Nursing Home in Uddingston

Our purpose-built nursing home is located in the charming town of Uddingston, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. This beautiful part of the world is steeped in history and has an abundance of hidden gems to discover. Residents of Bothwell Castle Care Home are spoilt for choice when deciding on how to spend their days, both in the home and within the beautiful surrounding area.

Our home offers luxurious accommodation for up to 75 residents and delivers outstanding Residential, Dementia, Nursing and Respite care. Underpinned by exceptional medical and wellbeing care, we are able to offer residents a day-to-day life that is varied and entirely personalised to their needs and wishes. From participating in our accessible activities programme to enjoying a leisurely stroll around the landscaped grounds, we are dedicated to offering an abundance of varied activities and opportunities to all of our residents.

Our Nursing Care Home in Bothwell

We are proud of our exemplary standards of nursing care we offer by delivering around-the-clock care to each and every single one of our residents. This allows us to fully comprehend our residents’ requirements, and in turn, provide them with the correct level of assistance and high quality care that is personalised to them. 

Our offering of continuous care is supported by Nurse Call Systems that are fitted throughout our home, including in bedrooms, so no matter what time of day or night it is, you can rest assured that somebody will be there to assist and provide comprehensive nursing support 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

High Quality Nursing Care, No Matter What

The wellbeing of our residents is at the heart of everything we offer, from the continuous person-centred care we provide to the outstanding facilities and enhanced daily programme we have to offer. Our caring and supportive staff are dedicated to ensuring that every resident’s admission to Bothwell Castle Care Home is as smooth as possible. We are proud to offer the following care services:

 

Nursing

When it comes to nursing care, we understand that our residents require various levels of assistance, as well as requiring care that not only reflects their medical needs but also their physical, psychological, emotional and social needs too. Our caring, well-trained team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to assist those with more significant and complex medical conditions, to those who just need a helping hand here and there. Our person-centered approach allows us to create care plans that are personalised to individual needs and ensures that the best care for them is delivered each and every day.

Residential

The residential care we provide at Bothwell Castle is perfect for assisting those who may be experiencing challenges in caring for themselves at home or may just need a little bit of professional support from time to time. It can also be extremely supportive for those who are becoming increasingly lonely and would benefit from companionship. Our home is a welcoming and friendly community where residents can enjoy living in a group, whilst also receiving respectful and dignified care that is tailored to each resident’s specific medical and wellbeing requirements.

Dementia

At Bothwell Castle, we value each and every resident for the individual that they are and recognise that they all have their own specific needs and desires. Our home is fully equipped and our team of specialists are considerate, and educated, and provides 24-hour care to our residents with a dementia diagnosis. We strive to improve the quality of life for residents in the Bothwell and Uddingston area by focusing on their individuality, strengths and abilities and enabling them to maintain maximum independence in their day-to-day lives.

Respite

Bothwell Castle offers respite care and convalescence for those who need support following a hospital or private clinic treatment or as a short-term care alternative for caregivers. Here at Bothwell Castle, you can rest assured that we provide a comforting home-from-home experience that aids in rest and rehabilitation perfectly. Whether you wish to stay for a few days or even longer, our experienced and dedicated team will welcome you with open arms and do all that they can to ensure your stay with us is as pleasant as possible.

Life in Uddingston, South Lanarkshire

Surrounded by a plethora of places to visit and things to do, Bothwell Castle Care Home is perfectly positioned for residents to enjoy the beauty of Scotland and allow them to immerse themselves in the local area. Day trips are regularly scheduled, allowing residents to explore the local area; from trips to the village for local shopping to bigger events such as the annual Art Fair in Glasgow, there is an abundance of things residents and their friends and family to discover.

 

Glasgow

Glasgow’s vibrant city centre offers a variety of things to see and do for all ages and interests. Easily accessible in just 25 minutes by car and with great public transport links nearby, including rail and bus services, Glasgow continues to be a favourite destination for our residents. The centrepiece of the city centre is a neo-classical building which is home to the Gallery of Modern Art. This gallery is famously, the most visited modern art gallery in Scotland, and offers both national and international exhibitions. The Theatre Royal, Glasgow’s oldest theatre, has been at the heart of the city’s rich cultural life for almost 150 years and is home to the prestigious Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet

The Theatre Royal also hosts a variety of comedy, dance, drama and musical theatre all year round. This sparkling city also offers some of the best shopping experiences outside of London, as well as a wonderful array of restaurants and cafes at Buchanan Galleries.

For those who enjoy immersing themselves in history, we recommend wandering around the gloriously atmospheric Glasgow Cathedral; a true representation of the inspiring Scottish gothic architecture, both inside and out. When it comes to lifestyle when living in care homes Glasgow or nursing homes Glasgow, residents and their visiting loved ones are spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding on how to spend their days together.

Perth

Perth used to be the capital of Scotland and a picturesque playground for kings and queens. Today, the city is laced with breathtaking architecture, unrivalled surrounding landscapes and intriguing royal history. Located on the banks of the River Tay, visitors to Perth can experience it all, whether they choose to crawl the countryside or enjoy the thriving atmosphere the city offers. We recommend starting with Kinnoull Hill, where views atop this hill are nothing short of majestic. This beautiful part of Petrh is abundant with wildlife, where you can spot red squirrels, owls, and other birdlife. The River Tay is the perfect addition to any trip to Perth; this waterway curves from the west of Scotland towards the east and ends at Dundee, making it Scotland’s longest river.

From farmer’s markets to culture and fashion shopping trips, George Street is a must-visit for those who enjoy shopping punctuated with coffee stops and quirky discoveries. This part of Perth is also described as Perthshire’s local food scene where mouth-watering just-baked bread, some of the finest Scottish gins and cheeses, and the rich smell of coffee beans roasting, to name just a few can be enjoyed.

Scone Palace breathes history like nowhere else in Scotland. Today it is home to the Earls of Mansfield and is available to guests as a wedding venue, a place to explore beautiful gardens, visit for family events or stop by and enjoy home-baked goods at the Palace Kitchen. 

Paisley

Creatives enthusiastically flock to the town of Paisley since the days when the Renfrewshire Mill Town needed highly educated artists and designers to create its famous paisley patterns. On display at the Paisley Museum, the Paisley Shawl Collection is a Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland. The museum is currently undergoing a £42m transformation project to which will become the cultural regeneration of the town.

Paisley Abbey is truly a sight to behold and boasts awe-inspiring architecture and incredible history. Paisley.is describes how visitors can enjoy the series of stunning stained glass windows designed by Daniel Cottier (1838–1891), history beneath your feet with the Great Medieval Drain relics, the unusual gargoyle inspired by Ridley Scott’s Alien movie and more rare artifacts showcasing particular moments in time.

If you’re looking for peace and tranquility, visitors can find this at Gleniffer Braes Country Park. With outstanding views, a serene atmosphere and amazing spaces for walks, runs and bike rides, ‘the Braes’ makes for a great day out for anyone and everyone. Paisley is well known for its cultural scene, for vibrant music and entertainment year-round schedules, and is a wonderful and recommended part of Scotland to visit.

Paisley was one of five UK cities to have been shortlisted for the UK City of Culture 2021.

How to Find Us 

Bothwell Castle Care Home is located in Uddingston, Scotland within the picturesque and historic area of South Lanarkshire. Our location serves itself well to be easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

Travelling by car

  • For those using a Sat Nav, please enter the postcode G71 7HA.
  • For those using Google Maps, click here.
  • Bothwell Castle Care Home is situated to the south-east of Glasgow City Centre and is easily accessible off B7071 which links to the M74.
  • Our home is situated to the south-west of Edinburgh City Centre and is easily accessible off A725 which links to the M8.
  • Paisley is located north-west to our home and can be reached via the M74 and M8.

Travelling by train

  • The nearest train station is Uddingston UDD which is exactly 1 mile away.
  • Trains from Uddingston run directly to Glasgow City Centre and take approximately 14 minutes.
  • Trains from Uddingston are available as a direct route to Edinburgh City Centre and take around 120 minutes.
  • Paisley can be reached via train in approximately 45 minutes and require 1 change.

Travelling by plane

  • The nearest international airport to Uddingston is Glasgow Airport which is 16.9 miles away and reachable in around 23 minutes by car.
  • Prestwick Airport is 37.7 miles / 49 minutes by car from Bothwell Castle Care Home
  • The third closest international airport to Uddingston is Edinburgh Airport which is 32.4 miles away and accessible in under 40 minutes by car.

FAQs

Here are the top questions people have regarding life at Bothwell Castle Care Home, Uddingston. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our staff are trained on a regular basis to guarantee that all of our residents can receive the 24 hour, around-the-clock Nursing Care that they expect and deserve. Our employees are kept up to date on everything, from physical medical training to emotional support training, in order to provide our residents with the greatest experience Bothwell Castle Care Home has to offer.

Various social events, entertainment and activities are organised to ensure that there is always something interesting and stimulating going on. Our Activities Coordinators will support and encourage residents with any hobbies, interests and excursions. Birthdays are celebrated with a party and you will also receive a complimentary birthday cake. Private functions can be arranged in our private family lounge.

We strongly encourage you to seek independent financial advice before exploring any potential funding sources. However, depending on your particular circumstances (Funded Nursing Care or Continuing Health Care), you may be eligible for either Local Authority or NHS funding (Funded Nursing Care or Continuing Health Care).

Bothwell Castle Care Home provides excellent medical care to each and every one of our residents, however, we’re also happy to provide our residents with access to a wide range of external medical services such as physiotherapy or chiropody. These trained professionals are regularly invited to Bothwell Castle Care Home so that our residents can be treated without even having to leave the premises.

Our experienced team is always passionate about welcoming and integrating each resident into their new home, and we will be more than happy to let you take as much time as you need to help settle you into your new home. Within your first 24 hours, you will have met with your key nurse, discussed your care plan and had a chat with our chef about what you would like for your dinner.

Bothwell Castle Care Home has been recognised and evaluated by the Care Inspectorate. The CI guarantees that health and social care services are safe, competent, courteous, and of high quality.

Residents are encouraged to bring personal items, such as photographs, ornaments, and so on to make their room truly their own. From the moment you arrive at Bothwell Castle Care Home, our team will ensure that your stay will be welcoming and comfortable. Your family and friends are welcome and may remain with you while you settle into your new surroundings.

Contact Our Friendly Team

If you have any queries regarding our care home in Scotland and the nursing care services available here at Bothwell Castle Care Home, please do not hesitate to phone us on 01698 622 299 or send an email to info@bothwellcastle.com.

Alternatively, you can complete our online Enquiry Form and one of our friendly team members will be in touch; we look forward to speaking with you soon.