Care Home in East Dunbartonshire

Springvale Care Home is nestled in the town of Lennoxtown, situated at the foot of the beautiful Campsie Fells. The Campsie Fells are a magnificent range of hills in central Scotland, stretching east to west from Denny Muir to Dumgoyne in Stirlingshire and overlooking Strathkelvin to the south.

Our beautiful purpose-built home offers elegant accommodation for up to 96 residents and a place where care experts deliver outstanding care services such as Residential, Nursing, Respite, and specialised Dementia Care. We strive to create a lifestyle for each of our residents, where they are able to enjoy each day in a way that is entirely suited to them.

Life at Our Care Home in East Dunbartonshire

Our care home is situated in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, approximately 12 miles north of Glasgow and 19 miles west of Dunbarton. The local area features a selection of shops, restaurants, cafés, and picturesque rolling hills; the public transport options readily available ensure that those who live with us are able to explore the local area easily and independently.  

From peaceful promenade walks to exploring the volcanic hills in Campsie Fells, the area surrounding Springvale Care Home has plenty to offer. Our activities team goes above and beyond to create a widely varied activities programme that offers residents fun and stimulating experiences held both inside our beautiful home as well as in the local East Dunbartonshire area.

Exterior of Care Home

Caring for Our Residents

Springvale Care Home runs on the philosophy that care homes should offer more than simply meeting medical needs, it’s about caring for our resident’s health, wellbeing and interests and supporting them as as a whole.

We pride ourselves on the exemplary person-centred care services delivered each and every day; working closely with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed and personalised care plan that considers both the medical and lifestyle needs that impact their overall wellbeing.

 

Residential Care

Residents can enjoy living in a community while receiving respectful and expert care that is entirely tailored to their needs. We provide varying levels of personal care as well as wellbeing and medical care to all, while encouraging independence for those residents who might find it difficult to manage a household, fulfil personal care, look after themselves at home or are looking to enjoy the social benefits of a group setting.

Nursing Care

Within this setting, we are also able to provide nursing care. Our team is highly skilled and qualified to provide exceptional nursing care for our residents with high dependency needs, physical limitations, and, when indicated, professional and compassionate palliative care. We go above and beyond to ensure that each and every one of our residents are satisfied. We take pride in treating each person with the highest dignity and respect.

Dementia Care

We are honoured to also be able to support residents with dementia care. We understand that those living with dementia require elements of specialist care, and so our staff are highly trained and certified to provide various levels of dementia care; our team is continually developing skills and increasing knowledge to ensure they are providing the finest dementia care possible to each and every one of our residents.

Respite Care

We are also able to offer respite care at our care home in East Dunbartonshire. This service allows residents to rest and heal while also allowing caregivers and family members to unwind and shut off for a while. Our knowledgeable and caring team are trained to recognise and respond to a wide range of health concerns, allowing them to provide personalised care 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Places to Explore in and Around East Dunbartonshire

We place every effort into ensuring residents are stimulated and lead a fulfilled life each and every day. Our caring team provides ample opportunity for residents to make the most of every day; from enjoying live entertainment from the comfort of their own home to a quiet walk around the gardens, to Pet Therapy sessions everyone can enjoy a comfortable environment where joy can be found in the little details.

We dedicate ourselves to offering activities and opportunities that allow residents to have fun and make the most of social opportunities; from participating in our activities programme to attending trips to the local community, daily life at Springvale Care Home is varied, personalised and allows each individual to lead a fulfilled life both within the home and in the local surrounding areas.

 

Dumbarton

Dumbarton is a town on the River Clyde, west of Glasgow where you will find Dumbarton Castle. Dumbarton is sited on volcanic rock. Here, visitors can admire great examples of 18th century Georgian military architecture and stunning views from the Tower Crag. Throughout Dumbarton Castle’s long history, it has been a royal residence and a fortress and has fascinating connections from the Vikings to the Scottish Wars of Independence. Voted number two of attractions to visit by Trip Advisor, this wonderful location offers a scenic view and is known for its enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide/castle manager.

To the west of Dumbarton lies the ever-popular Overtoun Estate. Overtoun is a stunning country house in West Dunbartonshire, and is used as the Centre for Hope and Healing, a tearoom and guided tours and walks throughout the summer months. One of the town’s most popular attractions is the fascinating Denny Tank Museum. This maritime museum offers a unique opportunity to step back in time to the days of Victorian ship design, with displays of hull models and the working ship model testing tank.

Walking enthusiasts are spoilt for routes; West Dunbartonshire Council has listed the top eight walks around the Dumbarton area. These walks include fantastic opportunities to go hillwalking in the Kilpatrick Hills and in the hills west of the Vale of Leven.

Glasgow

Glasgow’s exciting and vibrant city centre offers a variety of things to see and do for all ages and interests. Easily accessible in 30 minutes by car and with great public transport links, Glasgow continues to be a favourite destination for our residents and their loved ones. Rated 5-stars by VisitScotland, Glasgow Science Centre is another must-visit for families when in Glasgow. Providing programmes of entertaining Science theatre, a Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, this science centre introduces science in an engaging way and can be enjoyed by all ages.

Visitors can take advantage of Glasgow’s close proximity to the Scottish Highlands on a hassle-free day trip to Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands. with a 5-star review from Trustpilot, this trip is ideal for history buffs and nature lovers. The guided tour transports its guests to historic battle sites and ancient castles, as well as reveals gorgeous natural landscapes. Glasgow offers a variety of excursions and attractions for a fun-filled day away from the home.

For those who take pleasure in the natural beauty that Scotland has to offer, Mugdock Country Park is a stunning country park with 270 hectares of woodland where you can tour the ruins of Mugdock Castle. A favourite with locals is Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, with 22 galleries featuring a varied collection of historical objects, there is so much to explore and learn.

Edinburgh

Accessible by car in approximately one hour from Springvale Care Home, this fast-paced city has so much to offer residents and their families. Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1,000 rare animals from around the world and home to the UK’s only Giant Pandas and Koalas. The Royal Botanic Gardens is a pleasure for all ages, where you can enjoy leisurely strolls and family picnics and the garden offers wonderful views of the capital’s skyline. Located just one mile from the city centre, this beautiful part of Scotland presents visitors with peace and tranquility amongst 72 acres of stunning scenery.

For those who enjoy soaking up history, we recommend visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia, which served the queen for over 40 years. This tourist hotspot is a wonderful time capsule where you can learn about the royal floating palace, indulge in afternoon tea in the tea room, and peruse the gift shop for unique souvenirs.

Those who like both playing and spectating sports also do not have far to go as both Edinburgh Rugby Stadium and Carrick Knowe Golf Course are just a short distance away. Both the Old & New Towns of Edinburgh offer fantastic days out with a variety of places to eat, drink and discover. Whether you have been to Edinburgh once, or ten times, there is something new to discover with each visit.

How to Find Us 

East Dunbartonshire borders the north of Glasgow and contains many of the affluent areas to the north of the city, including Bearsden, Milngavie, Balmore and Torrance, as well as many of the city’s commuter towns and villages. Being centrally placed serves itself well to be easily accessible by road, rail and air.

 

Travelling by bus

  • The nearest bus station is Station Road which is 207 ft away from Springvale Care Home.
  • Buses to Glasgow City Centre run directly from Lennoxtown and take approximately 54 minutes.

Travelling by car

  • For those using a Sat Nav, please enter the postcode G66 7HA.
  • For those using Google Maps, click here.
  • Springvale Care Home is situated to the north of Glasgow City Centre and is easily accessible off B822 from the A803 which links to the M80/M8.
  • Springvale Care Home is situated to the west of Edinburgh City Centre and is easily accessible off A891/A803 which links to the M80/M876.

Travelling by air

  • The nearest airport to Lennoxtown is Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) Airport which is 17.7 miles away.
  • Other nearby airports include Edinburgh (EDI) (39.2 miles), and Newcastle International Airport (156 miles).

FAQs

Here are the top questions people have regarding life at Springvale Care Home, East Dunbartonshire. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

There are certain signs you or your loved one might be ready to make that transition into a care facility. Most noticeably are changes in eating habits, disorientation and confusion.

If you have any questions regarding your loved one, are looking for an assessment and are considering moving them into a care home, please get in touch, all staff are on hand to help and provide reassurance where possible.

Should care requirements change during a resident’s stay, we adapt medical care as necessary; we regularly assess the care provided and ensure that it is tailored to your current needs and requirements.

At Springvale Care Home we proudly offer a wide range of facilities and activities for our residents to use and take part in. There really is something for everyone, from a beautifully landscaped, private enclosed garden to day trips to becoming a part of the local community, residents can enjoy something new every day. 

Our home supports residents in a way that enables them to carry on with a lifestyle they desire, from socialising with friends, enjoying wonderful food through to making regular visits to the local East Dunbartonshire area.

You may be eligible for either Local Authority, Council or NHS funding, depending on your specific circumstances (Funded Nursing Care or Continuing Health Care).To explore any potential funding sources, we advise you to seek independent financial advice.

Get in Touch Today 

Our knowledgeable and caring care experts welcome any questions you may have about our Residential, Nursing, Respite, or Dementia Care. You can talk to us regarding your, or a loved one’s care needs or request further information about life at our care home in East Dunbartonshire either by telephone on 01360 312 765 or by emailing us at info@springvalecare.com.

Alternatively, you can complete our online enquiry form to request a callback, and one of our team members will be in touch. We look forward to speaking with you.