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Westerton Care Home recently hosted a fun Halloween party, bringing together staff, residents, and their families for an evening of socialising, catching up with loved ones and laughter.
Residents Enjoy Meeting Tilly
At Westerton, caring for our residents is not just about providing personal care and medical care. It’s also about tending to their emotional and psychological well-being. A heartwarming
National Beach Day
We created a beach theme area to Celebrate Oomph National Beach Day. National Beach Day is an annual event that celebrates all the sandy beaches across the UK.
Cycling Without Age Scotland
Residents and staff at Westerton Care Home were invited along to the Riverside Museum. We got the opportunity to feel part of the current cycling event by having
Glad to Care Week at Westerton
Westerton Care Home took part in Glad to Care Awareness Week which celebrates the high-quality care that the care staff deliver daily to care recipients. Glad to Care
A Party for The King’s Coronation
We had a week of celebrations for the Coronation of the King with the main party on Saturday and watching the ceremony live in the Cinema room. Entertainment
Celebrating The Warmer Weather
At Westerton Care Home, we are delighted to have booked our monthly canal boat trips with the warm weather fast approaching. April was our first outing as the
Residents Enjoy Day Trips Into The Local Community
We’ve been here, there and everywhere recently, and our residents here at Westerton Care Home are loving every minute of it! From local supermarket trips to shopping trips
Our Gentleman Visit a Boxing Gym
The gentleman at Westerton visited a local boxing gym and had the time of their lives. A big thank you to North Glasgow ABC Boxing for all their
Residents Enjoy Visit to Museum
In June, some of our gentleman residents paid a visit to the Riverside Museum, which is just a short drive from Westerton Care Home. These history aficionados had
The Catering Experience at Westerton
At Westerton Care Home we strive for the best that we can offer to the residents at the home and make sure their mealtime experiences are second to
Appreciating the Employees at Westerton Care Home
Management at Westerton Care Home showed their appreciation for all staff on Staff Appreciation Day which took place on March 4th 2022. Staff were given a range of
A Ladies Trip to Hairdressers
The ladies at The Westerton Care Home enjoy a well-deserved trip to our Hair Salon and Treatment Room for a coffee and a chat with one another. Our
Special Valentine’s Messages
The Activities Coordinators here at Westerton couldn’t wait to decorate our home for Valentine’s Day. The foyer looked simply stunning with red heart-shaped banners, balloons, roses and other
Chinese Night Treat for the Residents at Westerton Care Home
At the start of December, our residents at Westerton Care Home on Tiree Suite shared how they were missing not having a Chinese takeaway. So our dedicated team
Celebrating Our Male Residents this International Men’s Day
On the 19th of November, the residents and staff at Westerton Care Home celebrated International Men’s Day in style. Our dedicated staff members converted our cafe to a
Our Residents will be Singing, Stretching and Socialising their Way to Happiness with Thanks to our New Partnership
Everyone here at Westerton Care Home are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to engage residents and staff in a holistic world of wellbeing.
New wing now open!
We are delighted to announce our new custom built extension, providing us more space for 19 new residents, is now open! Since Westerton Care Home first opened its
Care Inspectorate Grading
The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body which supports improvement. That means they look at the quality of care in Scotland to ensure it meets high standards. Their
Thank You for our carehome.co.uk review score of 9.4
Being part of carehome.co.uk means we actively encourage residents and their families to talk about our home and the services we provide which we are extremely proud of.
Staff Profile: Amanda Oxford, Team Leader
Before joining the team at Westerton Care Home, Amanda Oxford was studying Health and Social Care at Anniesland College. While working at a call centre in the evenings
From Respite Stay to Becoming a Permanent Resident
In one of our short videos, one of our residents, Nora Liberi, talks about her journey from enjoying a respite stay to becoming a permanent member of the
A day in the life of our administrator, Shane Simmons
Shane joined Westerton Care Home in December 2019 as an Administrator, coming to the care industry with an extensive background in retail administration, and delivering first-class customer service.
Book lovers unite at Westerton
Our residents have been enjoying regular book group sessions since lockdown first began back in March. Our Activities Team Leader, Lorraine Marshall started the group with a view
Westerton’s Christmas Fayre faired well!
On Saturday we held our annual Christmas Fayre at Westerton Care Home. Residents, family and friends enjoyed an afternoon full of games, raffles, entertainment – and a lot
Christmas Fayre 2019
Join us at Westerton Care Home on Saturday 14th December for our annual Christmas Fayre! The fayre runs from 1pm – 3pm and will feature a variety of
Musicall afternoons going down a treat at Westerton
Residents from our care home have been having the greatest time with MusicALL and children from Colquhoun Park Primary School. The weekly classes (that run for 10 weeks)
We are recruiting for kitchen assistants
We are seeking to recruit both a full-time and part-time Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly team. Westerton is a custom-built care home, with a newly built extension,
We are recruiting for night carers
We are looking to recruit full-time Night Carers to join our team. Your main responsibility will be to provide personal care for each resident, attending to their needs
We are pleased to announce that due to demand for places our Bearsden care home is going to be expanding with a custom built extension providing us with
We are seeking to recruit Registered Nurses to join their friendly team. Westerton is a custom-built care home, with a newly built extension, designed to the highest standard
Scottish care awards 2017
We are delighted to announce we have two finalists in the Scottish Care Awards 2017. Resident and talented artist Nora Liberi, 92, has been nominated for The Resident
A special guest at Westerton The First Minister visits
The Day the First Minister Came to VisitWe were delighted to welcome the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to Westerton Care Home this Easter Monday, where she enjoyed a