Care Homes in Dumfries

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1 Blackley Park Road, Off Hardthorn Road, Dumfries, DG2 9JW

Good - Regulator's rating

82 beds • 78 single rooms • 4 beds in double rooms • 85 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1993
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Allanbank Care Home

Allanbank, Bankend Road, DUMFRIES, DG1 4AN

Very good - Regulator's rating

69 single rooms

Abbey Gardens Nursing Home

Lincluden Road, Dumfries, DG2 0QB

Good - Regulator's rating

32 single rooms • All en-suite • Opened in 2000

Atkinson Road Respite

4 & 6 Atkinson Road, Dumfries, DG2 7DH

Good - Regulator's rating

3 single rooms • 5 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1999

Charnwood Lodge

8 - 18 Annan Road, DUMFRIES, DG1 3AD

Adequate - Regulator's rating

68 single rooms

Claremont House

9 Newall Terrace, Dumfries, DG1 1LN

Adequate - Regulator's rating

10 single rooms • Opened in 1996

Goldielea Care Home

Dalbeattie Road, Dumfries, DG2 7PE

Adequate - Regulator's rating

47 single rooms • All en-suite • Opened in 1987

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Dumfries?

    There are 7 care homes in Dumfries offering a range of specialisms. If you’re not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How are care homes in Dumfries regulated?

    All care homes in Dumfries are regulated by the Care Inspectorate (CI). Of the 7 care homes in Dumfries, 4 have been rated good or above.

  • How many care homes in Dumfries specialise in dementia care?

    There are 3 care homes in Dumfries who offer specialist dementia care for more information on the specific homes, view our dementia care home list.

  • How much do care homes in Dumfries cost?

    On average residential care homes in Scotland cost £761 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £845 per week.

  • What is the difference between nursing homes and residential care homes?

    Residential care homes provide residents with accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication. However, a nursing care home will also provide medical care from a qualified nurse, including treatment for any illness or injuries.

  • Will I be entitled to local authority funding to help pay for a care home in Dumfries?

    In Scotland, if you are aged over 65 you are entitled to free personal and/or nursing care. If your total savings and property assets are below £28,500 then you may also qualify for local council funding. Read our care home funding article for more advice.

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