• 10/08/2022

    When it comes to appreciating our furry (or woolly) friends, staff and residents at Balhousie Forth View in Methil, take their animal visits supersized! A long awaited trip from local Alpacas was very welcome at the Fife care home. It had previously been cancelled sue to the extreme temperatures two weeks earlier, so staff ...

  • 10/08/2022

    Residents from out Specialist Dementia and Huntington's unit, Balhousie Rumbling Bridge, took to the sea last week! The trip out to Loch Lomond, and onto the Sea Life Centre, was the idea of new Senior Support Worker, Taylor - not only to see the Loch and enjoy the sunshine, and to see the sea ...

  • 10/08/2022

    Its all terribly civilised at Balhousie Stormont Lodge in Blairgowrie this week. Jock, Betty, Jean, Valerie and Pauline  headed off to the town hall to step out in style at the Tea Dance. Tea dances or thé dansant (French for "dancing tea") are commonly associated as a staple of genteel society. So, it's unsurprising ...

  • 03/08/2022

    The sun came out and the community rocked up to Balhousie Luncarty's summer fete, an event that was hugely welcomed after a challenging two years of visiting restrictions. There was barely a parking space to be had at the Perthshire home as relatives and friends of Balhousie Luncarty joined residents and staff for an afternoon ...

  • 26/07/2022

    Solomon Oteng and Nisha Thomas, the latest overseas nurses to join Balhousie Care Group, have just received news of passing their OSCEs - Objective Structured Clinical Examinations. These are practical exams for nurses trained outside of Europe, to test theoretical knowledge for clinical practice in the UK. Solomon's trip to Scotland is his first ...

  • 20/07/2022

    When Balhousie Luncarty, Perthshire, took part in the Community Teddy Bears' Picnic, one of the residents was sure of a big surprise.  They were invited to join in the fun, along with the children from the Honeypots Nursery and residents from Glenhelenbank Care Home. Activities Coordinator, Carla McCorquodale, took a number of her residents ...

  • 19/07/2022

    MEDIA RELEASE  July 19, 2022 IMAGES FREE TO USE Balhousie Care Group bolsters senior team with appointment of leading figure in health and social care Balhousie Care Group has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Karen Johnson, a leading figure in health and social care. Karen, renowned for her expertise in clinical ...

  • 12/07/2022

    Did you know... our eyes are one of the most important parts of tasting food and whether we want to eat? Research suggests our eyes very much lead the way and then our tongues will follow. In fact, it's a well-known phrase amongst chefs that, 'You eat with your eyes'. And of course it ...

  • 08/07/2022

    Balhousie Care Group’s birthday celebrations headed into summer with a wonderful outdoor celebration at our latest care home to mark the company’s three decades in business, Balhousie Brookfield in Carnoustie. Lots of plans came together to make a wonderful event, including a giant, blue 'B' - more of which later! The team pulled out ...

  • 08/07/2022

    Did you know... yesterday, 7 July was #worldchocolateday? It's suggested, because it's the anniversary of the introduction of chocolate to Europe in 1550. The history of chocolate goes back thousands of years. In fact, way back with the Aztecs, cocoa seeds even acted as a form of currency. However it came about, of all ...