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.

 

Press Releases - Care for Older People

'Therapony' proves big hit with care home residents

Smiling resident hugs mini Shetland pony

Press Release | 21/09/2017

Residents of a care home for blind and partially sighted older people were paid a visit by a special four-legged friend.

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Braeside House residents welcome new private family rooms

Braeside resident, Suzanne laughs with a friend in a new private family room

Press Release | 05/02/2016

For many families spending quality time together involves having a meal around the dinner table. Now residents of Braeside House, in the Liberton area of Edinburgh, will be able to do just that as they entertain visitors in the nursing home’s new private family spaces. 

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Braeside House win at Scottish Care Awards

Pat Gibson with her award and balloons

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A senior carer at Royal Blind’s care home for older people, Braeside House in Liberton has won a coveted award at the Scottish Care Awards.

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Braeside Resident celebrates 100th birthday

Mary with her birthday card from the Queen

Press Release | 16/12/2019

The big 100 for Braeside resident Mary Mullen

Braeside resident Mary Mullen celebrated her 100th birthday with a card  from the Queen and a party full of family and friends who came from far and wide to celebrate with her.

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Call for action as people with sight loss miss out on Self-directed Support

A resident and carer choosing fruit from a plate

Press Release | 07/11/2019

Research by Scotland’s biggest sight loss charity Royal Blind has revealed low awareness among blind and partially sighted people of the Scottish Government’s flagship social care policy.

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Care home opens its doors for summer fete

Jenny's Well exterior

Press Release | 01/08/2018

A care home for blind and partially sighted older people is opening its doors to the public on Saturday for its first ever summer fete.

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Care home residents sing war-time classic for families

Care home residents sing war-time classic for families

Press Release | 27/03/2020

Spirits are high at Royal Blind’s care homes, despite the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak.

Jenny’s Well care home residents pining for loved ones sang a rousing rendition of the war-time classic “We’ll Meet Again” earlier this week.

The 1939 song, sung by English singer Vera Lynn, was popular during WWII when soldiers left their families, friends and loved ones to fight in Europe.

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First Minister highlights impact of sight loss at opening of specialist home

First Minister and Josie Lewis

Press Release | 28/03/2018

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has highlighted the issue of sight loss experienced by hundreds of thousands of older people in Scotland.

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Food safety award for Jenny’s Well

Councillors present staff with award

Press Release | 05/12/2018

A care home for blind and partially sighted older people has been presented with a prestigious food safety award.

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Historic Edinburgh business to expand after record growth

City West building

Press Release | 18/04/2017

An historic Edinburgh business will relocate to a larger premises as it prepares to boost its workforce.

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