Fordmill Care Home

53 Mill Street,




DD10 8NE

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Care enquiries 01674 425 585
New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am-8pm
All other calls 01674 677 398

Fordmill Care Home in Angus

We're located in a quiet residential area of Montrose, a small seaside town between Aberdeen and Dundee. Our purpose-built home is set in extensive grounds and is within walking distance of the town centre and the beach. We provide services to frail older people, young physically disabled adults and to people living with dementia, in well-designed accommodation with personalised bedrooms.

Personalised care planning using a range of health assessment tools is key to Fordmill’s approach, with a named nurse and carer system in place to take individual responsibility for planning and review, often based on life history work with the resident and relatives. This is linked to an extensive programme of planned activities.

The best way to find out about our services is to visit us for yourself, we will be more than happy to assist you.

Types of care

The care we provide is delivered in a way that promotes independence for those who live in our home. Where possible, it is important that residents are encouraged to perform daily tasks independently or with minor support. Our services are devised with individualised treatment in mind for each person, so getting to know everyone and understanding their needs is imperative to delivering bespoke, person-centred care.

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Nursing Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay

Services for Under 65


  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Mini-bus at the home


  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Quiet lounge
  • Special dietery requirements


  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Lift
  • Lifting and handling equipment


  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Aileen Alberts

General Manager

Welcome to Fordmill Care Home; my name is Aileen and I am the General Manager here.

I have previously worked in hospitals in Gloucester and Epping, specialising in neurology and breast cancer. On return from the Middle East in 1995, I commenced my career within the care sector. I moved back to Scotland in 2000 to purchase my own care home which I managed with my mother. When my family came along I decided to sell the home and came to work part time at Fordmill in 2004.  

My aim in the home is to ensure residents are happy with the care being provided by the team, and I work closely with the staff to ensure the highest standards are achieved. This is reflected in our Care Inspectorate grades and high recommendations on 

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Nicola McCormack

Deputy Manager

Hi, my name is Nicola and I am the Deputy Manager here at Fordmill.

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Derek Henderson

Head of Unit

My name is Derek and I have been at Fordmill since 2014 and have worked as the Head of Unit since 2015. I have worked in both the NHS and in the private sector, having held positions as a Home Manager and Deputy Manager for different care providers. Barchester is the best company I have worked for and I am very happy in my post here at Fordmill.

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Marifel Talosig

Head of Unit

My name is Marifel and I have worked at Fordmill for about 9 years. I started as a staff nurse in June 2006 and was then promoted to Charge Nurse. It is hard work and you are kept busy but I enjoy it very much.

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Kathleen Fraser

Home Administrator

Hello, my name is Kathleen Fraser and I have in my post as Home Administrator for 20 years. When I sent in my application I was informed that this was a very rewarding and challenging position. Both of these statements are true but perhaps the most rewarding is when a resident comes into the home on a permanent basis and in no time at all they inform us that this is their home. What greater compliment can Barchester receive!

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Jane McIntyre

Admin Assistant

My name is Jane and I have worked at Fordmill for a number of years. I started as Head Housekeeper then after about 6 years I went on to be a NVQ level 2 carer. Then a year ago the admin assistant post became available and I was given the opportunity to 'give it a go' and I'm glad I did!

I have learned so much and I really enjoy it.

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Julia Constandache

Activities Coordinator

I’m Julia and I have been working at Fordmill since December 2016. I really enjoy art and studied Graphic Design & Illustration in Dundee. I love being with people and using my skills to improve their quality of life and bring a smile to their faces through crafts, games and all sorts of other activities.

I plan out the activities, either for groups or individuals, according to specific needs and interests. It’s a real joy to get to know residents and their loved ones and I’m grateful to Barchester for giving me the opportunity to work with them and bring some sunshine into the residents’ lives.

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Annabel Lamond

Second Chef

My name is Annabel and I have worked at Fordmill for over 25 years, firstly as Head Chef, which is a position that I held for 17 years. I then accepted a care role, but continued to work as the Second Chef for two days of the week.

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Christine Massie

Head of Maintenance

My name is Christine Massie and I have worked at Fordmill for 12 years. I started as Head Housekeeper and after 8 years I moved to maintenance. Although I am responsible for all maintenance throughout the home it is the 'small jobs' I do for our residents that bring the biggest rewards.

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Ann Wilson

Head Housekeeper

My name is Ann Wilson and I started work at Fordmill 9 yers ago as a domestic assistant, and I also worked in the kitchen. 

Through experience and training, I am now Head Housekeeper and enjoy my work as I have a good team working with me. 

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Jess & Skye

Fordmill's Pets

Jess and Skye come to work every day with the General Manager, Aileen. They hang out in her office and are available for room visits. They are often wandering around in reception, especially at tea time!

Please look out for them as you approach the front door, as they are often seen with their front paws up on the windowsill, watching visitors coming and going.


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Life at Fordmill Care Home

Care, activities, facilities and food are all major focuses at our home. It is important that each of these services are tailored to the individual needs and preferences of residents, which is why we employ a wonderful team of professionals who can deliver support using a warm and person-centred approach.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & events


Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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