to the Dumfries & Galloway Carers Centre
We provide information, advice and support to anyone who cares for a relative or friend. We also aim to raise awareness of the needs of Carers and the contribution they make to care in the community.

Dumfries & Galloway Carers Centre

Hospital Project

Carers Support in Hospital - This service can also be accessed if you are a Carer who works at the hospital.

If you, or the person you are caring for are in hospital, Carers Support Co-ordinators are available at the Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary.

What Support is Provided?
  • Information, advice & support throughout the length of the hospital stay and beyond
  • Financial assistance for benefits and grant applications
  • One-to-one support and advocacy if required
  • Support to access an Adult Carers Support Plan
  • When the hospital stay ends, a referral to the Carers Support Worker for the area in which you live is   made
Lindsay and Jennifer can be contacted at the Advice and Support Centre in the foyer of Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, by calling 01387 241384 or emailing dgcarers@nhs.net
This service is available: Tuesday & Wednesday 11am-4pm, Thursday 4pm-8pm, Friday 9am-3pm