Congratulations, Jozi, Balhousie Care’s youngest ever care home manager

We’d like to congratulate Jozi Stables, who took part in our Care in Scotland – It’s life changing work project at the beginning of this year, for becoming Balhousie Care Group’s ... Continue Reading →

Benefits of watching films with care home residents

Researchers from the Universities of Dundee, Edinburgh and University College Dublin have been working on a project called ‘Care Home as Cinematic Community: Enhancing Social Connectivity ... Continue Reading →

Palliative and end of life care learning needs consultation events

Are you involved in the care of, or come into contact with, people with palliative and end of life care needs or their family and carers? If you do, we would like to invite you to a ... Continue Reading →

Standards for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers published

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has published the Standards for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers. The standards are the first in Scotland to apply across all health ... Continue Reading →

Changes to the length of registration periods

From 1 November 2016 the registration period for all workers will be five years, with the exception of social workers whose three year registration period will remain. Who does this ... Continue Reading →

Care home volunteer helps save lost songs of St Kilda

It wasn’t until Trevor Morrison’s melodies caught the ear of care home volunteer Stuart Mackenzie, that the ‘Lost Songs of St Kilda’ were saved from extinction. Trevor Morrison ... Continue Reading →

Rising up through the ranks at Kingdom Homes

When considering a new career, care didn’t seem like an obvious choice for former submariner Andrew Heath but he has shown it can be a rewarding job with lots of opportunities. When ... Continue Reading →

Balhousie staff raise money for residents with Munro hike

Forty one staff and relatives from Balhousie Care Group raised over £1,000 for the Resident’s Comfort Fund with a hike up Glen Clova on Saturday 4 June. With the heat making ... Continue Reading →

Caring – it’s life changing work

Carers Week highlights and recognises the invaluable contribution the 750,000 carers in Scotland make to families and communities. Many people who have experienced caring for family ... Continue Reading →

Are you taking part in Care Home Open Day 2016?

Care Home Open Day is being held on 17 June 2016.  It is a UK wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to their local communities. Thousands of care homes across the ... Continue Reading →