About Us

Rutherglen Community Carers is a registered charity, Scottish Charity No. SC027037 and a Company Ltd by guarantee SC208831. It is inspected by and registered with the Care Commission, CS2004071231.

The project was established in 1993 and aims to provide care, understanding and support to those who care for  relatives or friends in the community who have dementia or mental ill health.

The services available are home based respite, carers support, early diagnosed dementia group, advice and information and a library service.

Our People

The project is governed by a voluntary management committee composed of local people who have an interest in the work and are often carers themselves. The Committee has responsibility for providing leadership, financial control and all aspects of legislative requirements for the organisation. 

The committee employ trained staff who provide much needed home care respite to families in the Rutherglen area. There are also a number of valuable volunteers who are readily available to assist with group outings and other projects. The office staff consists of a Project Administrator, a Care Co-ordinator and a Dementia Development Co-ordinator.  

Tel: 0141 613 2003

4 Wallace Street, Bankhead, Rutherglen G73 2SA