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 Carers Support Project, Support & Advice Centre (behind Cashiers office), Dumfries & 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