Dumfries & Galloway Carers Reference Group Needs You!


We are recruiting new Carers for the Carers Reference Group.



This is a group of unpaid Carers who support the implementation and delivery of the action points within the draft Dumfries & Galloway Carers’ Strategy (2017- 2021) and provide representation on behalf of Carers as required. This group also act as a key communication link between Senior Managers and Carers.


  • Comment on various publications and developments related to the Dumfries & Galloway Carers Strategy from a Carers point of view
  • Attend and/or participate in consultations which may impact on Carers as required
  • Provide the views of Carers on groups such as the Carers Programme Board, the Integration Joint Board and other groups where appropriate
  • Raise issues faced by Carers in relation to practice and experiences across the partnership


Membership of this group is open to any unpaid Carer who lives in Dumfries & Galloway.

Members can attend meetings or be part of the group virtually (receive/send information by email).

Frequency of Meetings

Carers Reference Group meetings will normally be held four times a year.

Travel expenses will be paid.

For further information please contact Larel Currie, Commissioning Officer by Friday 10th November  2017: 

email: larel.currie@dumgal.gov.uk or Tel: 01387 246 941