Respite Care

​​Bothwell Castle Care Home provides Respite Care in South Lanarkshire, in a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment. In addition to Respite Care, we also take pride in providing a variety of other care services including Nursing Care, Dementia Care, and Residential Care. We go to great lengths to make sure that all those who stay with us feel as though they are in their own home, whether they are staying on a temporary or permanent basis.

We provide people with a place to relax and unwind, and we’re confident that a brief stay with us will have individuals feeling like their usual selves in no time. Staying with us for a short while provides individuals with enough time to fully recover, whether it’s due to a fall or recovering from an illness. It also allows friends, family members, and carers the chance to have a break as well. We strive to provide each and every resident with a home-from-home experience with around-the-clock care and support in addition to a range of high-quality facilities that are free to be used at their leisure. 

Providing Respite Care in South Laarkshire

Respite care can help both care seekers and carers in a number of different ways. For people who have recently suffered from an injury or illness, a short-term stay can assist with the recuperation process and help them get back on their feet. For those receiving home care from a carer or relative carer, those carers may occasionally need a break and residential care homes and nursing homes can provide respite so that they can take the time they need for themselves whilst knowing that high-quality care is continued.

​​Bothwell Castle is a residential care home in South Lanarkshire that delivers the highest standards of medical support and personal care. We also encourage those living at our care home to get to know each other and every resident is free to join in with as many activities as they wish. Regardless of how long an individual’s stay is, they will be welcomed with open arms at Bothwell Castle Care Home.

Quiet Lounge
Outdoor Table

​​Our Perspective on Respite Care 

We recognise that everyone needs a break from time to time. People who require short-term care, whether for a few weeks or longer, will benefit greatly from our respite care package. This can come in handy for carers around holidays, or to assist with recovery from an operation or sickness.

With all our care services, including respite care, we create care plans that meet the needs of every individual. Our staff have the experience and knowledge to recognise and respond to a wide range of health concerns, helping them to provide personalised treatment at all times of the day and night.

At ​​Bothwell Castle Care Home, we believe in caring for individuals’ overall wellbeing, including their physical and mental health as well as supporting them with personal care. We go to great lengths to ensure that each and every resident gets the care they require and deserve and that their loved ones get the best possible support.

Living Area
Dinner Plate

Is Respite Care Suitable for Your Needs?

Whether you are caring for a loved one who is elderly, sick, or has a disability, we understand that it is a challenging duty that no one can complete on their own. Finding respite care services could provide much-needed relief. Our highly qualified team at ​​Bothwell Castle is proud to provide care and support for older people at our care home in South Lanarkshire. We gladly offer our expert advice to current and prospective residents, as well as their families and friends, to help them determine the best course of action for them.

High-Quality Care, No Matter What

Bothwell Castle Care Home provides a variety of care services to older people in the South Lanarkshire community, such as Residential Care, Nursing Care, Dementia Care, Respite Care, and Palliative Care. We strive to alleviate the stress of daily tasks that become challenging as we grow older; we provide around-the-clock care and support as well as first-class facilities that every resident and their families can enjoy.

What’s Included in Our Respite Care Service

A range of facilities and supplemental support services are included in the price of your stay at Bothwell Castle Care Home. Every resident will have access to appropriate medical treatment, which will be tailored to their specific needs. The following support services are provided but further treatments may incur additional costs: 

Contact With a GP on a Regular Basis

Regular GP appointments can be scheduled and attended either independently or with the company of a team member.

Frequent Dentist Visits

Residents can arrange to be seen by a dentist on a regular basis to have any dental concerns addressed.

Appointments with a Chiropodist

​​Bothwell Castle Care Home offers access to a skilled chiropodist at the home every few weeks so that individuals with foot problems can be examined and treated.

Trips to Opticians

Those having problems with their vision can be connected with a local optician who can see them as quickly as possible, either off-site or in the home.


Exceeding Expectations at Bothwell Castle Care Home

Bothwell Castle Care Home is situated in the reputable area of Uddingston in South Lanarkshire which is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s most desirable places to reside. Our care home was founded on the belief that everyone deserves to lead a happy and meaningful life, which is made possible by our around-the-clock care services, fantastic team, and personalised support. Whether a resident wants to relax in the comfort of their own bedroom, or would prefer some company, there is plenty of activities and areas in which you can socialise.

Speak to Us Today

We welcome you to get in touch if you would like further information or advice regarding our Respite Care or any of the other care services and facilities we provide here at our care home in South Lanarkshire. You can contact us by calling us on 01698 622 299 or emailing us at

Alternatively, you can request a callback by filling out our online enquiry form and a member of our friendly team will be in contact as soon as possible.

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