Recent media coverage suggesting that Wellgreen Care Home would be closing down raised many concerns amongst staff at Wellgreen as well as families of residents. Stirling Council's Social Care service has produced a Q&A which we hope will answer some of your questions.
Run by Clackmannanshire Council, Menstrie House is Clackmannanshire Council's only dedicated, purpose-built residential establishment for older people in Clackmannanshire.
The building lies at the foot of the Ochil Hills in the village of Menstrie which is sited on the main St Andrews - Stirling Road (A91).
The service provides physical, social and emotional care to frail, older people and older people with dementia.
Use the links below to view information relating to services at Menstrie House:
Menstrie House is credited with ISO 9001:2008 standard for quality of care, with the health care mark awarded for exceptional high standards. The home in inspected twice yearly to ensure the standard is maintained.
Menstrie House is a registered care home and as such complies with all the regulations of the National Care Standards. The home is regularly inspected and the Care Inspectorate (SCSWIS) Inspection Reports are available within Menstrie House and from this page.
The central aim of the service to older people in Clackmannanshire is to provide high quality care in a residential setting offering support which is appropriate to individual need and the opportunity to realise individual potential.
The activities on offer vary according to what individuals want to do. Flexible support can be arranged where possible according to individual needs.
Whenever possible the service strives to help service users access community based activities and opportunities.
Staff work closely with the Area Rehab Team, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, District Nurses etc.
Traditional homemade food is prepared in the home kitchen and menus are devised in consultation with service users. Dietary needs and preferences are discussed and catered for.
While meals are usually served at set times throughout the day, this is flexible to meet individual requests or requirements.
Light snacks can also be prepared in the fully stocked kitchens situated in each lounge area.
Tea and coffee are available throughout the day for service users, families and visitors.
All persons who become service users of Menstrie House are firstly assessed by a member of the Social Services Community Care Assessment Team.
A short video about Menstrie House posted on You Tubeis available to view via this page.
If you would like an informal discussion please contact Menstrie House using the details below and we will be happy to advise.
For more information, please see our Social Services Complaints Procedure web page.
Team Leader, Adult Care
Menstrie House, Main Street West, Menstrie, FK11 7BT
Tel: 01259 762482 / 450000 Fax: 01259 763216