Dumfries & Galloway Health & Social Care

Specialist Adult Intellectual Disability Service

We are a group of health professionals who specialise in helping adults (18+) who have an intellectual disability.

Our community team consists of:

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Support Workers
  • Pharmacists

We cover the whole of Dumfries and Galloway and are based in Dumfries and Stranraer.

What We Do

We work closely with our colleagues in Social Work and other agencies to support adults who have an intellectual disability to live in the community by:

  • Helping service users to access mainstream services
  • Assess, treat and monitor mental ill health
  • Assess and treat people who find it difficult to manage behaviour
  • Refer for hospital admission if required
  • Support carers – providing advice and training on specific conditions relating to intellectual disability
  • Promote good health

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How to get in touch

GPs, Social Workers or Care Providers can refer to our service or you can contact us directly, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

All referrals must be written.

Referral Co-ordinator
Mountainhall Treatment Centre
Bankend Road

Tel: 01387 244339