Service Details

Brief description:

Situated on the Island of Tiree, close to Scarinish, Tigh-a-Rhuda Care Home is for older people and offers accommodation for 11 permanent residents and has 1 respite care place.

Organisation name:

Argyll and Bute Council

Type of break:

Residential Care Home with Short Break/Respite Places

Care needs catered for:

Dementia, Infirm and Elderly, Learning Disability

Ages catered for:

Older Adults

How do people access your service:

Referrals for care home services are usually made by health care professionals (GP, District Nurse, ward staff, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist), carers, carers centres or are self referrals. Referrals should be made to the local social work department. All referrals are considered and the referrer will be notified that their request has been received and acted upon.

Type of accommodation:

Single rooms only. No ensuite. Various moving and handling aids and Osford and standard hoists. Variable height bath.

Cultural needs catered for:

We can cater for all diets. Most of the staff can understand gaelic and some can converse. We hold church services weekly alternating between Church of Scotland or Baptist and should the need arise we have a visiting Roman Catholic priest. Clients can have private visits from ministers and also communion in their own rooms. We also provide transport to the two churches on a Sunday.

Full service description:

In addition to the care home there is a separate wing with 5 single rooms which are jointly staffed by community nursing services and the home care staff.  All resident areas are covered by a staff call system and assistance can be readily summoned. The 12 bedrooms are fully furnished and each has a lockable drawer for your valued personal possessions. Bedrooms are fitted with television points and some have telephone points. Bedroom windows open to within safety limits. The care home has 1 sitting room, 1 smoke room, and 1 dining room and is wheelchair accessible throughout.

Price information:

Please contact us on 01879 220 407 for information about our prices.

Organisation providing this information:

Tigh A Rudha

Quality Assurance Accreditation:

Care Inspectorate

Accessibility Details

Dementia Adaptations:

Staff training


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