Burnfoot Coach House

Burnfoot Coach House

Burnfoot Coach House is a Residential Unit, registered for 29 residents with mental health problems. The Unit operates on a high staffing ratio. Our residents are people placed with us after being assessed as being in need of specialist care and following review by a consultant psychiatrist.

Whilst we cater for older adults with mental health needs, there are a few places available for people under 60 years. Each resident has a named carer who is responsible for attending to individual care needs, assisting the resident to retain their preferred lifestyle and recognising their right to make independent decisions with an emphasis on quality of life. Residents are encouraged, for as long as they are able, to continue leisure pursuits and hobbies in addition to any organised entertainment and visits. The care needs of residents are co-ordinated by the Manager and supported by a fully competent and trained home staff and community based health care staff.

Services available include:

  • All dietary requirements including religious, cultural, diabetic and vegetarian. Meals, snacks and drinks in resident’s rooms if required or preferred
  • Visiting doctor, dentist, district nurse, social worker, community psychiatric nurse, physiotherapist, chiropodist and occupational therapist
  • In-house laundry
  • Residents telephone
  • Specialist baths and hoists
  • Activity therapy sessions.

Other services are available but purchased by residents including: newspapers, toiletries, hairdressing, complementary therapies, private telephone and satellite/digital television and contributions to the cost of outside visits.


Care Inspectorate

The Scottish Government set up the Care Inspectorate to provide assurance and protection for people who use care, social work and child protection. We operate out of offices across Scotland.

We are accountable to ministers of The Scottish Government.

Care Inspectorate Website

The accommodation at Burnfoot Coach House consists of two ground floor units, one having 11 bedrooms and the other 9 bedrooms. There is also a first floor unit with 9 bedrooms. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities. Within each unit there is a fully functional kitchen, dining area, bathroom with specialist bath and 1 or 2 lounges. There are two enclosed gardens with raised flower beds and seating which residents can access from the corridors in the ground floor units.

All bedrooms are fully furnished but residents are encouraged to bring their own furniture and personal items to help them relax and feel even more at home.

Residents are able to move around freely and easily within the Coach House and its grounds. There are ample walking areas and easy access to safe secure gardens. The home is run in a way that protects residents from any avoidable risk or harm. The home is kept in good decorative order and furnishings are well maintained. Residents can bring in personal belongings, including items of furniture. All bedrooms and public rooms have windows. Residents can expect to sit somewhere and always have a view out of a window. The door to the resident’s room will have a lock and staff will be able to gain access if there is an emergency.

How to find Burnfoot Coach House

Conveniently sited 1 mile south of Ecclefechan (exit 19 on the M74) and 1 mile from exit 20 on the M74, 18 miles north of Carlisle. Situated in 20 acres of parkland, the Hall is a magnificent 18th century manor house constructed from locally sourced sandstone with some later additions. An abundance of wildlife occupies the flourishing gardens and woodland with the added benefit of The River Mein winding through the grounds.

Burnfoot Coach House
Ecclefechan, Dumfries & Galloway DG11 3LG
Tel: 01576 300661 Fax: 01576 300091
Email: burnfoothall@meadmedica.co.uk


Mead Medica Head Office
Lydiafield Care Home, Standalane, Annan, Dumfries & Galloway DG12 5JR
Tel: 01461 206218 Fax: 01461 204145
Email: headoffice@meadmedica.co.uk

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Get in touch

If you would like an informal discussion please contact the Home Manager or

Director of Care Services
T: 01461 206218
E: headoffice@meadmedica.co.uk