Care Home in Argyll & Bute

Etive House in Argyll & Bute is a residential care home situated in the quaint village of Benderloch. Providing Residential, Dementia and Respite Care at a superior standard for up to 62 residents, Etive House also offers a range of exceptional on-site facilities and accommodation.

Care at Etive House 

At Etive House, we provide a number of care services including Residential, Dementia, and Respite Care. As a residential care home, we offer group living for those who are experiencing feelings of loneliness and seeking companionship. We also provide around-the-clock support to those who struggle to live on their own or maintain a household, including personal care, medication management, and help with communication and mobility.

We are also proud to offer Dementia Care and Respite Care at our home in Argyll & Bute. For those living with dementia, we offer a thoughtfully designed environment, dementia-friendly activities, and 24/7 support. Our teams are highly trained in dementia care and have the knowledge and experience to identify the most appropriate level of care that is needed. Our Respite Care packages are designed to provide caregivers with a short-term solution to care so that they can have a well-deserved break, as well as give those who are in recovery from an illness or injury a place where they can continue their recuperation. 

Life at Etive House

Nestled amongst a natural beauty spot in the Scottish Highlands, Etive House offers a home environment with idyllic views and a range of high-quality facilities right on our resident’s doorstep. Residents at Etive House have their own private rooms which have been beautifully decorated and fitted with an en-suite bathroom amongst other modern amenities. 

We believe in the importance of encouraging our residents to make the most of every day. Our teams go above and beyond to ensure our residents lead lives that are varied and full of opportunities to socialise and pursue new hobbies. Within our home, we have many onsite facilities that we encourage our residents to make full use of, including landscaped gardens, a cinema and hairdresser and nail salon. Our staff members also place a great focus on building relationships with our residents and learning all about their interests and preferences. They then work hard to incorporate these into our varied activities programme so that we are always providing our residents with engaging and stimulating things to do. 

Choosing a Care Home in Argyll & Bute 

We understand the challenges that you are faced with when deciding on a care home for yourself or a loved one. At Etive House, we invite all prospective residents to have a meeting with our Home Manager where an assessment can be carried out to ensure that we can meet all of their individual requirements. With all of our residents, we provide a bespoke care plan that takes into consideration their specific medical and wellbeing needs, and these are regularly monitored so residents and their loved ones can rest assured that they are always receiving the care that’s right for them.

At Etive House, we always strive to provide the very best in everything we do. Our home is regularly inspected by the Care Inspectorate, a regulatory body that ensures health and social care services in Scotland are operating at a high standard. 

Things to do in and around Argyll & Bute

We are fortunately situated in the stunningly rural region of Argyll & Bute, an area that encapsulates multiple green spaces, nature reservies and wildlife. Our location lends itself nicely to our residents, who we often encourage to take advantage of the local community by exploring and getting some fresh air. Some of the more notable places close to our home include McCraigs Tower and Kilchurn Castle which are both great for soaking in the areas rich history, as well as taking in the fantastic views. Rated as the top thing to do in Argyll & Bute by TripAdvisor, Oban Distillery offers a great day out learning about the ins and outs of one of Scotland’s most famed offerings, and is only 15 minutes from Etive House.

There are lots of tourist attractions within the area that are perfect for taking our residents out on excursions and for their families when they visit. It is a place steeped in history and this is evident from the vast amount of castles, museums and landmarks. Dunollie Museums, Castle and Grounds, Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel and Oban War and Peace Museum are to name but a few, and offer an interesting insight into the local region, all within 1 hour of our home. No matter whether you’re interested in culture, cuisine or coast and countryside, there is something exciting around every corner in Argyll & Bute.

Kilchurn Castle

Reach Out and Talk to our Skilled Professionals 

Our friendly team will be more than happy to answer your questions regarding our care and facilities at Etive House Care Home. You can easily contact us by sending us a message at or call us on 01631 720278 to talk to one of our supportive team members. Alternatively, feel free to complete our Enquiry Form and we will respond as soon as possible.