Trusted to care in Colinton, Edinburgh
Cairdean House in Colinton, Edinburgh, provides excellent care for older people in stunning surroundings.
Our skilled and compassionate team provides nursing and residential care for up to 90 older people, including those living with dementia. We also deliver short-term respite care, and sympathetic, discreet end of life care.
Cairdean House has its own coffee shop, hair salon and cinema, and we’re always exploring new ways to make the home more luxurious for residents. We recently refreshed the outdoor terraces and the décor in the coffee shop, and created a more homely atmosphere in our reception area, with comfortable seating, a television and a fireplace.
We believe that moving into a care home is just another part of life, and your loved one should be free to continue enjoying lifelong hobbies and enjoyable outings, and even to try out new interests and experiences. We get out and about around Edinburgh, and we love welcoming friends into our home – whether they’re youngsters from the local nursery, exotic animals or Rabbie Burns himself.
At Cairdean House we offer a range of care services. We always undertake a full needs assessment of every prospective resident before they join us, so you’ll never need to make decisions about your loved one’s care alone.Read more
Every day our colleagues live our values of passionate, caring and teamwork to empower residents to enjoy fulfilling lives.
The dedicated and experienced team at Cairdean House will provide your loved one with care that is completely tailored to their individual needs and wishes.
I remember coming to Cairdean for the first time and thinking how amazing it was. I wished that one day I’d be able to work my way up to manager here – and I have!Gillian GoodallHome Manager
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Public Sector Catering Awards 2021 Finalist
UK Employee Experience Awards 2021 Bronze Winner - Employee Training and Development, Empowering Programme
Health Investor Awards 2021 Finalist - Residential Care Provider of the Year AND Property Developer of the Year
LaingBuisson Awards Finalist 2020
Best Employer Support for Your Registered Manager 2020 AND Most Effective Approach to Leadership and Management 2020
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