Search site

Dementia care and support

Specialist care and support is often needed for people with dementia as well as their carers and family.

There are a local services (including day care centres) that can help people with dementia.

Contact us and we can look at support options with you:

There is usually a charge for attending a dementia day care service. help with costs and transport may be available.

Local day care centres

Annandale and Eskdale

The Cottage
Burnfoot Hall
Ecclefechan
Lockerbie
DG11 3LG

Nithsdale

Dementia Resource Centre
8 Gordon Street
Dumfries
DG1 1EG

Friendship Club
West Morton Street
Thornhill

Stewartry

St Ninian's Church Hall
St Andrew Street
Castle Douglas
DG7 1EN

Kirkcudbright Community Centre
Castledykes Road
Kirkcudbright

Wigtownshire

Trust Housing
Ashgrove Court
Newton Stewart
DG8 6TJ

Turning Point Scotland Offices
Harbour Street
Stranraer
DG9 7RD

Other support

Alzheimer Scotland provides a range of dementia services across the region as well as advice and information. They can:

  • provide opportunities to take part in activities that suit you
  • help you to stay part of your community
  • allow you and your carer to get a break

Get support from Alzheimer Scotland

You can also:

  • call 01387 261303
  • visit the Dementia Resource Centre at 8 Gordon Street, Dumfries, DG1 1EG
Page last updated: 24/07/17