Ochil Care Home

2 Ettrick Drive,

Perth,

Perth and Kinross,

PH1 1SB

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Care enquiries 01738 481394
New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm
All other calls 01738 441100

Ochil Care Home in Perth

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, Ochil is a purpose built home in a beautiful residential setting in Perth, on the edge of the Highlands.

We provide first-class 24-hour nursing care alongside expert care for people with dementia in our dedicated Memory Lane Community.

Glendevon is a facility within Ochil offering support for younger adults with a physical disability where dignity and independence have top priority. Our accommodation in Glendevon has been created specifically for younger adults with complex needs who require therapy to improve quality of life and independence.

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Please feel free to contact us for further information on how we may be able to help, or why not visit and see for yourself all that we have to offer.

Types of care

Striving for the highest possible quality care at our home is at the centre of everything we do, and helping residents to maintain their independence, dignity and individuality for as long as possible is an important goal for all who work here. Personal needs and desires are always taken into consideration, so that we can deliver the best quality, bespoke care to everyone we support.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay

Services for Under 65

Facilities

  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Night bite menu

On-site

  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Night bite menu
  • Quiet lounge

Accessibility

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

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
  • 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.

Elizabeth Stewart

General Manager

Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I am the General Manager here at Ochil Care Home. I hope you find what you're looking for on our website!

I joined the team at Ochil on 13th June 2017 and have been a qualified general nurse for over 30 years. I have managed care homes for over a decade in Wales, England and now Scotland.

I completed the Registered Managers Award qualification in 2010 and also have a HABC Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (Merit).

Please do come and see me – my door is always open!

 

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Haydee Alcover

Deputy Manager

I am the Clinical Lead here at Ochil. I have been a Registered Nurse for 23 years and have been at Ochil since 2009. I was promoted to Deputy General Manager in February 2017. My role is to support the nursing and care staff to provide the highest standards of care for our residents and to support Liz, our General Manager

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Louise Paton

Activities Coordinator

I joined the team at Ochil in January 2015 and feel very strongly that a unique approach to the needs and desire of each resident is essential. I enjoy working closely with family and friends, and more importantly, the residents themselves, from the moment they arrive at Ochil. I further encourage involvement within the community, schools, nurseries and with local artists and entertainers. I thoroughly enjoy my role at Ochil and find it very rewarding.

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Elspeth Campbell

Senior Nurse - Glendevon Unit

Although I haven’t quite travelled the world yet (!) I have enjoyed my 31 years as a Registered Nurse in London, Dundee, Brighton, Isle of Guernsey and Perth. I joined the team at Ochil in 2003, not intending to stay that long but I’m still here!!

I was promoted to Senior Nurse in August 2017 and look forward with optimism to leading a great team with new energy. A new chapter in promoting great care infused with lots of laughter!

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Rodica Dumitras

Charge Nurse

I have been a Registered Nurse for over 35 years. I was a Pediatric Nurse for 27 years in my home country of Romania and I moved to the UK and took up post as a Registered Nurse at Ochil in 2011, and was promoted to Charge Nurse in August 2018. I love my job and look forward to coming to work every day.

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Kathleen Watson

Charge Nurse - Memory Lane

I am the Charge Nurse of the Memory Lane Community here at Ochil. I have been a Registered General Nurse for 30 years, with 15 years of experience caring for people with Dementia. I gained a Level 1 Dementia Care qualification several years ago. I have been in post at Ochil since 2014.

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Morna Finnigan

Senior Nurse

I qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 2010 and took up my first post in our Glendevon Unit, which specialises in care for younger physically disabled people, and have been here ever since! I have developed my nursing skills, which now include ventilation, tracheostomy care and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding. I was promoted to Senior Nurse in August 2017.

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Wendy Kerr

Senior Nurse

I have been a Registered Nurse since 2007 and joined the team at Ochil in 2015. I was promoted to the role of Senior Nurse in August 2017.

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Anne Bain

Administrator

Administration, Finance and Contracts.

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Anne Horsburgh

Head Chef

Hello, my name is Anne and I’m the Head Chef here at Ochil. I have worked in the catering industry for over 30 years. I started in schools – mostly primary schools – in Scotland and England.

I returned to Perth in 2008, which is when I got my first job role in the care sector – a huge change for me! It was very challenging, but also very rewarding .

I took up my post at Ochil in November 2017 and aim to provide the highest standard of food for those we support.

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Eddie Balnaves

Head of Maintenance

Hi, my name is Eddie and I joined the team at Ochil in June 2018. I have had previous experience in care homes and I am responsible for property maintenance, associated documentation and contractor liaison.

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Carol Kennedy

Head Housekeeper

Hi, my name is Carol, and I am the Head Housekeeper here at Ochil Care Home, leading a team of nine domestic and laundry staff members. I have been at Ochil since 2009 and love my job!

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Alistair Brown

Resident Ambassador

Alistair Brown has been at Ochil since April 2008. Alistair was a landscape gardener and has a vast knowledge of plants and flowers, so the maintenance team are always grateful for his advice!

As Resident Ambassador, Alistair attends resident meetings and is involved in recruitment. Alistair sits in on staff interviews with the General Manager and Deputy Manager and asks his own questions at the end.

Alistair also speaks with residents to ensure they are happy and completes meal time questionnaires with them.

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Life at Ochil Care Home

Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable as possible.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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