For when you and your carers need a helping hand

For those who need short-term support, whether to give a loved one or carer a break, Cramond Residence offers respite care packages for people over the age of 55, from one week up to three months.

At the Residence we know that things can sometimes get too much and that you and those who care for you just need a break. Our short-term care packages are the perfect solution. All your needs will be taken care of and you’ll have a package of nursing care (based on a detailed personal care plan) designed to keep you nice and comfortable.

Hotel-style luxury to give you a real break

If you’re a carer, you can rest assured that your loved one will be able to enjoy all the benefits that Cramond Residence offers, including luxurious accommodation, freshly prepared nutritious meals, pre and post-dinner drinks, fantastic facilities and a wide range of activities and entertainments. This should give you the peace of mind you need – so you can both really relax and recuperate.


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 specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does respite care cost?

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

Who qualifies for respite care?

We don’t have any specific criteria for those we welcome for respite care (although you have to be over 50). If you think that you or your carers need a break, then get in touch.

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

Cramond Residence offers respite packages for people over the age of 55, from one week up to three months.

Can I have more than one session of respite care?

Yes, you can have many as you need to give your loved one or carer the rest that they need.

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 I have visitors?

Visiting hours are open but we do ask that visitors are responsible and that they take account of your 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 hr Nursing care is available. Dementia care is offered within the general group or in our specialist unit depending on the developmental stage of the illness.

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.