LifeCare Dementia Care and Home Care Services in Edinburgh

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Introducing LifeCare

Welcome to LifeCare Edinburgh. We specialise in Dementia Care, Home Care and in care for older people. We’re all about helping you to keep on living independently and enjoy the things that make you smile.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Services update from 1 July 2020

The Outreach service is operating in the community while adhering to current Government guidelines. New client enquiries are welcome.

 

The Help at Home service continues to provide essential shopping services with protective measures in place. As restrictions ease we are also extending the other support available. Unfortunately at this time, as our capacity is limited, new enquiries for household help will be waitlisted- those requiring help with shopping will continue to be prioritised.

 

The Café is now open for breakfast takeaways on Monday-Fridays, 9am-11am.

 

Our Clubs are currently closed and staff are supporting clients and carers by telephone on a daily basis.

 

Vintage Vibes successful ‘Biscuit and A Blether’ telephone based service supporting vulnerable over 60s is winding down at the end of July.  Vintage Vibes is preparing to shift towards socially distanced face-to-face outdoor visits by volunteers following Government advice in the near future.

 

The Venue is currently closed to customers but will re-open again as soon as Government guidelines permit. This means that the History Talks, Strollers and Foodies Groups are paused for the time being but will resume when it is safe to do so. However, the Conversations Group will recommence shortly but will meet online. Please check LifeCare’s Facebook Page (@LifeCare.Edinburgh) for more information on when this will happen.

 

If you would like to help us during this difficult time, your donations can help support our on-going service provision and would be gratefully received.

Help at Home

Look to LifeCare Edinburgh for help with cleaning, shopping and other household tasks

Help at Home is there to support you to stay independent and make sure you can stay happy and healthy at home.

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Outreach

Look to LifeCare Edinburgh for companionship, personal care and the joy of getting out and about

Outreach is there for your care needs. We’ll help make sure you won’t miss out on doing the things you love.

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Supporting Those Who Are Isolated in our Community

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

We are working hard to provide the best care services we can in the community, by telephone and in person to our clients and carers.

Help Us Make A Difference

Dementia and Companion Day Clubs

At LifeCare Edinburgh, our clubs make every day special

If you’re living with dementia, or if you’re an older person looking to get your spark back, our clubs are here for you.

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At the Heart of the Neighbourhood

Visit our buzzing LifeCare Centre in Stockbridge

Hire our friendly multi-use space for your meetings and events. Or you can simply pop in to CaféLife for a bite.

Closed until further notice.

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Get Involved

Donate

Care, support, independence and friendship. They’re the magic ingredients for Extra Years of Zest. And each one of these years is powered by your donations.

  • Lots of ways to donate and support our work
  • Every penny makes a difference
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Fundraise

Thanks to our fundraisers, more and more older people in Edinburgh are enjoying Extra Years of Zest. Check out our fun-filled fundraising pack for ideas.

  • A fun way to support our care work
  • Download our pack for tips and ideas
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Volunteer

It only takes a small amount of time to make a big difference. There’s loads of ways to help, and each one enriches a life – including your own.

  • LifeCare Edinburgh holds the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
  • A great way to learn and develop your skills
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Latest from LifeCare

Our Shopping Service is a Lifeline to Many

Staff are Busy Across the City

Our Help at Home staff have been very busy across the city, organising shopping  for many of their clients. Making sure that strict hygiene measures are also adhered to. A big task,  but very proud of the team.

 

 

 

 

Supporting Each Other

Myrtle and Grandson

Life has been very challenging for everyone during the COVID -19 pandemic. Families are all adjusting to protect their loved ones. Myrtle who is 87 yrs, is delighted to have her young grandson move in. He is teaching her the computer and she is teaching him scrabble.

What You Need to Know - COVID 19 Update

Read more about what you can and cannot do
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