What our families say: Canmore Lodge Care Home

"Canmore Lodge is an extremely well-run care home. The staff are superb - all of them - the caring staff, the cleaners, the nurses, the kitchen staff, the administration, entertainers - all brilliant. My wife has severe dementia, she is cared for with humanity and dignity."

William Fcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Grandmother was treated with dignity and respect. Her end of life care was excellent. Staff were always friendly and welcoming."

Robyn Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Canmore Lodge is the friendliest care home I have been in. Staff always go that extra mile to help with anything you need. You can feel the warm atmosphere when you enter the home."

Jane Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"The atmosphere over Christmas and New Year in the home when I visited was amazing. Everybody is so welcoming and friendly. The staff always go the extra mile."

Craig Jcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"My husband has been in Canmore Lodge for 5 months. I have been extremely impressed by the staff and management - they all work as a team. In December we celebrated 6 years of marriage. Staff in Canmore added even more special touches to our day. Memories to cherish forever. Thanks to all staff in the Canmore team. Also best wishes to Barchester."

Marie Rcarehome.co.uk rating: 4.9 out of 5

"Extremely happy with the care at Canmore. Staff are very caring."

Alexander Jcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"I cannot thank you enough for all the care and love that my husband receives from all the lovely staff at Canmore Lodge."

Dawne Kcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Canmore Lodge is a wonderful care home. From the moment you enter you can feel the warm, welcoming vibes. The layout is such that the residents are able to wander about quite freely, no stairs and plenty of comfy seats. There is always enough staff to ensure everyone feels secure and happy. The staff know all the residents personally and are always willing to assist with any problem that may arise or just to have a laugh and a joke. Qualified nursing staff are on duty 24/7 and are all very professional. The bedrooms are of a good size and the majority are ensuite. There are different activities and entertainment every single day and residents are encouraged to join in. The gardens and lounge areas are well used, perfect places to sit and natter with your friends and relatives, whilst enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of cake! I would highly recommend Canmore Lodge to anyone in need of extra care."

Susan Scarehome.co.uk rating: 4.83 out of 5

"Ever since my partner came to the home, staff and management have been excellent."

P Rcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Excellent staff, friendly and efficient and excellent meals and baking by the chef and kitchen staff."

M Scarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Best care home in Dunfermline. Excellent staff. Very friendly, helpful. Overall care is amazing."

Barbara Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"After quite a lot of research, I decided that Canmore provided the best opportunity for my heavily disabled wife to enjoy the few years left to her. The friendly and open atmosphere where all the staff acknowledge you and smile and chat, makes the home feel welcoming and not institutional. The atmosphere, I am sure, has a lot to do with the leadership and manager, administrator and receptionist, backed up by very professional nursing and care staff."

Alexander Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"All the staff are fantastic and treat the residents with dignity and respect."

Bert Acarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"This is one of the best care homes I have been in. The manager is polite and compassionate, staff are great and nothing is an effort. When you ask for assistance, they are there right away. The home is to a very standard of cleanliness, rooms are nice and spacious, residents are treated with care and dignity. I have and would continue to recommend this home, especially with this manager in place."

Jean Gcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"I am very happy with the full care my Dad receives. The staff are amazing with him. He is so much happier and settled in here. He has company, lots of new friends"

Margaret Fcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"First impression on the first visit - very warm, welcoming, plenty of staff visible, very friendly. Through frequent visits, it is obvious that the staff, from top to bottom care on an individual basis. The renovations will only add to the quality of the home. Overall very impressed."

J Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"My grandmother has been in Canmore Lodge for over 2 years. Before she moved into Canmore, she refused to socialise out with the sheltered housing. Now she interacts with "friends" every day. Without all the team at Canmore, this would not have been possible."

Aaron Lcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"I cannot recommend this care home highly enough! The care and attention received by my relative is just exemplary - there are so many staff always around and they all seemed to know her well. Always plenty of welcoming smiles for guests and residents. However, my highest praise goes to the manager, along with the assistant manager and charge nurse, who have been outstanding in dealing with various needs unique to our situation - they have dealt with these so professionally and willingly. Thank you so much."

A Wcarehome.co.uk rating: 4.92 out of 5

"Our family cannot speak highly enough with regards to the care and attention given to our mother. Anything that we ask for or to be done is always acknowledged with a smile and a very much can do attitude nothing is too much bother. The staff ar Canmore Lodge are a credit to Barchester, recently our mother has had to have assistance with meal times and care is always given to her. They are willing to go out of their way to ensure she enjoys what she is eating. Thank you."

Allan Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 4.75 out of 5

"I can only write how overwhelmingly grateful we are for the way the Canmore experience has contributed to an improvement in the way my wife has rediscovered a degree of independent living. She is able to walk (albeit with assistance), sit at a table for meals and generally be able to be free from the 'bed chair' she has been confined to for the past 3 and a half years. This has been achieved primarily by the medication review and encouragement from the dedicated staff. The physical attributes of the home are all excellent. Most importantly the staff are totally committed to the residents' wellbeing and communicate well with each other. This must be part of the reason why there is little turnover of staff and no usage of agency workers, which is very important for continuity of care. The ultimate kudos for all this must go to the senior management team and to the home manager. The improvements achieved since the appointment have been truly outstanding!"

Alan Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"Staff are more than excellent."

Isabell Dcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"The staff and attention my husband received in the three and a half years of his residence at the home was second to none, especially this last part of his life. The manager was outstanding in leading Canmore Lodge and my thanks go out to management, carers and all staff."

Maureen Bcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5


N Tcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"My husband is being looked after very well with all the staff. I have no complaints. When I come in to visit every day there is always a very warm welcome. The home seems to be very well run,m there is always someone to speak to if there is a problem, also if I need to get a cuddle."

Kathleen Wcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"My Dad, who has Lewy Body Dementia, ended up in Hospital for over 6 months before finally being placed at Canmore Lodge in January 2018. Within hours, they had him up walking and using the bathroom; things he hadn't been given assistance within Hospital. The change in him was remarkable immediately and we are confident that he is treated with respect and dignity; I cannot fault the Nursing Staff or the Carers - nothing asked or requested is every too much trouble. I'm kept very up to date with anything that happens e.g. falls or Doctor reviews, etc. The environment is always calm and the Memory Lane staff really are just wonderful."

Christina Vcarehome.co.uk rating: 4.5 out of 5

"I cannot speak more highly of all the staff at Canmore Lodge in Dunfermline, Scotland. Everyone is friendly, helpful, caring and nice to residents as well as visitors. Keep up the great work. My mum is happy in Canmore."

Rae Dcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

"My husband has been in Canmore Lodge since the 8th of May 2015 and he has parkinson's. He is very comfortable in Canmore, we find the staff very attentive, cheery and nothing is ever a bother to them. Nursing wise, I can't fault them at all. The staff as a whole have worked very hard to improve on his disabilities and weaknesses with much success. As his wife I find all the carers more than kind and helpful and very understanding of our situation. Can't recommend the home enough. The meals are of a very high standard not to mention all the extras in the course of the day. The entertainment officer keeps them very stimulated."

Maureen Bcarehome.co.uk rating: 4.75 out of 5

"Excellent care. Staff are friendly, helpful and seem to genuinely care for the residents. Food is good in a nice environment. Nice sitting rooms as well as personal rooms. On the occasions mum has been taken to the hospital, care has been taken and I have been informed."

Thomas Mcarehome.co.uk rating: 5 out of 5

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