Rowandale Nursing Home is conveniently located in the southside district of Pollokshields, Glasgow. The stunning Victorian architecture of the area remains today leaving the impression of a leafy Victorian suburb but with all the amenities of the city.

Owners Forth Care Ltd, bought the care home in December 2013 and immediately began a refurbishment programme with a budget of £300,000.

The first phase was to improve fire safety measures. On completion of this phase 2 began – upgrading the interior to make a homely, cosy atmosphere.

The care home’s rating by the Care Inspectorate has improved with each inspection since Forth Care Ltd took over. The latest Inspection, completed on 3rd August 2016, resulted in Rowandale being awarded 5’s for Quality of Care & Support, Quality of Staffing and Quality of Management and 4 for Quality of Environment.

You may download the full report here

Rowandale Latest Inspection Report 

Colin and Margaret Smart, Directors of Forth Care Ltd, have an excellent reputation within the care home industry having owned and operated a group of care homes in Fife since 1984.

Colin and Margaret bring to Rowandale Nursing Home their commitment to providing the best of care for older people in a safe and secure environment.

Forth Care Limited encourages staff to constantly develop their skills and knowledge and provides training at SVQ level through
Kingdom Training, the award winning training company.



The care home benefits from swing-free door closers linked to the fire detection system underlining the priority that Forth Care Ltd
places on the safety of each and every one of our residents and staff.

Comfort and care go hand in hand at Rowandale Nursing Home. With 28 single bedrooms, all with en-suite wet floor shower rooms.
All bedrooms have television points and residents are free to bring their own furnishings and belongings to keep a sense of their own home surroundings. To ensure the safety and security for all of our residents the front door has key pad access. A non-intrusive call system and sensory activated lighting is installed in all bedrooms.

The three floors are fully accessible to all by two lifts. Each floor has its own intimate lounge and dining room. The latest addition to our facilities at Rowandale is a hairdressing and beauty room.

Residents enjoy daily activities planned by our Lifestyle Co-ordinator with games, crafts and quizzes to exercises and reminiscence sessions just some of the ways to keep busy at Rowandale Nursing Home.

We also organise outings in our own minibus to shops, museums and day trips. Entertainers regularly visit the home to provide musical afternoons. There is always plenty to do for those who wish to join in.