About Bothwell Castle Care Home

Bothwell Castle Care Home is a purpose-built nursing home equipped with 75 superior en-suite bedrooms and an abundance of beautiful lounge and dining rooms. Situated in Bothwell, a stunning conservation village in South Lanarkshire, it is widely considered as one of Scotland’s most desirable places to live. Expertly designed, the home exceeds all current Care Inspectorate requirements and provides the highest standards of medical care and comfort.

Our care home is built on the ethos that each individual should be given every opportunity to live an enriched and independent life in a supportive environment. All of our staff are trained to the highest standards and offer all of our residents dedicated care and attention.

Our Values at Bothwell Castle

To ensure each and every one of our residents receives the appropriate degree of care for their requirements, our teams work closely with residents and their loved ones, and guarantee to provide the highest level of care they deserve. We’re here to provide a helping hand at all times, whether that be residents just needing a friendly face to talk to, a little additional support during mealtimes or around-the-clock medical care, we offer exemplary standards of nursing care in any way it is needed.

We strive to create a friendly environment where both residents and visitors, feel as though they are a member of the Bothwell Castle Care Home family. Providing expert guidance and assistance to loved ones as well as residents who live with us, is a vital step towards being the most efficient carers we can be. We’ve always placed a significant focus on developing relationships between staff, residents, and their families, which has allowed us to have a much deeper understanding of our residents than we could have ever initially thought of.

Our appreciation and understanding of the importance in fostering strong and long-lasting relationships with residents and their loved ones has allowed us to create tailored care plans and solutions for every single one of our residents. We are extremely committed to ensuring that our residents are pursuing the lifestyles they strive to live and bring them the most joy, as well as assisting their relatives and friends in any way we can.

Exceeding Expectations

We have always, and continue to, work hard to take care of every detail here at Bothwell Castle Care Home. We want to ensure the exquisite level of luxury delivered is within your budget. It is our priority to ensure residents and their loved ones to feel safe, loved, and well cared for during their stay. From luxury en-suite bedrooms and private secure gardens, to a packed activity programme and a cinema room, residents can expect to live a rich and fulfilled life every day.

Care Personalised to You

Our dedicated and motivated team create detailed, bespoke plans for every resident at Bothwell Castle Care Home. Working closely with residents and their loved ones, a personalised medical and daily living plan is designed to deliver the best possible care and support. An appointed nurse or key worker will work alongside all residents to ensure consistency of care for the health, wellbeing and interests of our residents as a whole.

Bothwell Castle team

Meet the Team

  • Home Manager

    Bobby Dougan

    Bobby has been a nurse for 35 years and has worked in care homes for 30 of those years, 29 of which have been in managerial roles, from Matron to Deputy and most recently as a Manager of a luxury care home with 81 private clients before moving to Bothwell. Bobby’s passion is elderly care and leading her team to provide the very best quality they can. When asked if she enjoys her job, Bobby answers that what she does is not a job it’s a lifestyle. Bobby is an extremely family orientated person and she likes to spend her spare time with them, her 3 little dogs who keep her fit, and also watching the opera.

  • Clinical Lead

    Susanne Coen

  • Head Chef

    Derek Denholm

  • Head Housekeeper

    Gemma Denholm

  • Wellbeing Coordinator

    Lorna Paterson

  • Activities Co-Ordinator

    Nancy Tierney

  • Office Manager

    Marion Fraser

  • Maintenance Officer

    Frank Sommerville

  • Administrator

    Lesley Dewar

  • Receptionist

    Taylar Paterson

  • Receptionist

    Emma O’Neil

High Quality Care, No Matter What

The greatest part of taking care of our residents is being able to provide them with the attention and a lifestyle that they deserve. At Bothwell Castle Care Home, we place a high priority on hearing about our residents intriguing experiences and learning about what makes them happy. Our residents come first, and we go to great measures to ensure they get the best care possible.