracts
  • Stroke related visual impairment. 

Jenny's Well is being purpose built for visually impaired people. Find out more about our facilities.

Specially trained staff

Our staff will all be fully trained in working with visually impaired people as well as dealing with complex care issues including dementia. We offer excellent terms and conditions with salaries at the Living Wage so that we can attract attract experienced, quality people and have a high staff retention.

The staff will be expertly led by Morag Francis, our Older People's Services Manager, who has 24 years of experience working for Royal Blind care homes. Most recently Morag was Manager at our Edinburgh care home, Braeside House. Morag will ensure that our experience of running Braeside House and Royal Blind's ethos are embedded into running our new care home, Jenny's Well. 


Registrations are now open for residents that require a place from 2 October. If you would like a place, please complete our registration form

If you would like to request a brochure, please use the form below. 

Applying for statutory funding

It is advisable to speak to your local authority's social care department as early as possible about potential funding. 

Find out more about funding care home costs on the Care Information Scotland website.

Open Day

On Saturday 30 September Jenny's Well is holding an open day. Come along to have a look round before we officially open. Please let us know if you plan to come so we can estimate numbers. 

Jenny's Well Brochure Request Form