Colinton Care Home is located in Edinburgh's Merchiston area and is convenient for shops, amenities, public transport and Edinburgh City Bypass. Princess Street and the city centre are just 10 minutes by car. The home offers nursing, respite, palliative, and dementia care.
This purpose built care home has been extensively refurbished with updated facilities and redecorated rooms, and provides accommodation in single occupancy rooms, all of which have en-suite facilities.
Colinton features TV lounges and quiet sitting rooms for relaxation. Separate dining rooms, where residents can socialise at meal times are also available. The home provides restaurant style dining and meals are cooked by their chef using local and fresh produce. Residents can select from the daily choices available. Special diets can be catered for.
Residents may benefit from the regular visits made to the home by an experienced hair stylist, chiropodist and physiotherapist. If required, complementary therapies can be arranged.
The home provides a range of activities for residents. The recreation and activities team oversee everything: from theatre and beach trips to excursions to the safari park in Sterling.
Welcome to brighterkind - a new approach to care.
Choosing care is life changing. It should be a change for the good, another stage in life to be embraced. Which is why brighterkind offer a different kind of care experience, one that focuses on creating real quality of life.
Winner of the HealthInvestor 2017 Residential Care Provider of the Year, brighterkind has an approach that the judges described as 'inspirational'. Using the group's Magic Moments activity and lifestyle programme, residents are able to have their wishes realised as well as participate in activities and outdoor pursuits that reach mind, body and soul.
Through personal and nursing care, recreation and activities, and quality food and dining, this group are putting residents' happiness and health at the heart of their philosophy. It's an approach they believe is essential as people are living longer. It's why brighterkind care.
brighterkind care is offered in care homes across Scotland, England and Jersey.