The Best Retirement Village in Edinburgh

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5 East Suffolk Road, Edinburgh EH16 5PH

Flat-Screen Televisions, Private Phone Line, Nursing, Respite, Dementia and Palliative Care, Public Transport, Minibus, Transport, Lift, Stairlift, Wheelchair Access & Gardens for Residents

They have 60 bedrooms set across three floors

Open 24 hours

My brother has been here for approximately 2 years and he is 84, he has moderate dementia and has very limited physical ability and variable ability to feed himself. My family and I are very pleased with the excellent care provided for my brother, who is doing well at the care home. He is cheerful and visits are good with myself or my family. His room is bright, cheerful and the staff have arranged a large board for cards, letters, items relating to his past occupation and photos - a very good
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185 Redford Road, Colinton, Edinburgh EH13 9PN

Since 2013

Dementia Care, Nursing Care, Residential Care, Respite Care, Armchairs, Dietician, Palm Lounge, Hair Salon, Cinema, Public Transport, Minibus for Outings, Transport, Lift, Wheelchair Access, Gardens for Residents, Bar, Cafe on Premises, Residents Kitchenette, Phone Point & Television Point

Family and friends of residents can come and visit the care home whenever they like, day or night, and stay for as long as they wish

Price: Starts from £1195

Always open

When I realised that my mother's dementia meant that she could no longer live safely in her own home, I wanted her to move to Edinburgh to live near me. I had watched Cairdean House being built and she came to stay soon after it opened. The care she has received has taken a great deal of worry from my shoulders. I know she is being well looked after, being treated with respect and is happy. The fellow residents and staff-organised activities have given her a social dimension which was largely mi
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