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Care homes in Isle of Barra


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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Isle of Barra?

    There is 1 care home in Isle of Barra offering a range of specialisms. If you’re not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How are care homes in Isle of Barra regulated?

    All care homes in Isle of Barra are regulated by the Care Inspectorate (CI).

  • How many care homes in Isle of Barra specialise in dementia care?

    There is only 1 care home in Isle of Barra who offers specialist dementia care, this is St Brendan's (Care Home).

  • How much do care homes in Isle of Barra cost?

    On average residential care homes in Scotland cost £761 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £845 per week.

  • What is the difference between nursing homes and residential care homes?

    Residential care homes provide residents with accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication. However, a nursing care home will also provide medical care from a qualified nurse, including treatment for any illness or injuries.

  • Will I be entitled to local authority funding to help pay for a care home in Isle of Barra?

    In Scotland, if you are aged over 65 you are entitled to free personal and/or nursing care. If your total savings and property assets are below £28,500 then you may also qualify for local council funding. Read our care home funding article for more advice.

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