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QME Care

Place & Space – Closed due to Covid 19

We offer activities during the week, weekends and evenings such as:

  • Weekly drop in Cafe Wednesdays: 10 – 3pm
  • Art Club, Baking, Helping you to learn new skills and retain old ones
  • It’s all about you, you can help us develop the centre through your input

Volunteers are key to a community centre such as Place and Space. You could make a difference to a persons life simply by giving your time and a listening ear. If interested please email us for more information.

life changes trust

A centre of excellence for dementia resources on your doorstep

There are currently 90,000 people living in Scotland with dementia, by 2020 it is estimated that there will be around 20,000 new cases diagnosed each year!

It is a very individual illness and the best care needs to be equally individual. Many people currently have travel further afield for specialist dementia facilities.

At Place & Space we are excited to be able to offer a community resource centre for people living with dementia and their families to have a safe place and space where they feel comfortable and feel a real sense of belonging. The Place and Space facility is supported by Life Changes Trust for the benefit of the community.

With your help we can ensure more people can use these resources within their local community. Will you help us?

Check out our social media pages to learn more!

Twitter: @PlaceSpaceKelso

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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