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Employee of the Month July 2024

Rose is our employee of the month for June. She was nominated for injecting fun... Read more »

Dominoes & Cake

Dominoes and cake. Not a bad way to spend the afternoon!

Bird Watch

Our residents are loving bird watching this month!

Rickshaw Riders

Some of our residents wrapped up warmly for rickshaw rides in Kemnay last week. This... Read more »

Gratitude Tree

We are very fortunate to have the local children coming from the Primary school to... Read more »

Time for a cuppa

We were delighted to host the Dementia UK 'Time for a cuppa' fundraiser recently. Thank... Read more »

So happy we have to dance!

We love a song and a dance at Meigle! There are some songs that you... Read more »

Squirrels at Meigle

We were delighted to have the Squirrels from the 61st Glamis Scout Group to visit... Read more »

Pilates and Tennis at St Columbas

Our clients (and relatives) had a taster session for tennis from Rise and pilates from... Read more »

Employee of the Month

Lorraine is our Employee of the Month for May. She was nominated by relatives for… Read more »

Garden Party

St. Columba’s had a garden party on 18th May for everyone to enjoy. The weather... Read more »

Home bakes

Some lovely summery banana cakes made by our cook, Susan, today.

Drumdarroch Employee of the Month

Jesse was nominated Drumdarroch’s Employee of the Month for April for the kindness he shows... Read more »

Silent Disco

On 24th April we held a silent disco for the clients and their relatives. We... Read more »

Easter Egg Competition

We are now part of the Dundee activities network. We entered the Easter competition for... Read more »

St Columbas Easter Concert & Egg Painting

The clients enjoyed an Easter concert and some creative crafting painting Easter eggs.

Dunny Bunny

Our maintenance man, Colin, won our Lucky Squares prize, Dunny Bunny! Congratulations Colin!!

Staff Member of the Month

Congratulations to Pam for becoming our employee of the Month for March. Pam was described... Read more »

Cash For Kids Fundraiser

One of our resident's, Irene presented Jamie from North Sound Radio with £100 for Cash... Read more »

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER COMES TO HARESTANE!

On the 16th March we held a silent disco for the clients and their loved ones... Read more »

Employee of the Month

Congratulations to our Employees of the Month!! In January Michael was nominated by residents for... Read more »

Bake Sale Fundraiser

We had a fantastic day on the 23rd of February when we held a fundraising... Read more »

Elvis comes to Harestane

We booked Paul Thorpe – He is a world-renowned Elvis Tribute Act The clients love... Read more »

Drumdarroch Xmas Jumpers!

We held a 2 day Christmas Jumper event at Drumdarroch this week. Staff, residents and... Read more »

Our new Home Manager, Wendy, had a fabulous turnout for her “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday

She wishes to thank all those who came along for their warm welcome and kind... Read more »

Arts & Crafts at St Columbas

Arts & Crafts along with a game of dominoes was the enjoyment of the day... Read more »

Ballintuim Caravan Park Day Trip

Residents enjoyed a lovely day out on the mini bus to Ballintuim Caravan Park. They... Read more »

Harestane 2023 Summer Carnival

We organised a Carnival on the 22nd July 2023 to celebrate summer for our clients,... Read more »

90th Birthday Celebrations for Mary Rorke

Mary and her family had a lovely birthday celebration at St Columbas to celebrate her... Read more »

Indoor fun!

Tuesday 27th June was meant to be BBQ & concert day but due to the... Read more »

Fun in the Sun

It was all fun and laughter today in the sun with our new garden games.... Read more »

Coronation Celebrations at Harestane

We started preparing for the Coronation earlier than King Charles III. We received a donation... Read more »

St Columba’s BBQ

BBQ and music was the order of the day for early celebrations for the King’s... Read more »

80th at Magdalen House

Morris Milne turns 80 this week, and he wanted to celebrate with a magician, with... Read more »

Magdalens night at the races

It was a busy night on the racing totes with Magdalen residents scooping up lots... Read more »

Easter fun at St. Columba’s

The floors took part in decorating an easter basket with the winner being floor 3... Read more »

Harestane Care Home – A little bit of Karaoke

Harestane bringing out the Rockstars with residents enjoying Karaoke.  

Harestane Care Home – A bit of Boogie

Oh yes sir, we can boogie…… all day long!

Harestane Care Home – Valentines day Trip

Valentine’s Day, met with Dundee’s V&A which made for a great day out for these... Read more »

Harestane Care Home – Valentines Day Treats

Nothing says home like the smell of baking and who could resist a bit cake... Read more »

Harestane Care Home – Enjoying some arts and crafts

Arts & Crafts saw some of the residents enjoying making some personalised jewellery.

Harestane Care Home – We’re back into fitness

Better Gen fitness sessions getting started again. Better:Gen is committed to raising standards in healthcare... Read more »

St Columbas – Old Friends Meet Again

Old Friends meet again! xx  

St Columbas Care Home – Burns Day Celebrations

Burns party was in full swing on Wednesday 25th January with entertainment, buffet and of course... Read more »

Drumdarroch Care Home – Burns Day Celebration

On Wednesday we celebrated Burns Day with a traditional haggis, neeps and tatties lunch.   We... Read more »

St Columbas Festivities

Christmas parties were a great success for St. Columba’s.  There was a party on each... Read more »

Magdalen Supports their Local Ice Hockey Team

Magdalen Residents visited Dundee Ice Arena to Support their Ice Hockey Team.   A great time... Read more »

Marshmallows & Sparkles for Halloween at St Columbas

St. Columba’s celebrated Guy Fawkes with toasted marshmallows and sparklers.  Everyone had a great time!... Read more »

Halloween Fun at St Columbas

St. Columba’s Halloween Fun 31/10/22.  Great fun was had by residents, relatives and staff for... Read more »

In Remembrance of Mrs Kathryn Worsfold

In remembrance of Mrs Kathryn Worsfold Kathryn’s devoted family came to Harestane Care Home and... Read more »

Visit to Balnuith Alpacas

Residents of Harestane Care Home visited BALNUITH ALPACAS on Friday 23rd September, its also called... Read more »

Pyjama Day at St Columbas

Staff and residents had a fun filled day on Wednesday 14th September with pyjamas being the... Read more »

Arts and Crafts at St Columbas

Arts & Crafts were the order of the day on 24th August with residents choosing the... Read more »

Pampering Day at St Columbas

St Columbas residents were treated to a pampering afternoon by staff.  Ladies were given the... Read more »

The Baker

Harestane Carehome resident was a Baker and is keeping his hand in by creating his... Read more »

BBQ

Families and resident of St Columbas enjoyed a BBQ a Concert and some stalls in... Read more »

100th Birthday Celebrations

Bet McFarlane celebrated her 100th birthday with friends, family and staff at St Columbas on... Read more »

Queens Jubilee Celebrations

Harestane Care Home organised a traditional street type party to celebrate the Queens Jubilee weekend.   ... Read more »

Magdalen House Visit The Dundee Stars Ice Hockey Team

On Sunday 10th April 2022 residents of Magdalen House were treated to a spectacular derby... Read more »

Happy Halloween at Magdalen House

Residents at Magdalen House get ready for a Happy Halloween.    

Drumdarroch Care Home – Busy in the Garden

We may still be in lock-down but we have been very busy in the garden... Read more »

Simple Acts of Loving Kindness at Meigle Country house

SILK Elephant - Simple Acts of Loving Kindness are a strong community across all age groups... Read more »

Drumdarroch Care Home – enjoying the sun.

We were enjoying being out in the sun last week. It was glorious.........then it snowed... Read more »

Drumdarroch – Twister with the staff

Things might be difficult at the moment but we are still finding time for fun... Read more »

Drumdarroch – 10 Pin Bowling

A few lovely photos taken during a giant game of Snakes and Ladders last week... Read more »

St Columbas – Easter Goings On

Residents and staff have been keeping busy every day in St Columba’s. Some enjoyed waving... Read more »

St Columbas – CAPA – Care About Physical Activity

St Columba’s have recently committed to the Care Inspectorate initiative- CAPA( Care about physical activity)... Read more »

Having Fun at Harestane Care Home

Residents and Staff are exceptionally busy during these difficult times but they always make time... Read more »

Highland Dancers Entertain Harestane Care Home Residents

Highland dancers have stepped up to stage a virtual concert in a  bid to stay... Read more »

Hello from Insch School to Drumdarroch Residents

Hello from Drumdarroch! We are all well here in Drumdarroch Care Home.   It’s been... Read more »

Chippy Tea at Magdalen House

All Magdalen clients and staff would like to thank Seaways chip shop in Monifieth, who... Read more »

Mothers Day take 2 at Harestane

Residents kept themselves busy on Mothers Day at Harestane Care Home, writing messages to their... Read more »

Acts of Kindness at St Columbas Care Home

Acts of kindness for all at St Columba’s Care Home:   The Seaway chippie in... Read more »

St Columbas wishing everyone well

Residents at St Columba’s who are missing their loved ones, wrote messages to them to... Read more »

Games at Magdalen House

It was a chilled out Sunday at Magdalen, playing skittles then some bingo with Angus... Read more »

Mothers Day at Harestane Care Home

Harestane Carehome celebrated Mothers day a bit differently this year but kept spirits high with... Read more »

Thursday 12th March 2020 – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL VISITORS  Dear Family & Friends, The health and wellbeing of our… Read more »

Dundee woman May Christie, born on February 29 1920, celebrates ’25th’ birthday

May Christie is a Dundee great-great grandmother who remains forever young as she celebrated her... Read more »

Disco Fever Hits St Columbas

All residents, staff and relatives enjoyed a new experience recently when “Haud yer Wheesht” Silent... Read more »

Chinese New Year at Drumdarroch

On the 24th of January we celebrated the Chinese New Year at Drumdarroch.   We decorated... Read more »

Christmas at St Columbas

A busy Christmas at St Columba’s! Everyone had a great time over the festive period.... Read more »

Christmas at Drumdarroch

Christmas preparation started in November at Drumdarroch. We made Christmas cards, decorations and biscuits with... Read more »

Highland Dancers start the Hogmany Celebrations

Local Highland Dancers entertained the residents at Harestane Care Home.  

100th Birthday Celebrations

Mary Coyne was a 100 on the 21st December and we held a big celebration... Read more »

Halloween 2019 at St Vigeans

Everyone having fun getting the pumpkins ready for Halloween.

Halloween at St Columbas

Halloween has been in full swing in St Columba’s recently. Residents and staff enjoyed decorating... Read more »

Halloween at Drumdarroch

Halloween has arrived at Drumdarroch this week as we decorate with ghosts and ghouls.   ... Read more »

St Columbas – Retirement

Priority Staff member Susan Scott has retired after 19 years in St Columba’s Care Home. ... Read more »

St Columbas – Siblings enjoy a day in Dundee with Oor Wullie

Brother and sister Jack and Betty enjoyed a day out together in Dundee recently. They... Read more »

St Vigeans A Well Deserved Award

David received some well deserved recognition for his 5 year service volunteering at Marie curie.

St Vigeans enjoying Wimbledon

Everyone enjoyed Strawberries and cream while watching Wimbledon at St Vigeans.

Helping the Gardener

Helping the Gardner at St Vigeans.   We have lots of gardens and we like them... Read more »

Easter Prizes at St Vigeans

An Easter Party with prizes, here’s the winners with their creations.

DanceMania at St Vigeans

DanceMania visited St Vigeans and everyone had a great time.   It was hard work but… Read more »

St Vigeans Holiday in Tummel Valley

A Toast to St Vigeans enjoying a well deserved break in the Priority Care holiday... Read more »

Some Harvest from our gardens at Meigle Country House

Our poly tunnel all prepped and ready to go earlier this year.   And, some of… Read more »

Drumdarroch Knitting Circle

Drumdarroch Knitting Group recently went on a trip to deliver some very precious gifts.   Over… Read more »

Drumdarroch Tea Dance

In May 8 Drumdarroch residents and 3 members of staff attended a Tea Dance at… Read more »

St Columba’s Going for Gold

St Columbas enjoyed a day out at Going for Gold.

Meigle – First Harvest of 2019

The first harvest of potatoes from the garden at Meigle Country House.

Easter Bonnets at St Columbas

Residents enjoyed making their Easter bonnets and organising the raffle.    

Magdalen House Easter Barbeque

Everyone enjoyed themselves at the Magdalen House Easter Barbecue on Saturday 20th April.   The Weather... Read more »

The Puppets at St Columba’s

Residents, families and staff enjoyed being entertained with a visit from the puppet gang in... Read more »

Meigle Country House – Garden Poly Tunnel

This season’s crop of Onions, lettuce, potatoes tomatoes, cucumber, garlic coming along nicely.   The vegetables... Read more »

Harestane Highland Dancers

Harestane Clients were delighted to welcome Highland Dancer Alix who entertained them on 6th January... Read more »

Christmas Fun at St Columbas

  Staff, relatives and residents had a ball at their xmas parties in the home.... Read more »

Together all their lives

A brother and sister have stayed together all their lives until sister had to go… Read more »

Harestane Christmas Party 2018

Unsolicited Feedback from party organisers SSSC - We had a fabulous time yesterday. We had... Read more »

Gardening

One resident in Drumdarroch now regularly tends to our garden happily and independently, often having… Read more »

Trip to the Circus

We had a trip with residents from Magdalen and Harestane to the Chinese State Circus,... Read more »

2018 October Better Gen

Better:Gen is an exciting new concept in daily living and health promotion specifically targeting adults... Read more »

Special Olympics

Staff supported us to raise money to go towards our trip to Sheffield to take… Read more »

Easter Bunny Competition

We had a wonderful time designing an Easter Bunny competition this year. My Bunny came… Read more »

Halloween Afternoon Tea

Residents at Meigle Country House enjoying the entertainment by The Barons before sharing a Halloween... Read more »

Tummel Valley Holiday Home

Priority Care have purchased a Holiday Home in the beautiful Tummel Valley. The 6 berth… Read more »

Therapet

Stephanie Strachan our Team leader owns two ponies Raven and Coco. Coco is coming up... Read more »

Blair Drummond Visit

These are pictures from our annual visit to Blair Drummond Country Park. The clients in... Read more »

Better Gen

For several weeks now, clients at Harestane have been enjoying keep fit in a unique… Read more »

A guid yarn

St Columba’s was chosen to be part of the Dundee Rep programme for residents in... Read more »

Shetland Pony Visit

Residents, families and staff enjoyed a full day visit from the Shetland ponies from Therapy... Read more »

Going for Gold

A team of residents and staff represented St Columba’s at the Going for Gold Olympics,… Read more »

Drumdarroch Open Day

Drumdarroch Care Home held an Open Day on the 4th August 2018 to celebrate our... Read more »

Nursery Class Visit

Here at Drumdarroch we have fortnightly visits from our local Nursery class. The children who... Read more »