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Forefaulds Care Home in Lanarkshire

33 - 39 Blackbraes Road, Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, G74 3JY
Nursing care, Dementia care, Palliative care, Respite care
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Forefaulds is situated Situated in the residential area of Calderwood, a short drive from East Kilbride town centre, the home is a stone’s throw from some lovely local attractions, including the National Museum of Rural Life and Calderglen Country Park.

Our dedicated team provides a range of care and support for our residents, including nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care.

Accommodation

Forefaulds has 53 spacious bedrooms, most of which are en-suite, all come with nurse call systems for extra peace of mind. They also have television and telephone points.

The home has three communal lounges which are the perfect place to catch up with loved ones, join in with an activity or simply relax.

Our residents can also enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in the company of others, in our welcoming dining rooms.

The home also boasts special environments to promote the wellbeing of our residents living with dementia. These include our reminiscence room, filled with vintage items from the 1930s and 1940s. There is also a ‘Spirit Within’ lounge, which is a calming and soothing area where we play relaxing sounds such as running water and bird song.

The home has two attractive, secure courtyard gardens, with raise flower beds for our residents who like to do a spot of light gardening.

Forefaulds’s features include:

  • Spacious bedrooms (most en-suite)
  • Communal lounge and dining areas
  • Reminiscence room
  • Quiet room
  • Dedicated activities leader
  • Home-cooked seasonal menus
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Minibus for day trips

Our team

Our care team is on-hand 24 hours a day, every day of the year and staff are dedicated to delivering care with kindness.

To ensure we continue to provide the best standards of care and support to our residents, we recruit and train only the best staff.

Whilst they receive a variety of on-going training to ensure their skills remain up-to-date, along with an enhanced PVG check, it is their dedication to our residents which makes them truly special.

Activities

We believe it is important that our residents spend their time as they choose, so have a dedicated activities person to support them to take part in interesting activities, rekindle old past times and try new things.

Regular activities on offer include gentle exercise classes, pet therapy sessions, visits from children at our local nursery, arts and crafts and games, including garden games.

Our residents also enjoy trips out in our minibus to places of interest, including the theatre, cinema and barge trips. Representatives from our local church also regularly conduct services within the home.

The home also has a hairdressing salon for our residents, who can enjoy weekly visits from our mobile hairdresser.

Care and Support

We pride ourselves on treating people as individuals, so all our residents have care plans tailored to their individual medical, social and emotional needs. We review care plans on a regular basis and involve family and friends in this process wherever possible.

The range of personal care services we can provide, in partnership with local professionals, include:

  • ​Chiropody
  • Hairdressing
  • Optical care
  • ​Dental care
  • GP
  • Key worker

Home-cooked meals

Our catering team prides themselves on preparing nutritious, seasonal home-cooked meals.

Residents help us to shape the menus and our catering team spends time with them to get feedback on the dishes and their likes and dislikes. They are also able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Contact us

If you would like more information about our care home or have any questions, please feel free to contact us either via the yellow ‘contact us by phone’ button above or the yellow ‘contact us’ button below.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit to our care home so you can meet our residents and team and see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

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