Hailed as a stunning example of a modern purpose built care home when it opened in 2005, Methven House continues to display a high level of both comfort and quality.
Methven House, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy
Methven House provides nursing care on three floors with a total of 60 bedrooms - 58 large single rooms and two double rooms for couples who have decided that the time is right to enjoy round the clock care and attention. The upper floors are accessed by two lifts. All bedrooms are spacious and airy with en-suite toilets and either a shower or a bath.
The top floor features extra large bedrooms and en suite shower rooms giving these residents almost unprecedented independence within a comforting cocoon. Methven House also enjoys a wide range of facilities ranging from an in-house hairdressing salon to an internet café.
A state-of-the-art sprinkler system, low surface-temperature radiators and other special safety and security systems have been designed-in, as have sun-pipes to provide natural light wherever possible. Direct-dial telephone system with itemised billing is installed in each bedroom. The nursing home also features specialised bathing facilities and an intercall alarm facility with its own audio link which alerts staff instantly to any problems and allows instant communication between residents and care staff.
Surrounding Methven House are its own private landscaped garden areas where residents can take a stroll or simply sit and enjoy the fresh air and flowers.
Ideally located in the heart of Kirkcaldy town centre, its close proximity to the local bus and train stations also places Methven House within easy reach of the many attractions of the surrounding area. Edinburgh is easily reached by both road and rail.
With regular outings to the shops, shows - the famous Adam Smith Theatre is within yards of the nursing home - and other places of interest in the company's own minibus there is always plenty to do. Residents can take join in the busy schedule of organised events from exercise classes to reminiscence sessions and games within Methven House.
Kingdom Homes also run a number of residents clubs including a car club, wildlife club, photography club and a creative writing group to name but a few. Residents from all eight care homes in the group may attend these clubs should they choose to do so.
View the latest Care Inspectorate Report for Methven House.