Dumfries and Galloway's Care Regulator:
Care Inspectorate Scotland
Here is some further information about care homes in Dumfries and Galloway.
We have 4 care homes in Dumfries and Galloway. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.
Yes, every care home in Dumfries and Galloway has been given a rating by Scotland's Care Inspectorate (SCI).
We have 2 in Dumfries and Galloway that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.
We have 2 Dumfries and Galloway care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.
We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 2 care homes in Dumfries and Galloway that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.
1 Dumfries and Galloway care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.
Dumfries and Galloway, a region in South West Scotland, has a variety of elderly care home options for care seekers.
Every home in Dumfries and Galloway has been inspected by the Care Inspectorate, with homes being praised for their highly-trained care staff and wellbeing support for all residents.
Every local care home in Dumfries and Galloway - and in the nearby area of Castle Douglas - has a dedicated activities coordinator who runs weekly meaningful activities for residents, including painting classes and pet therapy sessions.
Most homes also provide different types of care, including convalescent care (for anyone who is recovering from a hospital stay). There are both specialist dementia care homes and nursing care homes in Dumfries and Galloway, where trained nursing staff provide 24-7 support.
If your loved one simply needs more support for everyday living (including washing and dressing), there are plenty of residential care homes available in Dumfries and Galloway - and in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.