Nursing Home in Ayrshire

A stone’s throw from Troon Harbour, our elegant care home is in one of Ayr’s most picturesque locations. Troon is a charming beach town on Scotland’s west coast, in the county of Ayrshire

Our purpose-built home offers luxurious accommodation for up to 56 residents and delivers outstanding Residential, Dementia, Nursing, and Respite care. We strive to curate a lifestyle for each of our residents, where they are able to enjoy a lifestyle that is entirely suited to them. Whether they want to enjoy afternoon tea in the peaceful, landscaped gardens, socialise with friends and family in one of our dining rooms, sit back and enjoy the live entertainment from the comfort of their own home or explore the beautiful surroundings of Queens View Harbour Care Home, there really is something for everyone to enjoy.

Our Nursing Home in Ayrshire, Scotland 

Our Nursing Home is based in the peaceful town of Troon, situated on the west coast of Ayrshire, Scotland, approximately eight miles north of Ayr and three miles northwest of Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The local area features a selection of shops, restaurants, cafés and coastal areas; the public transport options readily available ensure that residents are able to explore the local area easily and independently.  

From peaceful promenade walks to exploring Dundonald Castle, the area surrounding Queens View Harbour Care Home has plenty to offer. Our Activities Team works hard to create a widely varied activities programme that offers residents fun and stimulating experiences held both inside our beautiful home as well as in the local Troon area.

High-Quality Care Remains Our First Priority

Queens View Harbour Care Home is a warm, home-from-home environment that has been designed to promote small group living for older people as well as the highest standards of care. With our Residential Care, residents can enjoy living in a community while receiving respectful and dignified care that is entirely tailored to their needs. We provide as much or as little support as needed to each of our residents while encouraging independence for those residents who might find it difficult managing a household, look after themselves at home or are looking to enjoy the social benefits from the companionship of others in a group setting. 

Within our, we are also able to provide Nursing Care. Our team is highly skilled and qualified to provide excellent care and support for our residents with high dependence needs, physical limitations, and, when indicated, professional and compassionate palliative care. Key Nursing is a technique we adopt when delivering Nursing Care that ensures each resident is assigned a nurse who is accountable for the continuum of care and is a constant point of contact for both the resident and their loved ones.

We are proud to also be able to support residents with dementia. We understand that those living with dementia require elements of specialised care, and so our staff are highly trained and certified to handle all aspects of dementia; our team is continually learning new skills, and knowledge and receiving ‘Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care Training’ to ensure they are providing the finest care possible to each and every one of our residents. We are also able to offer Respite Care; this service allows residents to rest and heal while also allowing caregivers and family members to unwind and shut off for a while. With all of our care services, our Home Manager will carry out a consultation prior to admission. Our specialised, dedicated staff are trained to recognise and respond to a wide range of health concerns, allowing our residents to provide personalised treatment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Life in Ayrshire, Scotland

Our hardworking team strives to provide a wide range of options so that residents have everything they need to live a full and diverse life. We encourage all residents to continue doing what makes them happy, whether it’s reading a book in the tranquil gardens, popping to the local town of Ayr, or visiting a local farm. Our Activity Coordinator plans weekly events such as sing-alongs, arts and crafts, and movie days to be both entertaining and accessible. We also organise a number of excursions to Troon’s most popular sights and enjoy building bonds with the local community. Whether residents want to focus on exploring the local area of Troon or wish to enjoy a family day trip further afield we think that no two days should be the same, and with the abundance of things to do, they never have to be.

 

Ayr

Ayr is a charming seaside town in South Ayrshire on Scotland’s west coast and makes an ideal starting point to explore South West Scotland. Famed for its beautiful golden beaches, fascinating attractions, and vibrant local culture Ary has something to offer everyone. Perched upon the top of a sea cliff, Greenan Castle is a scenic tourist spot offering spectacular views towards Arran Island. This 16th-century ruined tower house is a key point of interest along the Ayrshire Coastal Path. The Ayr Gaiety Theatre is one of Scotland’s iconic theatres and offers a professional programme ranging from international ballet and opera to pantomime and musical theatre, stand-up and jazz to award-winning drama and classic live bands. Lang Scots Mile is a one-mile scenic walking trail along the seacoast and is completely flat, therefore suitable for wheelchairs. This wonderful walk offers superb views over the Firth of Clyde to Arran, Kintyre and the Cumbraes. With a children’s play park halfway along the path, this is a great activity for families with children. One of the most famous tourist attractions in Ayr, is the humble cottage where Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns, was born and spent the first few years of his life. The Robert Burn’s Birthplace Museum is aptly located in Alloway, the village in which Burns was born. The Museum itself holds fascinating collections about the early years or Burn’s life, alongside themed events.

Glasgow

Glasgow’s vibrant city centre offers a variety of things to see and do for all ages and interests. Easily accessible in under one hour by car and with great public transport links nearby, including rail and bus services, Glasgow continues to be a favourite destination for our residents and their loved ones. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland’s most visited free attraction. Explore our 22 galleries and discover everything from art to animals, Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh and so much more. Kelvingrove Museum opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. Rated 5-stars by VisitScotland, Glasgow Science Centre is another must-visit when in Glasgow. Providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, this science centre introduces science to everyone. Visitors can take advantage of Glasgow’s close proximity to the Scottish Highlands on a hassle-free day trip to Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands. with a 5-star review from Trustpilot, this trip is ideal for history buffs and nature lovers. The guided tour transports its guests to historic battle sites and ancient castles, as well as reveals gorgeous natural landscapes. Voted one of the friendliest cities in the world, Scotland’s biggest city is a mix of arts, culture and Celtic charm and is an unmissable destination to explore.

Isle of Arran

From towering hills to fabulous forest trails and many local foodie havens, visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do on the Isle of Arran. The 3 ways to get from Troon to Isle of Arran are by bus, ferry, train or taxi. From lte March to October the ferry operates up to nine sailings daily and travellers can be on the island in just 30 minutes. Caledonian MacBrayne Ardrossan Ferry Terminal can be reached in just 30 minutes from Queens View Harbour Care Home. For first-time visitors, Mogabout is highly recommended, and with its 5-star Trustpilot review, is the perfect way to explore the island. This tour takes visitors around the island, where they will discover standing stones, castles, distilleries, lochs, glens, beaches and woodlands. For those travelling with loved ones, Brodick Castle and Country Gardens is a grand baronial castle and estate for the perfect family day out; gardens, woodland, waterfalls and a castle packed with treasures make this an island must-visit. For gold enthusiasts, Lochranza Golf Course is famous for being one of the most beautiful locations in Scotland to play a round. Just off the Isle of Arran, Holy Isle features an ancient spiritual heritage which dates all the way back to the sixth century. A sacred site dedicated to peace and well being, there is a Centre for World Peace and Health at the north of the island where an ongoing course and retreat programme takes place. Day visitors are welcome to enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the island. The 55-mile island has so much to discover and is the perfect place to visit time and time again.

How to Find Us 

Queens View Harbour Care Home is located on the west coast of Ayrshire; being centrally placed serves itself well to be easily accessible by road, rail and air.

Travelling by car

  • For those using a Sat Nav, please enter the postcode KA10 6BE.
  • For those using Google Maps, click here.
  • Queens View Harbour Care Home is situated to the west of Glasgow City Centre and is easily accessible off B749 from the A78/A79 which links to the M74/M77.

Travelling by rail

  • The nearest train station is Troon Station which is 0.8 miles away.
  • Trains from Glasgow City Centre run directly to Troon and takes approximately 48 minutes.
  • Trains from Edinburgh City Centre run to Troon and require at least one change.

Travelling by air

  • The nearest airport to Ayr is Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) Airport which is 3.3 miles away.
  • Other nearby airports include Glasgow (GLA) (29 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (60 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (76.8 miles) and Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (84.1 miles).

We’d Love to Hear from You 

We pride ourselves on our 24-hour, person-centered care and welcome any and all enquiries you may have about Troon, our local community or any other service we offer here at Queens View Harbour Care Home. Our passionate and friendly team is ready to answer any questions you may have. Please call us on: 01292 435 971, email: info@queensviewharbour.co.uk or complete our online enquiry form to request a callback. We look forward to speaking with you.