Lochduhar Care Home in Dumfries
Lochduhar is ideally situated on the outskirts of Dumfries. It is in close proximity to local amenities, with a regular bus service to and from the town centre, and is also only a short drive to the Solway Coast. Our care home provides first-class 24-hour nursing care for elderly people, including expert care for those living with dementia. Alongside this, we offer services for people with physical disabilities and mental health issues, in a safe and secure setting.
The home's specialist Memory Lane Community utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.
Our mission statement notes that, ‘by putting quality first in everything we do for residents, relatives and staff, we aspire to be the most respected and successful provider’. In addition, our skilled and experienced team are dedicated to fostering an atmosphere of care and support, which enables and encourages residents to live as full, interesting and independent a lifestyle as possible.
We are proud of the care we offer and would be delighted to show you around our home.
Types of care
The care we provide is delivered in a way that promotes independence for those who live in our home. Where possible, it is important that residents are encouraged to perform daily tasks independently or with minor support. Our services are devised with individualised treatment in mind for each person, so getting to know everyone and understanding their needs is imperative to delivering bespoke, person-centred care.
Respite / Short stay
Our staff are like family
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Life at Lochduhar Care Home
Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable as possible.
Food & Nutrition
Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.Find out more
Activities & Events
Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can&apost be found anywhere else.Find out more
Care & Facilities
Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.Find out more
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Your next steps to finding care
Our team are here to help you when you are ready to talk about the care and support you need. Please call our team to arrange a visit and come and take a look around our home.
Call our team for more information about our care home and to arrange a visit. Phone lines are open 8am-8pm
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Frequently Asked Questions
Lochduhar Care Home offers Residential care, Dementia care, Nursing care, Respite / Short stay.