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Canniesburn Care Home serves to meet the holistic needs of older individuals, who for a number of reasons, can no longer remain in their own home. The aims of the Care Home are focused on the individual who is at the heart of all decision making.

Aims:

It is our pledge that you will be able to live in Canniesburn Care Home in a homely environment with dignity, where you will be treated as an individual, free from discrimination, feeling safe, secure and having the respect of those who support you.

Our dedicated team of staff will work in partnership with you and the wider multidisciplinary team to provide you with the highest standard of quality nursing, medical, spiritual and social care and attention, tailored to your needs and wishes and as required by the National Care Standards and as Current Legislation dictates. We will do this via the recognition and nurturing of your individual capabilities, the sensitive acknowledgement of any disability you have and developing our understanding of your changing needs.

We acknowledge that you are entitled to live a full and active life and we are committed to supporting you the “older person” living here at Canniesburn Care Home to conserve your place in society. By recognising you as a unique individual we aim to enable you to exercise your rights, make your own choices and decisions, participate within the wider community, maintain and develop relationships, enjoy valued, meaningful activities and empower you to achieve your full potential and remain as independent as possible.

Objectives:

  • Information sharing process

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the preadmission information sharing process.

  • Personnel team

    You will be allocated a key personnel team including a Named Nurse, Keyworker and Housekeeper.

  • Private living space

    You will be provided with your own private living space. 

  • Socialise with others

    You will have access to all communal areas and the opportunity to socialise with others.

  • Person centred plan of care

    You will be invited to participate in the development of your own person centred plan of care.

  • Dedicated GP service

    You will be registered with and have access to the Home’s dedicated aligned GP service and associated Healthcare Professionals.

  • Prompt diagnosis

    Prompt diagnosis, access to information and treatment to support you with your physical, psychological, social, spiritual, cultural and emotional wellbeing will be available.

  • Acitivities and Community
    • A welcome pack in your room which will detail key information about the Care Home and services provided
    • Access to a planner detailing activity provision within the Care Home
    • There are opportunities to go out into the local community, shopping, attend places of worship, local groups, visit the theatre, and go to the pub or outings of your choice
    • A wide range of activity and entertainment is provided within the Care Home for your enjoyment
    • You will have access to a designated resource area with computer and internet access.