Welcome to

Pitkerro Care Centre

Pitkerro Care Centre is a purpose-built residential care home on Pitkerro Road in Dundee, a short distance from the picturesque town centre.

Our Ethos

We are committed to providing a caring environment that promotes every person’s independence, privacy, dignity, freedom of choice, rights, and personal fulfilment.

Our staff will work closely with you to develop a personal care plan that outlines the personal needs and preferences of every resident.

Our staff are on hand 24 hours a day and have strong experience to draw on. Pitkerro also prides itself in providing on-going training for all staff, to keep up to date with new care methods and innovations.

If you or your loved one comes to live here with us at Pitkerro, you and your family will always receive a quality service from everyone that works within the home.

We actively encourage family, friends, and contacts to support and visit on a regular basis.

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About the Property

Our home has 70 beds over two floors comprising residential, respite, nursing and dementia care.

The building and gardens are easily accessible in all areas, allowing plenty of options for residents to find company or a quiet corner depending on their wishes.

We all welcome you, your family and friends to the care centre and we hope that you settle well into your new home.

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Facilities

Each of our Homes are specifically designed for our residents that live with us.  With full en-suites in each of our Homes we ensure that personal care is kept personal.  We have a team of staff ensuring that our facilities are kept clean and maintained daily.

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Care Packages

Convalescent Stay
Emergency Placements
Long Term Stay
Separate Specialist Dementia Care Unit
Short Term / Respite Stay

Pitkerro Care Centre

Amenities

Assisted Bathrooms
Cafe
Call Bells
Daily Papers
Dining Rooms
En-suite Rooms
Garden
Hair Salon
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Lift
Lounge
Meals in Room
Outdoor Area
Own GP
Patio
Post
Protected Mealtimes
Public Transport
Purpose Built
Quiet Lounge
Resident Choice Menu
Single Rooms
TV Point
Wellbeing Activties
Wet Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Wi-Fi
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Specialist Care Services we assist with

Alcohol Dependence
Alzheimer's
Bipolar / Manic Depression
Cancer Care
Cerebral Palsy
Challenging Behaviour
Colitis & Crohn's Disease
Epilepsy
Head / Brain Injury
Hearing Impairment & Deafness
Huntington's Disease
Motor Neurone Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Orthopaedic
Parkinson's Disease
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Schizophrenia
Speech Impairment
Spina Bifida
Stroke
Visual Impairment
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Care Categories

Residential
Nursing
Nursing Dementia
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Older People

Live with us

If you are looking for a caring environment in Dundee that promotes, independence, privacy, dignity, freedom of choice, and personal fulfilment, please get in touch!

Life at 

Pitkerro Care Centre

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Lynsey Robbie

Meet the Manager

I am a registered general nurse and throughout my career I have been fortunate to care for some wonderful people both in the hospital setting and the private sector. I have progressed professionally throughout my career and have vast experience as a home manager. My focus is on delivering high standards of care for all, and to create a warm homely and inviting environment.

Working at 

Pitkerro Care Centre

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Dundee and are committed to and passionate about the provision of the highest quality care, please get in touch!

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How to Find us

Phone: 01382 214 520

Address:
146 Pitkerro Road,
Dundee, DD4 8ER

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Latest News

Afternoon fun All our residents had a fun afternoon at Pitkerro. Smiles all round
Watch out!!! Bit of a dangerous afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre, as our residents lined up for a spot of dart and axe throwing 🪓 🎯
The whole race
It’s a snow man in summer!!!
The start of the race!! Who is going to win?
The inflatables / Sports day We do nothing by halves at Pitkerro and today he hosted a sports day with a difference. Both residents and staff took part in the fun filled day and everyone had a great time. Look out for more posts later today!!!
Visits in the sunshine We had a special visitor this afternoon at Pitkerro, when Charlie came to say hello to our residents
#WednesdayWisdom Introducing Jackie, our student nurse at Pitkerro. Her words of wisdom on this Wednesday are: There is light at the end of the tunnel
Hudson breakfast Like every month, we celebrate our heritage with a delicious Canadian breakfast 🇨🇦. This month, at Pitkerro Care Centre, we had a pirate themed breakfast. All our residents, as you can see, loved making them.
Anyone for tennis 🎾 No? Not us either, we much prefer a game of badminton with our residents at Pitkerro Care Centre. Much more fun 🤩
Over the weekend There’s no stopping us over the weekend at Pitkerro. We’ve celebrated Father’s Day with a pint (or two) whilst watching the football, been involved in lots of sporting activities and some of our ladies had pamper sessions.
Watching the football Despite the result last night our residents at Pitkerro enjoyed watching the football. On to the next game Come on Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Ready for the Euros We are ready for the start of Euro 24 at Pitkerro Care Centre. All our residents will be cheering on the boys later. Come on Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Flower arranging Our residents at Pitkerro Care Centre, spent some time this morning flower arranging. Everyone loves the blooms 🌷
#WednesdayWisdom From Morgan, a carer at Pitkerro, comes our wisdom on a Wednesday: “Live for today as you don’t know what tomorrow brings” Carpe diem, Morgan
Bird boxing!! Fred, our resident at Pitkerro and Chaz, our maintenance man, went around our ground floor today adding window bird feeds to the unit windows, looking forward to see what kind of birdies we get
We’ve been to Iceland Well the supermarket over the road, not the country!! Our residents at Pitkerro, wanted to stretch their legs this morning and get a bit of retail therapy, so we had a trip to Iceland, to see what we could see.
Candy floss It’s not everyday that you get to spin your own sugar into candy floss. However, our residents at Pitkerro have been doing just that. Fantastic
Raising money for Dementia UK Our resident at Pitkerro Care Centre, Maggie, was super thrilled with her relative walking 38 miles for Dementia UK and raising £856 Super job and very well done for a very great cause 👏
Over the weekend We don’t stop at Pitkerro Care Centre, just because it’s a weekend. Every day we ensure that our residents wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do. We especially love the sunny weather cure in Dundee, so we get outside as much as possible.
Out and about in Dundee Yesterday we met up with the Dundee Dragons Wheelchair Sports Club again, to give a couple more residents, Rab and Helen, a ride on the fantastic bikes. As always they loved it. Many thanks from us at Pitkerro Care Centre
#nationalyoyoday Yesterday was National Yo-yo day and like most things we love to celebrate nearly everything at Pitkerro Care Centre. Our residents loved playing, like they did in younger years, with the yo-yos. 🪀
Tai Chi This morning at Pitkerro Care Centre, we turned our hand to the old Chinese art of Tai Chi. Not only does the movements get your blood pumping, it’s also great for the mind and soul. Want to join us for a session?
I want to ride my bike Joyce is our 97 years young lady who fancied a little go on the bicycle, with the help of our carer Franco, anything is possible 🚲 Well done Joyce 👏
#WednesdayWisdom Our carer Franco from Pitkerro. Franco is Italian his words are Vivere Senza rimpianti- this means to live life without regrets 😊 Bellisimo Franco 🇮🇹
Church service We’ve been joined this afternoon by Fintry Parish Church at Pitkerro Care Centre. They held a service at the home for residents to join, if they wished
Pairing plates A game to get the memory working at Pitkerro this afternoon. Residents took turn in choosing a couple of plates and had to remember what numbers were underneath
Can’t stop the beat!! Our residents at Pitkerro love a great workout and this morning we’ve been making sure that the beat doesn’t stop with some fantastic drumming. A great physical workout and keeping the beat works wonders for our residents and the best thing about it is that they have loads of fun 🥁
Re-potting the plants Our residents at Pitkerro love a bit of gardening, it's what everyone is used to doing. So, when it was time to re-pot some of the plants for summer blooms, our residents got stuck in. Cannot wait to see them grow 🌷🪻🌹🪷🌺🌸🌼🌻
Making candy floss We try and give our residents at Pitkerro Care Centre, new ideas and creativity to do things that they might not have previously done. This morning was no exception, as we (tried) to make candy floss. As you can see, some were better at it than others
Dundee Bairns 👶 We had our first baby session this morning at Pitkerro Care Centre with the Dundee Bairns. It was wonderful to see how magical a baby snuggle truly is, our youngest baby visitor was a sparkly 6 weeks old 🥰 such a special morning 👶🏼 We cannot wait until our next snuggles
Over the weekend Our residents have had a blast this past weekend at Pitkerro Care Centre. As the weather has been kind ☀️ we spent a great deal of it outside. As well as keeping fit with a bit of walking 🚶 and boxing 🥊
Out and about in Dundee. Our residents, once again, had a wonderful time with Dundee Dragons Wheelchair Sports Club. Getting out in the fresh air, riding those bikes and generally having so much fun. We love it 🥰
While the suns out ☀️ A quick game of football and football golf this afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre. We love the outdoors and keeping fit
Singing and dancing 🎶 🕺 Yesterday at Pitkerro Care Centre, we were joined by Dee Ukes for some fun, singing and dancing. Everyone had a wonderful time
With Dundee Bairns – I just made it onto their weekly engagement list by being one of their top engagers! 🎉
#WednesdayWisdom Words of wisdom this Wednesday from Athira from Pitkerro Every end has a new beginning
Singing in the rain ☔️ The weather has turned, but nothing dampens the spirits of our staff and residents at Pitkerro
Making benches This morning at Pitkerro, our residents helped out making a bench for the front door area. Rab and Dennis really enjoyed themselves
Having a stroll Fred and daughter Aileen enjoying some fresh air this afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre
Newspaper racing A new game for our residents at Pitkerro, Newspaper Racing. Residents win by getting the most amount of paper underneath their chairs, so it’s a great workout!! 🏋️
Just a puzzle or two Our residents have enjoyed having a puzzle jigsaw or two this afternoon at Pitkerro. It’s great for the mind and thinking about the next steps
#NationalTiaraDay Well a fantastic day for National Tiara Day and everyone is a winner in our eyes, but we’ve given a prize to Margaret Carol. Not only did she make her own she made many for others to have also, presented with her prize from carer Morgan, Well done Margaret 🥇
Thank you Gabriella is a student from St. Paul’s academy. Gabriella has spent the last week with us at Pitkerro on work experience, our residents have thoroughly enjoyed her company, resident Sylvia gave her a card and some chocolate thanking her for coming
#NationalTiaraDay The early bird catches the worm, so the saying goes and this morning our residents were getting themselves ready for National Tiara Day 👑 Lots of fun arts and crafts and smiling faces from everyone
#WorldTurtleDay We’ve had loads of fun this afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre. We’ve been celebrating World Turtle Day 🐢. Loads of fun dressing up and dancing to the disco 🪩
Say it with flowers!! This afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre, we have been flower arranging and taking the time to appreciate the beautiful flowers🍁
Face masks with a difference!! Well our pamper morning was a little different at Pitkerro. We all had a facial together and sang some songs 🎶. We’re glad that the postie didn’t turn up when we were all sat in reception like this!!
She’s got the skills Our resident, Margaret, just loves gardening and flowers. So, today she put us all to work at Pitkerro ensuring the entrance to the home looks fantastic 🌺
#WednesdayWisdom Wednesday words of wisdom from our team member, Manjula at Pitkerro. He says: A little bit of something is better than nothing 😁
Out and about around Dundee We had the privilege again, at Pitkerro Care Centre, to share an afternoon out and about the city with Dundee Dragons Wheelchair Sports Club. Once again, it’s been fantastic- just look at those smiles
Fun, laughter and keeping fit We love to come up with different ways that our residents can keep themselves moving at Pitkerro. This morning was no different, with hula hoops and throwing balls, all residents had a great time
Happy birthday Colin. Colin celebrated his 86th birthday with all our residents yesterday at Pitkerro Care Centre. His two daughters, Lynda and Fiona also came in to join in the celebrations. By the look on his face he definitely enjoyed his day. Happy cake day Colin 🎂🎁🎉
Skittering fun!! Game of skittles anyone? Here at Pitkerro we’ve been inside and outside having a blast at some skittles. It’s really been great fun
Chair-robics This morning at Pitkerro Care Centre, it was all about improving our fitness and getting the blood pumping. Chair-robics was in full session and our residents had a great time
Trip out to Iceland Our residents were feeling the heat in this fantastic weather at Pitkerro, so we had a trip over to Iceland (the supermarket, not the country) to fetch some ice creams for everyone. 🍦
#NationalBarbecueDay What a scorcher to celebrate National Barbecue Day 🍖 Staff and residents mopped up the sunshine ☀️ with some great burgers, hotdogs and fries. Outside in the garden with friends. We’re loving it!! 🥰 🍔 🌭 🍟 🥤
Eyes down for Bingo. We've been playing one of our favourites this morning at Pitkerro Care Centre. Yes, Bingo was in the house and we had joint winners this week, Rab and Sylvia. However neither wanted to pose for a photo with the winnings!!!
Outdoors and bubble fun! It’s still blue skies above here in Dundee, so our residents here at Pitkerro caught some more sunshine and had a bit of bubble fun.
Hudson Breakfast Like every month, we celebrated our heritage with a Canadian inspired breakfast. As you can see here at Pitkerro Care Centre, all our residents enjoyed it. We also have a competition who this month was won by Holly in Claverhouse getting her prize from Jennifer 🏆
Dancing at the disco 🪩 It’s a favourite of ours at Pitkerro Care Centre. We just love getting up and having a boogie 🕺 💃 Not only is it great for the body, it’s also wonderful for brining back memories
#NationalDanceLikeAChickenDay We do not do things by half’s at Pitkerro Care Centre. Today with the help of our little friend from Butterflies Nursery Schools we celebrated National Dance Like A Chicken Day. (Yes, read that again!!). We had so much fun putting feathers on the chickens, bubble chasing, birdie dancing and duck splatting. Thank you for coming to see us 👋 Happy National Dance Like A Chicken Day everyone
Pilates at Pitkerro Our residents had a real treat this morning when JM Pilates joined us for some morning exercises. Nothing better than getting th body moving.
With Dundee Dragons Wheelchair Sports Club – I just got recognised as one of their top fans! 🎉
Good luck from all of us Student nurse Steph and Molly’s last day after a 5 week placement at Pitkerro Care Centre. We wish them all the luck in their future careers and thank you from all of us Don’t forget to pay us a visit every now and then
Dominoes club It’s an afternoon of dominoes at Pitkerro Care centre. The old pub game is quickly becoming a favourite of our residents. No knocking now!!
Outdoors ☀️ Great weather again today in Dundee, so, once again, we’ve ventured outside for a spot of vitamin D and a cuppa tea. We also had a couple of games whilst we passed the time away. Chat and relax
#WednesdayWisdom Introducing Steph one of our university of Dundee nursing students at Pitkerro Care Centre. Her ‘Wednesday words of wisdom’ are: Every time you find some humour in a difficult situation, you win 💪🏼
Road trip with the Pitkerro Party Poppers Yesterday we visited one of our Hudson Healthcare homes, when we took a drive to Hamilton and to Lornebank Care Centre. We had a fabulous time. Lots of friends were made and lots of fun and laughing. We cannot wait to see you again 👋
We’ve been over at Lornebank Care Centre today to have a Eurovision party. 🥳
Over the weekend. We had a wonderful time over the Bank Holiday weekend at Pitkerro Care Centre. The weather was out, so we were out as well, in the garden. We had a competition of swing ball and we celebrated Brenda's birthday in style.
#nationaltwodifferentcolouredshoeday We love celebrating weird and whacky events at Pitkerro Care Centre and today is no different. It is National Two Different Coloured Shoe Day ( now that’s a mouthful!) and our residents started today by designing their own shoes to celebrate the day in.
Walking with the flowers. It’s such a lovely sunny morning at Pitkerro Care Centre and there’s no better tonic than getting out in the sun ☀️. So, this morning, Jenny wanted to have a walk and smell the roses (ok, the daffodils 🌼)
Thank you for the music 🎶 This afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre, we had Iris Hopkins came into play us the keyboard today, we danced and sang along to the tunes
#WednesdayWisdom Introducing Deborah from Pitkerro Care Centre. Her words of wisdom are “If you lay your bed you lie in it so always advisible to lay your bed properly and you will have a good sleep 😴”
Time to keep the beat Residents at Pitkerro Care Centre love a bit of music 🎵. So this morning have been ‘Keeping the beat’ with some fantastic drumming. Not only is this a great to keep fit with, the music and pounding is good for the soul.
We love a challenge This morning at Pitkerro Care Centre, Kathleen challenged the staff to a round of putting. Out rolled the green and one-by-one Kathleen showed them all how to play ⛳️ Well done Kathleen 👏
Armchair exercises We love keeping fit and active at Pitkerro Care Centre. Today however, was a less strenuous activity in the comfort of our chairs - still loads of fun though
Just an average day!!! Loads of activities taking place at Pitkerro Care Centre today. If you like 10 pin bowling, some tennis (swing ball) and your nails painted, it would have been your favourite day ever 🤣
Don’t knock!!! It’s a domino competition day at Pitkerro Care Centre this afternoon. Nothing wrong with a bit of friendly banter and competitive play. We’ll let you guess who won 🏆
Karaoke time 🎤 We all had a great sing a long to some all time classics at Pitkerro care Centre yesterday. All the residents and staff were very happy and enjoyed the singing.
Eyes down It’s a Bingo morning session at Pitkerro Care Centre. Lots of residents came and joined in the fun.
Volleyball It was the ladies and gents on Wallace this afternoon to try out for the volleyball team at Pitkerro Care Centre. Lots of fun, laughs and keeping fit taking place. Think we might have a team to challenge others soon
Out and about around Dundee Coats on, blankets at the ready, it’s time for a wander over to Finlathen Park. Keeping our residents healthy and active is something that we always strive to do. A walk in the great outdoors is wonderful for all. If you see us on our travels, make sure you give us a wave 👋
#WorldPenguinDay We partied our penguin feet off today at Pitkerro Care Centre, we also had our resident Cathy’s birthday today, another brilliant afternoon here at Pitkerro 🐧 Everyone enjoyed the penguin disco and dancing Happy Woeld Penguin Dqy everyone
Wrap up warm, it’s going to be cold!!! We’ve been out and about around Dundee again this morning, this time we’ve been Ice skating ⛸️ at Dundee Ice Arena. Dora, Kathleen and Brenda had an amazing time, Brenda said “It was wonderful and she will be back next week.”
Volleyball in a care home!!! Nothing can’t be done at Pitkerro Care Centre. When our residents challenge us to come up with new ways to keep them active, we always try to deliver (something different). So, today we had a fantastic game of volleyball. What shall we play next?
Can you keep the beat? For this weeks ‘Pit-Fit’, we had a drumming session at Pitkerro Care Centre. All residents we’re keeping up with the beat 🎶 We love thinking of different ways to keep our residents active and happy (We really enjoy these sessions too)
#WednesdayWisdom This weeks Wednesday Words of Wisdom come from Nicola one of our domestics, who is our longest serving staff member of 17 years at Pitkerro Care Centre. She says “Don’t be afraid to change. You may lose something good but you may gain something better.” Thank you for your words and your service Nicola.
Out and about in Dundee Many thanks to Dundee Dragons Wheelchair Sports Club from everyone at Pitkerro Care Centre for taking Isobel on the new wheelchair trike. As you can see from our photos, she had a fantastic time and cannot wait for the next adventure. Also what a beautiful day it was in Dundee ☀️
It’s Picnic Time The children from Butterflies Nursery Schools came over to Pitkerro Care Centre for some story telling and a wonderful picnic with our residents. They were that well behaved that we allowed them the special treat of playing football darts!!! 🎯 Our residents, staff and all the children had a great time with plenty of fun and laughter
Music for the soul Music really moves (excuse the pun) our residents at Pitkerro Care Centre. We were joined this afternoon by Fintry Guitar Group this afternoon for a play and sing a long. 🎸🎶
Over the weekend! Been a couple of busy days over the weekend at Pitkerro Care Centre. A lot of our residents have enjoyed painting and we’ve been having some one-to-one sessions with Kathleen having her pamper session and getting her nails painted. And Harry doing his chair exercises in his room. We’ve loved every minute
Nails done - check!! There’s nothing like a bit of pampering every now and then at Pitkerro Care Centre. This morning Joyce wanted her nails painting, so we made sure she was given the full treatment. Another happy resident. What’s your favourite pamper session?
Getting some exercise It’s been ballooning fantastic this morning at Pitkerro Care Centre. Keeping active and great hand / eye coordination for our residents with Balloon Exercises. 🎈 🎈🎈
Basketball training Well it’s time to get for with our basketball training this afternoon at Pitkerro Care Centre. We believe that keeping fit is high on the agenda for all our residents. Think we’re good enough to challenge any local team. Buckets a plenty 🏀
Team PitFit At Pitkerro Care Centre, we like to ensure that our residents enjoy themselves and that we provide a variety of activities to stimulate to mind, body and soul. This afternoon our residents have been keeping fit to disco music 🎵 🎶 As you can see our residents love it 🥰
Pasta making. This morning we held a pasta making master class with our staff member Franco at Pitkerro Care Centre. We made beetroot tagliatelle, spinach tagliatelle and plain tagliatelle, this will be used with our home made bolognese at tea time today 🍝 Delizioso
#WednesdayWisdom MJ one of our senior unit managers at Pitkerro Care Centre Wednesday words of wisdom are “Don’t worry, don’t stress and just keep swimming” Wise words indeed, MJ
Today we held a PitFit class and included some ball exercises, great for our hand eye coordination.