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Recreational coordinator, Avonpark care home

Posted by on February 23, 2011
Big Events, Scotland / No Comments

We are organising our Burns supper and are going all out as it has been such a dreary winter.  We have highland dancers coming in, a piper and 2 men from the local Masonic Lodge to come in and address the haggis and toast the lassies.  One of our own clients have also volunteered to say the Selkirk grace.  Looking forward to it already.


Perth Concert Hall-Carer’s go Free

Posted by admin on December 02, 2009
Bus Trips, Days Out, Perth, Scotland / No Comments

Any outing to Perth concert hall in the main Theatre also comes highly recommended and staff are excellent, the disabled seating and access is the best in Scotland and the seats are the best in the house.  Better still the carer gets to go free with those who require a wheelchair escort. With no booking fee and friendly staff it is well worth a visit


Scott Bamford, Occupational Therapist, Marchglen Care Home, Alloa.

Second World War-Bus Experience-Blackouts Bombs and Bananas

Posted by admin on December 02, 2009
Bus Trips, Days Out, Fife / No Comments

In the Fife council area there is a bus that can come to your home for free and provide a history experience of the time around Second World War. The bus experience is called ‘Blackouts Bombs and Bananas’ it is accessible to wheelchairs and bookings can be made through:
Janet Klak at Customer Services Team Leader, Glenwood Library, Generates KY6 1PA or via e-mail on

Even better is that there is no charge for this service.


Scott Bamford, Occupational Therapist, Marchglen Care Home, Alloa.

Free Canal Cruising-The Seagull Trust

Posted by admin on August 02, 2009
Days Out, Falkirk, Glasgow, Scotland / No Comments

A great day out that we had was on a boat belonging to the Seagull Trust, with a sail starting at the Falkirk Wheel going to the boat yard at Bantaskin.  The trip lasts approx 2 hours.  We went for high tea afterwards at the Dutch Inn, Skinflats who do a set menu for the elderly at two courses for £6.95.  The boat trip is donation only.  The Seagull trust has a website for more information.  They also have sailings from Kirkintilloch area.


MacKenzie Court




Glasgow Afternoon Lunch & Sing-a-Long


Sorry but Kaldis are no longer doing Afternoon Sing-alongs. 

3 Course Lunch and Sing-a-Long at the Willowbank Hotel in Largs

Posted by admin on April 22, 2009
Afternoon Sing-a-longs, Bus Trips, Days Out, In Largs, Largs, Scotland / No Comments

The Willowbank Hotel

96 Greenock Road, Largs, KA30 8PG

The hotel is located in the seaside town of Largs and has so many benefits including:
  • Easy place to drive to.
  • Enjoy a walk along the prom, prom, prom!
  • Visit the famous Nardini’s café for an ice cream.
  • Visit the many interesting local shops.
  • Large function room seating 180 people.
  • Easy parking for buses.
  • Wheelchair access and disabled toilets.
  • Large dance floor.

 The cost for a 3 course lunch and Sing-a-Long is £11.50

12.30 seating for a 1pm Lunch
Entertainment from 2pm till 3pm
Contact the Willowbank direct on 01475 672311 or email for bookings

Click here to view a video clip of a recent event.

Dates for 2017………

 March 15th

Wednesday 15th March, St Patrick’s Themed Show with Douglas

April 20th  

  Thursday 20th April, Variety Show with Elaine

May 11th & 25th

Thursday 11th May, Variety Show with Douglas

Thursday 25th May, Variety Show with Ben

June 26th  
Monday 26th June, Variety Show with Douglas

July 6th, 12th & 28th

Tuesday 6th July, Variety Show.

Wednesday 12th July, Variety Show with Stephen

Friday 28th July, Variety Show with Elaine

August 17th & 30th
Thursday 17th August, Variety Show with Douglas
Wednesday 30th August, Variety Show with Stephen

September 25th
Monday 25th September, Variety Show with Ben

October 26th
Thursday 26th October, Variety Show with Elaine

November 13th
Monday 13th November, Variety Show with Douglas

December 9th
Wednesday 13th  December, Christmas Show with Ben £13.95

*Please note all entertainers can be subject to change.*