• 22/11/2021

    MEDIA RELEASE Monday November 22, 2021 IMAGES FREE TO USE A Huntly care home worker who is older than many of her residents is in the running for a national award. Liz Thomson, 80, is Activities Coordinator at the 60-bedroom Balhousie Huntly in Aberdeenshire where she organises everything from coffee mornings and visits from ...

  • 17/11/2021

    Liz Thomson, the Huntly care home worker who is older than many of her residents, is in the running for a national award. Liz, 80, is Activities Coordinator at the 60-bedroom Balhousie Huntly in Aberdeenshire where she organises everything from coffee mornings and visits from local artists and community groups, to knitting clubs and card ...

  • 17/11/2021

    A member of Balhousie Luncarty care home's team has reached the finals of a national awards. Marty White, 31 and Home Administrator at the Perthshire home, has been nominated for the Ancillary Worker category in the Great British Care Awards. Martyn surprised even himself when he found his vocation in care, after working as a ...

  • 17/11/2021

    A trio of Balhousie Coupar Angus residents had particular reason to reminisce during the minutes silence for Remembrance Sunday. Barry, Nigel and John all served for our country and recollected their times for us. John McColl enlisted for his National Service in Dunkeld and went to Catterick after that. John's son remembers him escorting ...

  • 17/11/2021

    You may have seen some of ASC's amazing wood products at the Head Office sale from ASC a few weeks ago, as part of their social enterprise - Lotus - stunning, turned and crafted wood products: chopping boards, bowls and candlesticks, to fascinating Bug Hotels of all shapes and sizes. The woodwork was all ...

  • 17/11/2021

    The bagpipes can be a bit 'Marmite' can't they? People love them or hate them. But set them in the amazing gardens of Balhousie Alastrean care home in Tarland, Aberdeenshire, on an warm Autumn afternoon, and they can't help but give you goosebumps - a full swell of emotion. And that's what residents at ...

  • 17/11/2021

    Balhousie has a celebrity baker in-house these days, so much so, she's referred to as the Mary Berry of Stormont. And making preserves is just, Star Baker, Elizabeth Cannon's jam! But less jam and Jerusalem; more jam, scones.... and snowballs! Activities Coordinator at Balhousie Stormont in Blairgowrie, Ashleigh Henvey told told us, "I came ...

  • 15/11/2021

    Three residents of Balhousie Luncarty care home have knitted their way to local recognition, thanks to a project that celebrates creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Faye Rennie, Morag Milne and Pat Malcolm knitted patchwork squares for the Rainbow Blanket Appeal, with Faye alone knitting 80 squares. Between them, the trio created two beautiful and bright ...

  • 10/11/2021

    It's been prize-giving day at Balhousie Pitlochry this week. Following the success of their the Tattie Bogle trail entry, Balhousie Pitlochry set up a Halloween colouring competition for the local children. It started last year, when staff at the care home recognised that, due to Covid restrictions, the children of the Highland Perthshire town ...

  • 10/11/2021

    When it comes to Busting the Myths around care home life - you don't need to look much further than Balhousie Clement Park in Dundee.  Inventive Activities Coordinator, Hannah Maria Clark, decided, in true Monty Python style, it was Time for Something Completely Different! Inspired by a care home in the good ole U ...