Care and Repair Service – Change of Contract Management

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As of 1 July 2022 the management of the Care and Repair service in Dumfries and Galloway is going to be transferred from Loreburn Housing Association to Care and Repair Lanarkshire.

“All existing staff will be transferred to the new service provider and this change should not impact the service we deliver in any way other than some slight delays whilst we transfer over.  Should this be the case, we would like to apologise in advance and thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.  I can assure you that the Care and Repair staff will remain committed to the service.”

All existing contact details will be changing with effect from 1 July 2022, however, please continue to use existing phone / mobile numbers and e-mail addresses until then.

The new telephone number will be 01387 217744.

The postal address will be:-

Care and Repair

Mountainhall Treatment Centre

3rd Floor North – Room 3/69

Bankend Road

Dumfries

DG1 4AP

 

Our general e-mail address will be enquiries@careandrepair-dg.co.uk

 

Our aim is to assist people with being able to remain living at home independently and safely, with confidence and dignity.  The Care and Repair team offers free, confidential, independent advice to clients, assisting them to carry out disabled adaptations to their homes.  This not only benefits the client, but it helps sustain communities and can assist in the reduction of hospital / care home admissions.  We are a team of friendly, dedicated staff who are passionate about delivering good outcomes for our clients.

 

The typical types of work we carry out are wet floor / level access showers, ramps, hoists, curved stairlifts, through the floor stair lifts and external step lifts.

 

We support older people over the age of 60 and disabled people of any age, who are home owners or tenants of private landlords throughout Dumfries and Galloway.  We aim to provide information, advice and support on the financial assistance available to support major adaptations working to meet all the statutory requirements for this.

 

If you think you, or someone you know, would benefit from any of the above adaptations then you should contact the Occupational Therapy Department on 0303 333 3001 and they will arrange to come to your home to carry out as assessment.  If you meet their criteria they will refer you to Care and Repair.

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