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QME Care

Scottish Care Awards Winner 2019 & 2020

Scottish Care Awards Winner 2020
Scottish Care Awards Winner 2019

QME Care in Kelso has been recognised as one of the leading care homes in Scotland for two consecutive years, celebrating the best of the independent care home sector in Scotland.

88% of all care home support in Scotland is delivered by the independent sector, with these services caring for over 33,000 older individuals and employing nearly 46,000 people.

QME Care has won the Care Home of the Year category at the Scottish Care Awards for 2019 and 2020. These awards celebrate an individual service who are at the forefront of excellent care home provision in Scotland.

We are delighted to be recognised and are motivated to continue working to the very high standards that we pride ourselves upon.

Mrs Kelly Brown, QME Care Chief Executive said:

“We continually strive to evolve and become the best we can. Over the last 3 years we have worked hard to move to a rights/choice-based approach which enables people to be the best that they can.”

“The impact of the of the change in the model of care and support has created an environment that is happy, where the people who live here are contented. We have motivated staff teams who enjoy their work.”

For more information visit www.scottishcare.org.

Scottish Care Award Winner 2019 & 2020
Scottish Care

Vacancy – Nurse RGN/RMN

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a experienced Registered Nurses with QME Care based in Queens & Murray House, a specialist purpose built dementia care unit and residential setting in the Kelso, Scottish Borders. We are a value driven, not for profit charity...

Queens House to QME Care Rebranding

The original Queen’s House was established in 1954 with one residential Care Home. In 2001 a new building was developed to replace the old Queen’s House and the organisation increased from providing 20 residential rooms to 32. In 2018 Murray House opened, shortly...

Inside care homes: no end in sight

Have a read of this blog which featured in RCN Magazines: https://www.rcn.org.uk/magazines/bulletin/2020/october/inside-care-homes-no-end-in-sight

Comic Relief Funding

We are pleased to be progressing our Life Stories project which is funded by Comic Relief, capturing biographies through storytelling and art.

Volunteering at QME Care

Befriending and volunteering are such vital roles in our community. Appreciated more than words can express, QME Care is always looking for new volunteers. If this is of interest, please email us at info@qmecare.org for more information.

About us

QME Care provides accommodation in three separate houses: Queen’s House is a modern nursing home, Murray House is for people living with Dementia, and Evanthea House provides care for people with cognitive impairment. Find out more.

QME Care

Tel: 01573 224 886

Email: info@qmecare.org

QME Care, Angraflat Road, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7NS

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