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WATCH: Inside the Black Isle's new £5.5m Eilean Dubh care home


By Hector MacKenzie

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A SHORT film offers a glimpse inside a brand new £5.5m Black Isle care home aiming to become an integral part of the local community.

Parkland Care Homes produced the video to offer locals an insight into the facility which has been called Eilean Dubh, the Gaelic for Black Isle.

A spokesman said: "Ordinarily we would host a community open day at the launch of a new care home but that hasn’t been possible during the pandemic. This video is designed to give local people an insight into the care home, the facilities it offers and its approach to care."

At Eilean Dubh care hjome in Fortrose were architect Bryan McFadzean,Brian Devlin of Black Isle Cares, Parkland Care Homes MD Ron Taylor and the facility's manager, Sharon Reid.
At Eilean Dubh care hjome in Fortrose were architect Bryan McFadzean,Brian Devlin of Black Isle Cares, Parkland Care Homes MD Ron Taylor and the facility's manager, Sharon Reid.

There are contributions from the architect, Bryan McFadzean, Black Isle Cares chairman Brian Devlin, the new manager at Eilean Dubh, Sharon Reid, and Parklands MD Ron Taylor.

Eilean Dubh aims to become a part of the local community after opening in Fortrose.
Eilean Dubh aims to become a part of the local community after opening in Fortrose.

The first residents are now settling in to the home with more due to join them next week.

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