• 18/05/2022

    Activities Coordinator, Tracey Cannon, was looking for a new and unusual activity for her wonderful residents at Balhousie The Glens in Edzell. When she came across the Animal Man and his mini Zoo and knew she'd found what she was looking for. A mobile petting zoo, also specialising in animal therapy, and a family-run ...

  • 18/05/2022

    Four Balhousie homes went to the movies this week - or rather, starred in them! We sent a film crew to Balhousie Lisden, Brookfield, Willowbank and Monkbarns on a whistlestop tour in a day - all to film a new corporate video which will celebrate the company's 30th birthday year. Everyone from Care Assistants to ...

  • 11/05/2022

    When we invited a photographer in to our two Perth care homes, the aim was to update photos for the homes' brochures. But, as often happens, we were stopped in our tracks as we caught some memorable moments among staff and residents. With thanks to David Lozowy Photography for these beautiful moments in time at ...

  • 11/05/2022

    When we say it’s part of the Balhousie philosophy that our fabulous residents drive their own decisions - we mean in every way possible, including not only choosing, but cooking their own birthday dinner! Balhousie Luncarty resident, Gilbert Grier, celebrated his 73rd birthday recently. When staff had asked Gilbert beforehand what he would like ...

  • 03/05/2022

    When a pair of window cleaners visited Balhousie Care homes, it wasn’t just the windows that were left sparkling. “Buff and Sheen” arrived in Dundee in a flurry of colour, dance, music, suds and slapstick, entertaining care home residents and lproocal kids and leaving behind nothing but big smiles and laughter. The award-winning performance duo, ...

  • 01/05/2022

    Tuesday April 26, 2022 IMAGES FREE TO USE  Balhousie Care Group Chairman shortlisted in Scottish Ex-Forces in Business Awards Entrepreneur and businessman, Tony Banks has been shortlisted in the 2022 Scottish Ex-Forces in Business Awards, the largest event promoting the talents of veterans, and their business prowess. Tony, founder of the 26-strong Balhousie Care ...

  • 29/04/2022

    With the return of the Oomph Bus trip provision, has come days out to remember once more. At Balhousie Luncarty the happy faces jump out of the photos they took to capture the memories. And didn't they have a loverly time the day they went to Dobbies! Activities Coordinator, Carla McCorquodale and Care Assistant, ...

  • 28/04/2022

    Like the lines from the well-loved Andrews Sisters song, Apple Blossom Time, a number of Balhousie residents have been celebrating significant wedding anniversaries. Margaret from Balhousie Forth View, Fife, and her husband, Wallace, celebrated 40 years married by enjoying lunch together, a wee cheeky glass of red, and Wallace surprised Margaret with a fabulous ...

  • 27/04/2022

    Care home couple Jim and Nancy Cruickshank celebrated 70 years of marriage with a special tea party with family, friends and fellow residents. Jim and Nancy celebrated with afternoon tea and cake for everyone at Balhousie Antiquary care home in Arbroath, where the couple shares a two-room suite. Sharing their special day with them and ...

  • 27/04/2022

    A trip to the Zoo for residents at Balhousie Specialist Huntington's unit, Rumbling Bridge in Kinross, was all the brain-child of resident Marie. Determined to make the most of the lovely weather and get to see some wonderful animals, Marie planned the whole project from scratch - and another resident added in a fab ...