Welcome to LifeCare

A charity registered in Scotland (SC012641)

We are an Edinburgh based charity that has been supporting and empowering people to live life to the full for 80 years

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The latest from LifeCare

Games afternoons at LifeCare!

Come along to LifeCare and enjoy a game or two in our Café on Wednesday 10th August 1:30-2:45pm.

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Help for people on low incomes

Are you on a low income? Many older people in Edinburgh are eligible for Pension Credit but don’t claim it.  Could this be you?

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How technology can make life a little easier

Technology and specialist equipment can help you to live safely and independently at home. Find out more about what’s available…

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What we do

We provide support to older people, those living with dementia, poor health or mobility and those who care for them.

Our services support people at home, at our community centre and at our clubs.

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During 2020/2021 through the Coronavirus pandemic...

Support Us

We could not do what we do without our incredible volunteers, supporters, partners and donors.

See what your support can do!

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The LifeCare Centre

There is always plenty happening at our buzzing community centre and café in Stockbridge.

Get the latest on classes, events and social groups!

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What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream.  Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream.  Don't you wish you were there?
What is better on a hot sunny day than a delicious cool ice cream. Clients of the Dean Club enjoying the gorgeous sunshine including their little mascot Leela licking up her doggie ice cream. Don't you wish you were there?
3 days ago
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Clients of the Dean Club had a wonderful day on the barge at Ratho. The weather was fabulous and the tea and biscuits was refreshing and much appreciated.
Clients of the Dean Club had a wonderful day on the barge at Ratho. The weather was fabulous and the tea and biscuits was refreshing and much appreciated.
Clients of the Dean Club had a wonderful day on the barge at Ratho. The weather was fabulous and the tea and biscuits was refreshing and much appreciated.
Clients of the Dean Club had a wonderful day on the barge at Ratho. The weather was fabulous and the tea and biscuits was refreshing and much appreciated.
Clients of the Dean Club had a wonderful day on the barge at Ratho. The weather was fabulous and the tea and biscuits was refreshing and much appreciated.
5 days ago
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2/15
Exciting changes going on at LifeCare! 👷‍♂️🌼

A massive thank you to Inverleith Neighbourhood Network for allowing us to create an accessible, safe and green outdoor space for our café. We hope that everybody can enjoy this space, both our clients in our Day Clubs as well as all café users. 

@greenhartlandscaping have done an excellent job transforming this space. 

We will be decorating the space with perennial plants and flowers as well as tables and chairs.

#stockbridge #edinburgh #edinburghlife #landscaping #patio #patiodesign #tiling #construction #stockbridgelocal #charity #dementiaawareness #inverleith #inverleithedinburgh #community #communityfirst
Exciting changes going on at LifeCare! 👷‍♂️🌼 A massive thank you to Inverleith Neighbourhood Network for allowing us to create an accessible, safe and green outdoor space for our café. We hope that everybody can enjoy this space, both our clients in our Day Clubs as well as all café users. @greenhartlandscaping have done an excellent job transforming this space. We will be decorating the space with perennial plants and flowers as well as tables and chairs. #stockbridge #edinburgh #edinburghlife #landscaping #patio #patiodesign #tiling #construction #stockbridgelocal #charity #dementiaawareness #inverleith #inverleithedinburgh #community #communityfirst
2 weeks ago
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Games afternoon at LifeCare! 🧩♟🎲
Come along to LifeCare to meet people and play games over a coffee and cake! We will have a selection of games to choose from which you can help yourself to in our café.
We have puzzles if you fancy a solo activity whilst relaxing in our café, as well as multiplayer games. Starting on the 10th of August from 1:30pm!

#stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburghcafe #edinburghcoffee #edinburghlife #edinburghsocial #games #gamesnight #boardgames #boardgamer #gameday #chess #chessgame #chessplayer
Games afternoon at LifeCare! 🧩♟🎲 Come along to LifeCare to meet people and play games over a coffee and cake! We will have a selection of games to choose from which you can help yourself to in our café. We have puzzles if you fancy a solo activity whilst relaxing in our café, as well as multiplayer games. Starting on the 10th of August from 1:30pm! #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburghcafe #edinburghcoffee #edinburghlife #edinburghsocial #games #gamesnight #boardgames #boardgamer #gameday #chess #chessgame #chessplayer
2 weeks ago
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4/15
Escape the heat today and enjoy a refreshing smoothie at LifeCare 🌞🍉 #edinburgh #edinburghfood #edinphoto #edinburghcafe #scottish #scottishfood #dementiaawareness #scottishcharity #stockbridgelocal #stockbridgeedinburgh
Escape the heat today and enjoy a refreshing smoothie at LifeCare 🌞🍉 #edinburgh #edinburghfood #edinphoto #edinburghcafe #scottish #scottishfood #dementiaawareness #scottishcharity #stockbridgelocal #stockbridgeedinburgh
4 weeks ago
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5/15
Thank you so much to everyone who is supporting LifeCare by purchasing tickets for the Edinburgh Community Lottery.
If you are not part of the Lottery now is the perfect time to sign up https://www.edinburghcommunitylottery.co.uk/.../lifecare... so you will be in the national draw on 27th August to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize – a £1,000 Currys Voucher. That's on top of the weekly guaranteed cash prize, AND a chance to win the £25,000 jackpot!

It is a fun way to raise funds to support older people, those with dementia and carers across Edinburgh.
Thank you so much to everyone who is supporting LifeCare by purchasing tickets for the Edinburgh Community Lottery. If you are not part of the Lottery now is the perfect time to sign up https://www.edinburghcommunitylottery.co.uk/.../lifecare... so you will be in the national draw on 27th August to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize – a £1,000 Currys Voucher. That's on top of the weekly guaranteed cash prize, AND a chance to win the £25,000 jackpot! It is a fun way to raise funds to support older people, those with dementia and carers across Edinburgh.
4 weeks ago
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Future Bilingual Spanish are coming to LifeCare! 🇪🇸 Run by a team of native speaker Spanish tutors, who are all experienced and qualified in early years education. On Saturday 13th August, there will be a £2 taster session running, click here to book: https://www.futurebilingual.uk/taster-sign-up  #edinbrugh #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburghinternational #spanishlessons #spanishteacher  #bilingual #kidslanguageclasses #bilingual_kids #bilingualkids
Future Bilingual Spanish are coming to LifeCare! 🇪🇸 Run by a team of native speaker Spanish tutors, who are all experienced and qualified in early years education. On Saturday 13th August, there will be a £2 taster session running, click here to book: https://www.futurebilingual.uk/taster-sign-up  #edinbrugh #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburghinternational #spanishlessons #spanishteacher  #bilingual #kidslanguageclasses #bilingual_kids #bilingualkids
Future Bilingual Spanish are coming to LifeCare! 🇪🇸 Run by a team of native speaker Spanish tutors, who are all experienced and qualified in early years education. On Saturday 13th August, there will be a £2 taster session running, click here to book: https://www.futurebilingual.uk/taster-sign-up #edinbrugh #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburghinternational #spanishlessons #spanishteacher #bilingual #kidslanguageclasses #bilingual_kids #bilingualkids
4 weeks ago
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7/15
Some excellent photos from the Blossom Theatre Project classes here at LifeCare! 

A safe, energised and supportive space for children to thrive through the magic of theatre and drama, focusing on boosting their self-esteem, finding their voice and most importantly having FUN!
Classes run on:
3:35pm - 4:55pm 7-9 years
5:10pm - 6:30pm 10-12 years 

To find out more and book a space: @theblossomtheatreproject https://www.theblossomtheatreproject.com/ 

#stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghcity #kidsdrama #kidsdramaclass #drama #dramaclass #dramaschool #kidsacting #kidsactingclasses
Some excellent photos from the Blossom Theatre Project classes here at LifeCare! 

A safe, energised and supportive space for children to thrive through the magic of theatre and drama, focusing on boosting their self-esteem, finding their voice and most importantly having FUN!
Classes run on:
3:35pm - 4:55pm 7-9 years
5:10pm - 6:30pm 10-12 years 

To find out more and book a space: @theblossomtheatreproject https://www.theblossomtheatreproject.com/ 

#stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghcity #kidsdrama #kidsdramaclass #drama #dramaclass #dramaschool #kidsacting #kidsactingclasses
Some excellent photos from the Blossom Theatre Project classes here at LifeCare! 

A safe, energised and supportive space for children to thrive through the magic of theatre and drama, focusing on boosting their self-esteem, finding their voice and most importantly having FUN!
Classes run on:
3:35pm - 4:55pm 7-9 years
5:10pm - 6:30pm 10-12 years 

To find out more and book a space: @theblossomtheatreproject https://www.theblossomtheatreproject.com/ 

#stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghcity #kidsdrama #kidsdramaclass #drama #dramaclass #dramaschool #kidsacting #kidsactingclasses
Some excellent photos from the Blossom Theatre Project classes here at LifeCare! A safe, energised and supportive space for children to thrive through the magic of theatre and drama, focusing on boosting their self-esteem, finding their voice and most importantly having FUN! Classes run on: 3:35pm - 4:55pm 7-9 years 5:10pm - 6:30pm 10-12 years To find out more and book a space: @theblossomtheatreproject https://www.theblossomtheatreproject.com/ #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghcity #kidsdrama #kidsdramaclass #drama #dramaclass #dramaschool #kidsacting #kidsactingclasses
1 month ago
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What a beautiful day. 
Clients from our Dean Club and The Cottage were enjoying the wonderful weather. 
Fingers crossed for more of the same tomorrow.🌞
What a beautiful day. 
Clients from our Dean Club and The Cottage were enjoying the wonderful weather. 
Fingers crossed for more of the same tomorrow.🌞
What a beautiful day. 
Clients from our Dean Club and The Cottage were enjoying the wonderful weather. 
Fingers crossed for more of the same tomorrow.🌞
What a beautiful day. 
Clients from our Dean Club and The Cottage were enjoying the wonderful weather. 
Fingers crossed for more of the same tomorrow.🌞
What a beautiful day. Clients from our Dean Club and The Cottage were enjoying the wonderful weather. Fingers crossed for more of the same tomorrow.🌞
1 month ago
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9/15
How do you eat yours? Jam or cream first? Whatever way I am sure you agree these scones look delicious. They were baked especially for the clients of the Cottage who enjoyed them very much. #delicious #afternoontea
How do you eat yours? Jam or cream first? Whatever way I am sure you agree these scones look delicious. They were baked especially for the clients of the Cottage who enjoyed them very much. #delicious #afternoontea
1 month ago
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Doesn't Tricia and Dianne two of our staff members from our Cottage Club look glamorous? They attended the Queen's Garden Party at Holyrood Palace recently. It was even more of an honour to attend this year as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. #queensgardenparty
Doesn't Tricia and Dianne two of our staff members from our Cottage Club look glamorous? They attended the Queen's Garden Party at Holyrood Palace recently. It was even more of an honour to attend this year as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. #queensgardenparty
Doesn't Tricia and Dianne two of our staff members from our Cottage Club look glamorous? They attended the Queen's Garden Party at Holyrood Palace recently. It was even more of an honour to attend this year as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. #queensgardenparty
Doesn't Tricia and Dianne two of our staff members from our Cottage Club look glamorous? They attended the Queen's Garden Party at Holyrood Palace recently. It was even more of an honour to attend this year as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. #queensgardenparty
Doesn't Tricia and Dianne two of our staff members from our Cottage Club look glamorous? They attended the Queen's Garden Party at Holyrood Palace recently. It was even more of an honour to attend this year as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. #queensgardenparty
1 month ago
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11/15
Hanah Mack Music Tuition at LifeCare!
🎶
'Mad About Musicals' 
Come on a journey to the magical world of musical theatre, where we’ll learn about some of the most famous musical composers and their styles and influences.

Starting 11th July. To find out more @hanahmackmusic  #edinphoto #edinbrugh #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #charity #kidsmusic #kidsmusicclass #kidsmusician
Hanah Mack Music Tuition at LifeCare! 🎶 'Mad About Musicals' Come on a journey to the magical world of musical theatre, where we’ll learn about some of the most famous musical composers and their styles and influences. Starting 11th July. To find out more @hanahmackmusic #edinphoto #edinbrugh #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #charity #kidsmusic #kidsmusicclass #kidsmusician
2 months ago
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12/15
Thank you so much to Janet Cochrane and family for the wonderful arts and craft materials and an extensive collection of CDs. 
There will be such fun in our club The Cottage choosing what music to listen to while creating new masterpieces. #kindness #crafting #music
Thank you so much to Janet Cochrane and family for the wonderful arts and craft materials and an extensive collection of CDs. 
There will be such fun in our club The Cottage choosing what music to listen to while creating new masterpieces. #kindness #crafting #music
Thank you so much to Janet Cochrane and family for the wonderful arts and craft materials and an extensive collection of CDs. There will be such fun in our club The Cottage choosing what music to listen to while creating new masterpieces. #kindness #crafting #music
2 months ago
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Many Congratulations to Jeannette on becoming a great-grandmother. 
Such a lovely picture of her looking proudly at a card with photos of her new little great granddaughter. 
We are all delighted for Jeanette 🥰
#family #caring #greatgrandmother #generations
Many Congratulations to Jeannette on becoming a great-grandmother. Such a lovely picture of her looking proudly at a card with photos of her new little great granddaughter. We are all delighted for Jeanette 🥰 #family #caring #greatgrandmother #generations
2 months ago
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Congratulations to the winners of our kids art competition! We asked local children to 'imagine themselves at 80 years old'. 
We have had some amazing entries from karate-granny to fun at the beach at 80! 

Thank you to @gingerandpicklesbookshop for donating some amazing prizes as well as @camobscura1 and @edinburghzoo for kindly donating tickets! The winners have been so happy with their prizes!

To read more about the competition: https://www.lifecare-edinburgh.org.uk/2022/06/24/congratulations-to-our-winners/

#edinburghnews #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #stockbridgemarket #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghart #edinburghartist #scottish #scottishtalent #kidsart #kidsartwork #kidsartist #charity #community #dementiaawareness
Congratulations to the winners of our kids art competition! We asked local children to 'imagine themselves at 80 years old'. 
We have had some amazing entries from karate-granny to fun at the beach at 80! 

Thank you to @gingerandpicklesbookshop for donating some amazing prizes as well as @camobscura1 and @edinburghzoo for kindly donating tickets! The winners have been so happy with their prizes!

To read more about the competition: https://www.lifecare-edinburgh.org.uk/2022/06/24/congratulations-to-our-winners/

#edinburghnews #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #stockbridgemarket #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghart #edinburghartist #scottish #scottishtalent #kidsart #kidsartwork #kidsartist #charity #community #dementiaawareness
Congratulations to the winners of our kids art competition! We asked local children to 'imagine themselves at 80 years old'. 
We have had some amazing entries from karate-granny to fun at the beach at 80! 

Thank you to @gingerandpicklesbookshop for donating some amazing prizes as well as @camobscura1 and @edinburghzoo for kindly donating tickets! The winners have been so happy with their prizes!

To read more about the competition: https://www.lifecare-edinburgh.org.uk/2022/06/24/congratulations-to-our-winners/

#edinburghnews #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #stockbridgemarket #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghart #edinburghartist #scottish #scottishtalent #kidsart #kidsartwork #kidsartist #charity #community #dementiaawareness
Congratulations to the winners of our kids art competition! We asked local children to 'imagine themselves at 80 years old'. 
We have had some amazing entries from karate-granny to fun at the beach at 80! 

Thank you to @gingerandpicklesbookshop for donating some amazing prizes as well as @camobscura1 and @edinburghzoo for kindly donating tickets! The winners have been so happy with their prizes!

To read more about the competition: https://www.lifecare-edinburgh.org.uk/2022/06/24/congratulations-to-our-winners/

#edinburghnews #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #stockbridgemarket #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghart #edinburghartist #scottish #scottishtalent #kidsart #kidsartwork #kidsartist #charity #community #dementiaawareness
Congratulations to the winners of our kids art competition! We asked local children to 'imagine themselves at 80 years old'. We have had some amazing entries from karate-granny to fun at the beach at 80! Thank you to @gingerandpicklesbookshop for donating some amazing prizes as well as @camobscura1 and @edinburghzoo for kindly donating tickets! The winners have been so happy with their prizes! To read more about the competition: https://www.lifecare-edinburgh.org.uk/2022/06/24/congratulations-to-our-winners/ #edinburghnews #stockbridge #stockbridgeedinburgh #stockbridgemarket #edinburgh #edinburghlife #edinburghart #edinburghartist #scottish #scottishtalent #kidsart #kidsartwork #kidsartist #charity #community #dementiaawareness
2 months ago
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