Fairknowe House - Maybole

Fairknowe House - Maybole

Fairknowe is a care home registered for 43 residents. Our rooms are available for both permanent (long stay) and respite (short stay) placements. The home provides high standards in the lifestyle and personal care of older adults for those under the age of 65 who may benefit from the care and services we are able to offer and also Young physically disabled adults can also be catered for.

Each resident has a named carer who is responsible for attending to individual care needs, assisting the resident to retain their preferred lifestyle and recognising their right to make independent decisions with an emphasis on quality of life. Residents are encouraged, for as long as they are able, to continue leisure pursuits and hobbies in addition to any organised entertainment and visits.

The care needs of residents are co-ordinated by the Manager and supported by a fully competent and trained home staff and community based health care staff.

Services available include:

  • All dietary requirements including religious, cultural, diabetic and vegetarian. Meals, snacks and drinks in resident’s rooms if required or preferred
  • Visiting doctor, dentist, district nurse, social worker, community psychiatric nurse, physiotherapist, chiropodist and occupational therapist
  • In-house laundry
  • Residents telephone
  • Specialist baths and hoists
  • Activity therapy sessions.

Other services are available but purchased by residents including: newspapers, toiletries, hairdressing, complementary therapies, shopping and clothing.


Care Inspectorate

The Scottish Government set up the Care Inspectorate to provide assurance and protection for people who use care, social work and child protection. We operate out of offices across Scotland.

We are accountable to ministers of The Scottish Government.

Care Inspectorate Website

The accommodation at Fairknowe is provided in three living areas, the Main House, the Culzean Wing and the Dawn Wing. Within the Main House you will find the spacious dining room with attached Garden room. There are two lovely patio areas surrounded by the well maintained gardens and lawns.

Most bedrooms have en-suite toilet facilities and are fully furnished but residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture and personal items to help them relax and feel even more at home.

Residents are able to move around freely and easily within each unit at Fairknowe and its grounds. There are ample walking areas and easy access to a safe secure garden. The home is run in a way that protects residents from any avoidable risk or harm. The home is kept in good decorative order and furnishings are well maintained. Residents can bring in personal belongings, including items of furniture. All bedrooms and public rooms have windows. Residents can expect to sit somewhere and always have a view out of a window. The door to the resident’s room will have a lock and staff will be able to gain access if there is an emergency.

How to find Fairknowe

Situated in the southwest of Scotland, Maybole is a small town built on a sloping hillside and overlooks the Southern Uplands with a magnificent view of the rolling hills. The ancient kingdom of Carrick is the part of Ayrshire south of the River Doon. Maybole lies 44 miles southwest of Glasgow and about 5 miles east of the Firth of Clyde. Fairknowe House is easily accessible from the A77 and is under a 5 minute walk from Maybole Train Station.

Fairknowe House Care Home 
3 Cargill Road, Maybole, Ayrshire KA19 8AF
Tel: 01655 882308 Fax: 01655 889 463
Email: fairknowe@meadmedica.co.uk


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Tel: 01461 206218 Fax: 01461 204145
Email: headoffice@meadmedica.co.uk

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Get in touch

If you would like an informal discussion please contact the Home Manager or

Director of Care Services
T: 01461 206218
E: headoffice@meadmedica.co.uk