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Strachan House Care Home

Very goodCare Inspectorate Rating
1 / 7

Care Home Location

Craigcrook Rd,  Edinburgh, EH4 3PE
Bus Stop0.06 miles
Local Pub0.90 miles
Train Station3.30 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles


Situated in the stunning city of Edinburgh, near Craigcrook Castle, Strachan House is a well-designed purpose-built nursing home that provides expert nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This wonderful Barchester Healthcare home boasts a wealth of modern amenities to help residents feel at home right away, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of cosy communal lounges, a hairdressing salon, inviting dining spaces, manicured gardens and a bright and airy conservatory. The dedicated team of activity coordinators here at Strachan House ensure no two days are the same, whether it be a light exercise class or getting stuck in with the gardening, there’s an activity for everyone.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1996
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

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Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

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Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

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Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Inspectorate (Scotland)' to provide these categories of care.

Care Inspectorate Rating

Very goodOverall Rating
How well do we support people's wellbeing?
How good is our leadership?
Very good
How good is our staff team?
Very good
How good is our setting?
Very good
How well is care and support planned?
Care Inspectorate Publication Date: 09/07/2021

Care Home Facilities

Care Home Activities

Where is Strachan House located?

It is situated in Edinburgh and is close to popular amenities.

What types of elderly care are available at Strachan House?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Strachan House have?

Currently, there are 83 beds at the home.

Who owns Strachan House?

This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Strachan House, including: Arts & Crafts, Hair & Beauty Treatments, Beer, Cocktail & Wine

What is the cost of care at Strachan House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Strachan House the cost of care starts from £1,811 per week.