The care you need to get better after illness or surgery

If you or a loved one needs to spend time in hospital, due to surgery or illness, the thought of having to go through the recovery process at home without medical and nursing assistance may feel daunting. A short term stay at Cramond Residence is the answer. We aim to help people recover their strength and independence, so that they can return home as soon as possible.

Our recuperative and convalescent care is tailored to individual needs (based on a detailed personal care plan) and is designed for anyone recovering after a hospital stay or illness. Where appropriate, we will deliver the recovery strategy prepared by your hospital doctor or physiotherapist.

On a day-to-day basis, our dedicated and friendly team will be available at any time to do all necessary post-operative wound dressing and to oversee the delivery of medication. Our resident GP will provide continuity of care to ensure that recovery is as rapid as possible.

To speed your recovery further, our physiotherapy gym and treatment area will allow you to exercise safely under the supervision of a specially trained physiotherapist. This service is supplemented by our regular body-balance classes, clinically proven to reduce the likelihood of falls.

Hotel-style luxury to help you really recover

You’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits that Cramond Residence offers, including luxurious accommodation, freshly prepared nutritious meals, fantastic facilities and a wide range of activities and entertainments. At the same time all of your needs with be taken care of, so you can really relax and concentrate on getting better.

Key benefits:

  • Care based on detailed Personal Care Plans
  • Caring and compassionate nursing teams.
  • Dedicated physiotherapy support and gym facilities.
  • Frequent GP visits and 24-hr care and support.
  • Unique on-line Mobizio app so that loved ones can check all is well.
  • Individual care approach ensures recovery plans are bespoke and suited to individual needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is recuperation care?

Recuperation care provides carefully focused care to help speed recovery after an accident or illness.

How much does recuperation care cost?

For full details of our weekly care costs go to the Paying for Care page.

Who qualifies for recuperation care?

We don’t have any specific criteria for those we welcome to Cramond Residence for recuperation care (although you have to be over 55). If you think that you cannot cope with recovering after an illness or accident, then get in touch.

How many days/weeks of recuperation care do you offer?

Cramond Residence offers recuperation care packages that are based on individual need. They usually last for between one week and three months.

Will you provide support and advice to the person who’s been caring for me?

Yes, so long as you agree with your details being shared with relevant others.

How often can visit my loved one at Cramond?

Visiting hours are open but we do ask that visitors are responsible and that they take account of their loved one’s needs for rest and therapeutic activity. We also ask that consideration be given to other residents within the residence.

What levels of nursing and dementia care do you offer?

24 hour Nursing care is available.

What is the ratio of staff to patients?

We have a ratio of one staff member to every four residents, which allows us to provide excellent levels of individual care and attention. We also check dependency levels on a daily basis and provide flexible staffing levels to accommodate specific needs at specific times.

What happens if I or my loved one is not happy with any aspect of the care you offer?

We work tirelessly to make sure you are 100% happy, however, we do have a formal complaint procedure that will deal with any issues in a transparent and professional manner.