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Care homes in Scotland

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Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Communal Lounge of Carrickstone House Care Home in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire

Carrickstone House

Glasgow, G68 0GAFour Seasons Health Care

Surrounded by stunning countryside, Carrickstone House, located in a pleasant residential area in Cumbernauld provides expert residential, dementia, nursing and nursing dementia care to the elderly. This welcoming Four Seasons Health Care establishment boasts a range of contemporary facilities to help residents feel at home, including tastefully decorated bedrooms, some of which are equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of cosy communal lounges, a library, an on-site hairdresser and manicured gardens with a stunning patio area. Thanks to the dedicated team of activity coordinators here at Carrickstone House, residents can enjoy a variety of activities whether it be getting stuck in with the gardening or indulging in a favourite novel.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,094 weekly

Communal area of Caledonian Court in Larbert, Falkirk

Caledonian Court

Larbert, FK5 4NACare UK

Situated in the small town of Larbert near Falkirk, Caledonian Court care home provides expert dementia, nursing, nursing dementia, respite and end-of-life care to the elderly in a warm and comfortable environment. This welcoming Care UK home boasts a range of modern facilities that ensure residents spend their later years in luxury, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a café, a hair and beauty salon, a cinema room, manicured gardens and a library. Whether it be diving into a new novel in the library or a pamper session in the salon, the dedicated team of activity coordinators here at Caledonian Court ensure no two days are the same.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Very goodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,089 weekly

Communal Area of Roselea Court Care Home in Stirling, Scotland

Roselea Court

Stirling, FK8 2APIndependent Care Home

A brand-new, purpose-built care home located in the St Ninians suburb of Stirling in central Scotland, Roselea Court Care Home offers residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for up to 50 residents. The highly-skilled care team takes a person-centred approach to care, helping residents to feel safe, comfortable and engaged at all times. With modern ensuite bedrooms, a hair salon, garden, cinema and plenty of communal spaces, there’s always lots to do at Roselea Court and residents are encouraged to choose and personalise their own daily routine - from joining in with daily activities, to partaking in visits to the local community.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • UngradedCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,350 weekly

Rawyards House care home

Rawyards House

Airdrie, ML6 7EJAbbey Healthcare

Conveniently located across from Airdrie’s leisure centre and Rawyards Park, Rawyards House is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia, nursing, palliative and respite care to the elderly. This modern Abbey Healthcare home boasts a range of luxurious facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, inviting dining areas, manicured gardens, a hairdressing salon and a cinema. The dedicated team ensures there is never a dull moment, from salon treatments and garden strolls to arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone here at Rawyards House.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £920 weekly

Campsie View care home

Campsie View

Glasgow, G66 1QYFour Seasons Health Care

Situated in the ‘The Canal Capital of Scotland’, Kirkintilloch, Campsie View Care is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, nursing and dementia care to the elderly. This well-established Four Seasons Health Care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, some of which are equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a cinema, inviting dining areas and a manicured garden where residents can spend time during the warmer months. With plenty to do on the doorstep and a jam-packed activity programme, Campsie View residents always have something to look forward to.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £995 weekly

Carnbroe care home

Carnbroe

Coatbridge, ML5 4PGMinster Care Group

Ideally located on the outskirts of the friendly village of Carnbroe, Carnbroe Care Centre provides high-quality nursing and dementia care to those in need in a warm and comforting environment. Inside this excellent Minster Care Group Home, residents can find a wide range of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, decadent dining rooms, manicured gardens and a luxurious hairdressing salon. Whether it be relaxing in the garden, enjoying a game of bingo or indulging in a pamper session in the salon, the dedicated team here at Carnbroe Care Centre ensure no two days are the same.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £975 weekly

Communal Lounge of Springvale  Care Home in Glasgow, Scotland

Springvale

Glasgow, G66 7HAIndependent Care Home

Sitting in the East Dunbartonshire town of Lennoxtown, Springvale Care Home provides expert residential, dementia, respite and nursing care to the elderly in a luxurious yet homely environment. This purpose-built care home has been specifically designed with residents in mind and is home to a wealth of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a choice of decadent communal lounges, inviting fine dining spaces, a cinema room, a hair and beauty salon, a library and perfectly manicured gardens. From a pamper session in the salon to book club in the library, the dedicated team of activity coordinators ensure there is something for everyone here at Bankhouse.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,450 weekly

Whitefield Lodge care home

Whitefield Lodge

Glasgow, G66 7JWFour Seasons Health Care

Surrounded by stunning countryside in Lennoxtown, at the foot of the Campsie Hills, Whitefield Lodge is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, nursing, nursing dementia, respite, palliative and end of life care to the elderly. This well-established Four Seasons Health Care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a bright and airy conservatory, a cosy library area, manicured gardens with a patio area and furry friends are even welcome here. The dedicated team of activity coordinators ensure no two days are the same here at Whitefield Lodge, whether it be a countryside walk or indulging in a classic novel in the library.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,126 weekly

Mossvale care home

Mossvale

Glasgow, G33 5PTIndependent Care Home

Nestled within the secluded suburbs of Glasgow’s East End, Mossvale is an impressive care home that provides expert residential, nursing and dementia care to the elderly. This welcoming purpose-built care establishment is home to a wide range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home straight away, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a stylish bar lounge area, a luxurious hairdressing salon, a communal computer area, a cinema and manicured gardens. The dedicated team of activity coordinators ensure no two days are the same here at Mossvale Care Home, whether it be a pamper session in the salon or getting lost in a novel in the library.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,350 weekly

Burlington Court care home

Burlington Court

Glasgow, G33 3NHFour Seasons Health Care

Ideally located in a friendly residential area of Queenslie, close to Glasgow, Burlington Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, nursing, nursing dementia, respite, palliative and end of life care to the elderly. This well-established Four Seasons Health Care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a bright and airy conservatory and manicured gardens with an inviting patio area. The comprehensive activity programme ensures there is never a dull moment here at Burlington Court, from day trips and pet therapy to visiting entertainers and gardening, there really is something for everyone here.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £901 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Scotland.

How many care homes are there in Scotland?

We have 84 care homes in Scotland, including Dounemount and Glennie House. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Scotland?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Scotland, the average cost of care is £1,322. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Scotland?

We have 75 in Scotland that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Scotland care homes offer residential care?

We have 55 care homes in Scotland that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Scotland offer dementia care?

We have 71 Scotland care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.

What Scotland care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 66 care homes in Scotland that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Scotland that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

46 Scotland care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to Scotland

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Scotland. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Scotland

If your elderly loved one enjoys gentle and relaxing walking, it’s difficult to imagine a better place to live than Scotland. Cities such as Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness contain some of the country’s best care homes.

You can use our detailed home listings to make your search for a care home in Scotland much easier. We provide lots of information surrounding each home, including care home costs per week and the different types of care available.

Many of our care homes are perfectly located to enjoy the very best Scotland has to offer - including popular attractions like Edinburgh Castle and the mysterious Loch Ness. When in a residential care home or nursing care home in Scotland, your loved one will be able to try out many meaningful activities while also forming friendships in later life.

In a Scottish care home, a bespoke care plan will be created for your loved one. This plan will detail how much support is required, along with things like medical history and medication. Our homes also offer lots of fun care home activities for your loved one to enjoy.

Let our friendly care experts help you find the best care home for yourself or your loved one.

Popular Locations in Scotland

Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is home to the famous Edinburgh Castle. This tourist attraction is popular with people of all ages and has dominated the city’s skyline since it was built in the 12th century.

Isle of Skye

Known as ‘Cloud Island’ because of the heavy mists that often immerse the isle, Skye is the largest of Scotland’s inner isles. Here, you can explore jaw-dropping sights and numerous quaint villages with your loved ones.

Inverness

The small city of Inverness is perhaps best associated with the Loch Ness monster. Legend says this mythical creature has made its home in the loch for many years. Here, you’ll also find the beautiful Urquhart Castle - a popular tourist attraction amongst older adults.

Have you considered retirement living?

Not ready for a care home yet? Retirement living offers retirees an alternative housing option, where individuals can continue to live independently, but in a convenient and low-maintenance home-from-home environment. Explore these different retirement housing options, which offer varying levels of facilities, domestic support, and on-demand care services.

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