Later Living - Dumfries

Gifhorn House

Situated on Shakespeare Street and close to the Whitesands area, Gifhorn House provides independent living accommodation for people aged 55 years and above within a safe and supported environment.

A 5 minute walk from all the local amenities of Dumfries town centre, this property sits on the local bus route in which services run every 20 minutes.

In addition to secure door entry, 24 hour emergency help is available through an alarm system and CCTV in operational within communal areas. An onsite Sheltered Housing Advisor works to a shift pattern 5 days over 7 which changes weekly.

Communal facilities include a communal lift, lounge with kitchen facilities, garden and car park. All flats benefit from walk-in showers.


Meet The Team

Hi, I’m Claudina.

I have worked with Loreburn Housing Association since November 2017.

I am based at Gifhorn House. I have an Honours degree in Childhood Studies and have a commitment to helping others and making the World a better place.

My hobbies include walking, reading and spending time with my family and friends.

Random fact about me :People say l always smile. ‘Smile and the World smiles with you’

Hi, I’m Aileen.

I have worked with Loreburn Housing Association since May 2015.

I am currently based at Gifhorn House and Kings Court.  I have worked in the sheltered team since January 2016.

I am currently studying towards my SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care. My hobbies include days out with my family, woodland walks, cooking and driving to new places.

Random Fact about me: I have taken part in 4 Pretty Muddy – Race for Life events to raise money for Can