The Strathcarron Project is the company that manages The Howard Doris Centre. It is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, Charity no. SCO 21024, and is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors. Click here for the current business plan.

The Strathcarron Project is inspected annually by the Care Inspectorate. The inspection reports can be accessed on their website. The most recent inspection took place in November 2017 where the following grades were obtained (marks out of six): Quality of Care and Support: 6 ~ Quality of Staffing: 6 ~ Quality of Environment: 6 ~ Quality of Leadership and Management: 6. You can view our most recent full Inspection reports here and a film about us here. The Howard Doris Centre received an unannounced Inspection in November 2017, and received top marks (straight 6's) again.

Service Users can benefit from a range of health professionals at the Centre such as Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, District Nurse, Community Psychiatric Nurse, Social Worker and others. Input from these professionals help us to provide a high quality service.We have recently extended our registration to be able to provide support, in the form of a warden service, to the tenants of the nearby sheltered housing. See pictures by clicking here.

The Philosophy of Care at The Howard Doris Centre can be viewed here. View the Lochside Suite (Respite Care) here.

Photos of staff can be seen by clicking here. Click on the links for board members, a gull's eye view of the main building, and the new minibus and its use.


The Howard Doris Centre

Mill Brae, Lochcarron

IV54 8YQ

t: 01520 722 541




Howard Doris Centre is an intitiative of The Strathcarron Project, Scottish registered charitable company, ltd. by guarantee. Charity no. SC021024. Company no. SC142359. Howard Doris Centre, Mill Brae, Lochcarron IV54 8XS. Email: kerry-hdc(at)