About Us

Dorward House aims to provide high quality mainstream care, respite facilities, and high dependency care for vulnerable older people.

We have 28 mainstream bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, a respite unit with fully en-suite bedrooms, and an eight place fully en-suite high dependency unit (Fairview) for people who are physically or mentally more frail.

It sits in beautiful grounds and there are rainbow seats around the garden as well as paved areas for walking. We also have a summer house situated in the grounds, and we are conveniently situated close to all amenities in Montrose. We actively encourage people to access shops, cafés, local community links and, of course, one of the finest beaches in Scotland.

Statement of Aims and Objectives

  1. To ensure that residents live as normally as possible and have their rights respected at all times.
  2. Within the care plan for each resident the home will assist them to maintain their independence, motivation skills and any interests which they may have.
  3. Ensure residents recognise the home as their home and involve them in the everyday running of the household.
  4. The home will make known and available to the resident the procedures for complaints as regards the care service provided.
  5. To make residents aware that they have a right to question, without fear, the quality of service that is provided, ensuring that they know how to use the complaints system and supporting them through the process in a way that is safe for them.
  6. The home is inspected regularly by the Care Commission and all efforts are made to comply with the standards of service provision. The home itself will have a system in place to monitor, review and evaluate the quality of care provided to residents.
  7. The clients’ rights service is also available to residents who believe that their rights are being ignored or who have an issue that they wish to discuss with someone other than the staff members or manager.

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