Welcome to Benholm Care Home

Benholm is a traditional mansion house in beautiful grounds near the edge of Forfar, Angus.

Here our registered nurses, senior care assistants and trained care assistants provide for residents with varying levels of needs, from respite to long term.

Our home has traditional character with original high, ornate ceilings. Downstairs is a beautiful and spacious sitting and dining room with two large bay windows and other original features. At the front of the building, a light and airy sunroom overlooks spacious gardens.

All bedrooms are single and most have en-suite toilets and hand basins. We love residents to personalise these spaces to make them feel more homely.

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Life at Benholm Care Home

A carer and a resident

It was a big decision to put my father into care but I cannot be happier with my choice. The staff are friendly and caring and the care and dignity of the resident is paramount, my father is so happy. Everything the staff do is done with respect, compassion and understanding. They have frequent trips out and there are a wide range of activities on offer. Would highly recommend.

Josephine Officer, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Benholm Care Home

Types of care

Residential care

This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...

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Dementia care

People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...

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Nursing care

Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Benholm Care Home whether they...

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End of life / palliative care

It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....

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Intermediate care

Also known as "step-up, step-down", or rehabilitation care, intermediate care offers an alternative...

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Benholm Care Home in Forfar. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • All single rooms
  • On site hairdressing
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news


12 Oct 2017

Residents, relatives and the care team from Benholm Care Home in Forfar enjoyed the Macmillan Coffee morning event at the home.

Marion Davies, Home Manager, said: “Everyone made cakes in the home, and we all enjoyed eating them. We had plenty of visitors who enjoyed a cake and a cuppa. It was a nice way to spend a Friday morning. Thanks to everyone’s fantastic bakes we managed to raise £220 for this good cause.”

Are you looking for a care home in Forfar? Benholm Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.


12 Oct 2017

The 27th Annual Alzheimer Europe Conference “Care today, cure tomorrow” took place on 2nd October 2017 till the 4th October 2017 in Berlin, Germany. It’s the largest dementia conference in Europe, which welcomed close to 750 participants from 42 countries.

Dr Claire Royston, Colin Sheeran, Joanne Strain and Dr Gary Mitchell represented Four Seasons Health Care at this event and presented five papers on a number of aspects of our Dementia Care Framework.

Dr Claire Royston presented European conference delegates with an overview on the Dementia Care Framework programme and how it has helped optimise care to people living with dementia in care homes. Her presentation was supplemented with impactful data from our 100 accredited care homes across the UK.

Other aspects of the Framework were also presented at the conference with reference to our work on antipsychotic medication reductions and reviews, the dementia experience programme, palliative and end-of-life care in dementia and reduction of restraint.

Following on from sharing our work at an international stage, our Dementia Care Framework will next be presented at the UK Dementia Congress in Doncaster next month – the UK’s largest dementia conference.

We also have some exciting news regarding the Dementia Care Framework. An article on the positive impact of the Framework has been accepted for publication in an international dementia journal, meaning that people all over the world will be able to learn about our innovative approach to improving quality of life for people living with dementia.

To find out more about the Dementia Care Framework visit our Dementia Care section.


20 Sep 2017

April 2017 saw Four Seasons’ Health Care Grampian Region launch their VIP (Values In Practice) initiative which rewards people for living the Four Seasons values of being:

  • Respectful
  • Trusted
  • Caring
  • and Making a Difference

Aaron Gordon, Care Assistant at Benholm Care Home in Forfar has been crowned VIP for the month of August after being nominated by colleagues, residents and relatives.

Marion Davies, Home Manager, said: “Aaron goes above and beyond the call of duty and we’re very proud to call him our August VIP “

Sylvia Nicoll, Regional Manager for Grampian, said: “No matter how big or small the action or the gesture is, the VIP Awards are an opportunity to say thank you to people who go above and beyond the call of duty every day to make a difference to our residents’ lives.

“Congratulations Aaron, you should all be really proud of your success.”

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If you'd like to arrange a visit to Benholm Care Home in Forfar, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.


Care Home Manager

Marion Davies

Glamis Road, Forfar, DD8 1DS

01307 464281

01307 461929

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