Welcome to Whitecraigs Care Home in Glasgow
Whitecraigs welcoming care home in Glasgow’s Thornliebank is a relaxed and creative environment that promotes physical and mental wellbeing via person-centred care.
We are well-known for the creative ways we engage with our residents. Our aim is to discover what’s important to them, identifying individual aspirations, goals and ambitions for their time with us. Our residential and nursing care is always delivered with patience, kindness, understanding and good communication. Our focus is on delivering the very best nursing care and support to residents, but we also place emphasis on creating a truly nurturing environment in which people thrive.
We are proud to have been shortlisted in the 2020/21 Scottish Care Home Awards for our innovative approach to providing meaningful activity for our residents.
A home from home
Whitecraigs is in the heart of the Thornliebank community. It is close to local shops and amenities, very near local schools and nurseries for intergenerational activities and offers easy access to the M77 motorway.
Our home is tastefully designed to create a warm and welcoming environment for residents and their loved ones to enjoy. Our ensuite rooms are all neutrally decorated, in anticipation of our residents adding their own possessions and personalising their environment to suit their tastes.
The home also benefits from:
- 58 single ensuite bedrooms
- Multiple TV lounges
- A number of quiet rooms overlooking our private gardens
- Pretty enclosed gardens with sheltered areas for all-year enjoyment
- In house hairdresser
- Full time activities team
- Strong connections with local schools and nurseries
- Wifi available throughout
- A home minibus
- Access to danceSing wellbeing for all residents and family members
Compassionate care around the clock
Our nursing and care teams comprise highly trained professionals, adept at meeting the various care needs of all our residents.
All staff undertake regular training and peer-to-peer mentoring to ensure their continual learning and development. Every resident has a bespoke care plan which is developed in consultation with them and their families, and we work hard to deliver it with respect and dignity at every point.
Whitecraigs are proud to offer:
- Alzheimer and dementia care
- Care for residents with complex medical needs
- Residential and nursing care for older adults
- Respite care
- Palliative care
Whitecraigs also enjoys regular visits from podiatrists and other holistic therapists.
A recipe for wellbeing
Good food is at the heart of the care we provide. Our menus are designed to ensure residents enjoy a nutritious, well-balanced diet to meet their individual needs. Our chef will meet all our residents on their arrival, to discuss their tastes and preferences. Wholesome meals and delicious home baking are prepared in the Whitecraigs kitchen daily, there is always a vegetarian option, and the menus are rotated and refreshed regularly.
We encourage social inclusion at mealtimes however, we respect the decisions of residents to enjoy dining in private and comfort of their room.
Here are just some of the additional services we provide at Whitecraigs:
- In-house laundry service
- Partnership activities with local schools and nurseries
- On-site hairdressing
- Visits from a podiatry specialist
- Newspaper delivery
- Holistic therapies
- A programme of activities and wellbeing events ranging from traditional board games to group celebrations, daily exercise, day trips and shopping adventures.
Funding at Whitecraigs
NHS health care is free at the point of delivery, but most people pay for at least part of their social care. The funding journey into residential care can be complicated but Renaissance Care home managers have all the experience necessary to guide you through the process. We will ensure you can access the information and support you need, whatever your financial circumstances. You can find out more here.