Crofthead is not just a home, but a family too. Everyone is made to feel welcome and cared for, and we value each resident’s individuality. There are few rules and timetables because we want our residents to feel like loved ones. Your privacy and confidentiality are ensured. Visitors are welcome at all times and we relish your furry friends too
“Such a lovely care home, immaculate and well tended”
(Resident’s daughter quoted)
DINING & CUISINE
Crofthead is well known for its superb hearty and wholesome home cooked meals. Our two cooks’ marvellous culinary skills translate into an extensive, nutritious menu providing variety and choices every day. You may request meals that are not on the menu according to your diet and tastes and we love to see our residents enjoying their meals. Snacks and drinks are served twenty four hours a day.
Meals are served in our elegant restaurant style dining areas and are always appetising and well presented. You may dine in your own room if you wish and can expect your meal to be hot, tasty and beautifully served. Assistance is always on hand at mealtimes for those who require it. Visitors are welcome to join us for meals at no extra cost and we are happy to incorporate new suggestions into our menu.
At Crofthead, we offer you a varied and stimulating programme of entertaining activities. Our scenic indoor garden creates a particularly lovely environment, especially in the winter. Look and feel your best, after a visit to the hair dressing salon and recently added nail boutique . Enjoy yourself in our varied and stimulating activities programme. This includes armchair aerobics, arts and crafts, bingo, music and dancefgvb , reminiscence sessions, board games, dominoes and card games. Singers and entertainers are invited frequently to the home and add excitement and inspiration to our routine.
We encourage you to pursue your own interests and hobbies, and staff are delighted to assist whenever necessary. DVD players, large flat screen televisions, a high quality sound system and daily newspapers will provide you with stimulation and diversion. A new wall library houses a collection of books for residents to absorb themselves in. Family members and the community are always welcome to volunteer with activities and events.
Special events at Crofthead are special indeed when celebrated together. Momentous occasions and birthdays are all marked with joyful festivities, whilst garden parties, barbeques and professional entertainment are planned regularly to enhance the cheerful atmosphere. Spouses are invited to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, local costumed children visit the Halloween party, whilst piped haggis, whisky, scottish music and bagpipes performances create a memorable Robert Burns Day. The popular Daffodil Tea at Easter provides a wonderful get together with residents of other care homes joining us to compete for the title of ‘Best Easter Bonnet Creator’.
Religious representatives can visit Crofthead at your request and you are welcome to attend religious services if you wish. Trips are organised outside the home to places of interest such as museums, safari parks, and Heritage Centres, with hired transport. For those able to use it, public transport is easily accessible., with a bus stop right outside.