The Bridge a NEW Early Stage Dementia Club from LifeCare

Open Mornings: Friday 2 and 9 August 2019 10am to 12 noon Is the Bridge@St Bernard’s for you? If you have, or suspect you may have,... Read more

Dance To Your Own Tune Music Programme

We are delighted to have recently welcomed  students from Edinburgh university medical school who have been working with our clients to develop their musical Play lists.... Read more

Extra Years of Zest Spring 2019 Newsletter

Our Spring issue has arrived and is packed with lot’s of information on events and news about LifeCare. We are delighted to share with you news... Read more

Interested in local History?

Join us for a series of history talks about our local area and Edinburgh. We are very excited to be launching this series of talks. They... Read more

Celebrating over 30 Years of Expert Dementia Care

Our Clients, Carers and Volunteers Gather To Celebrate in Style! St Bernard’s 30th Anniversary On Saturday 20 October 2018, St Bernard’s celebrated their birthday with a... Read more

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018

A roundup of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018Read more

Ryden Support St Bernard’s Dementia Garden

We are delighted that Ryden are supporting the development of our small dementia garden, outside St Bernard’s dementia club, in Stockbridge. The volunteers started off the... Read more

Running for LifeCare: NEWS

Congratulations to Josh, who ran the half marathon recently for LifeCare, in memory of his lovely grandad. Mr Rintoul,  was a lovely client who visited the... Read more

Celebrating Our Volunteers: NEWS

Celebrating Volunteers Week 2018 Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers that work across our charity, to support our services. We are delighted to welcome our... Read more

Scottish Government: Social Isolation & Loneliness Consultation 2018 – Our Response and Ideas

The Scottish Government have opened ‘A Connected Scotland’ consultation to ask, what is needed to better empower communities and create the conditions to allow social connections... Read more

Recently Retired? We Need You!: BLOG

Our centre is home to activities for everyone – from new born babies to the young at heart. However, we’ve realised that there’s a gap in... Read more

A Ladies Lunch for LifeCare

LifeCare supported my gran, she had early stage dementia and used to visit St Bernard’s Club. She really enjoyed her visits, it was a great place... Read more

Tesco Bank Charity Partner 2018

We are delighted to welcome Tesco Bank as our charity partner 2018-2020. We look forward to working with the team over the coming months to support... Read more

Investing in Volunteers Award 2018

We are so grateful to all our volunteers for EVERYTHING that they do for our charity. Fantastic enthusiasm, support, experience and energy. Our volunteers work across... Read more

Could you Make The Difference? 

We are looking for special folks to apply. If you think you have something extra to give, are extra caring and have experience working across the... Read more

BLOG: Amazing Volunteer Ian, On ‘Giving Something Back’.

I checked some local options and eventually approached LifeCare to see if I could help in any way. They welcomed me in, and we discussed what... Read more

TSB Charity Partner 2017/18

We are delighted to be supported by our corporate friends again this year.Read more

Ben Nevis Challenge: NEWS

Hi to all our friends, Today we are getting in touch about something a little different. This October as part of a team of LifeCare employees... Read more

Our New George Young Hall: NEWS

The summer has been busy with contractors working very hard to complete the new ceiling and beautiful, oak sprung floor in the George Young Hall. “The... Read more

Bake sale and dress down day, to support LifeCare

Thank you to the staff at the TSB (Hanover Street branch) who recently presented LifeCare with a cheque for £300. The wonderful staff held a bake... Read more

‘Our Stockbridge’ Film

Thank you to all the local residents who braved the rain to view the premiere screening of ‘Our Stockbridge’. LifeCare welcomed 150 people who live, or... Read more

Carers Week: News

Thank you to Aileen Campbell MSP, Jamie Hepburn MSP, Carer Scotland and SG Carers Policy for visiting LifeCare and taking time to listen to employees about... Read more

Our Stockbridge Film: News

  ‘Our Stockbridge’ is a heart-warming intergenerational film project made possible with funding from the Big Lottery and Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership. With the help of Media... Read more

Vintages Vibes Celebrates 90 Matches!: News

Vintage Vibes is a Big Lottery funded partnership between LifeCare Edinburgh and The Broomhouse Centre and Enterprises.Read more

TSB Charity Partner of the Year: News

We are delighted to welcome the TSB, to support our charity in combating isolation…Read more

Combat Isolation. Join Our Wishing Tree: News

To celebrate our landmark 75th birthday, artist Charlotte Duffy has created the cardboard Wishing Tree sculpture.Read more

Aviva Community Fund Winners!: News

We are thrilled to announce that LifeCare have won £25 000 from the Aviva community fund to restore the floor in the George Young hall. Thank... Read more


Soul Night with DJ Steph King

SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 7.30PM – 12PM LifeCare , 2 Cheyne Street , Edinburgh EH4 1JB Get your dancing shoes on and come along for a night... Read more

Challenge Events at LifeCare

Abseiling Challenge at the Forth Railway Bridge It was a lovely sunny day on 9 June 2019, when 16 very brave challenger team members took part... Read more

Music Therapy with Nordoff Robbins

We are delighted to welcome Francesca our Music Therapist who has recently joined us from Nordoff Robbins. Francesca is working with LifeCare to develop a music... Read more

Intergenerational Pen Pal Project with Broughton High School

The Super Power Agency is a literacy charity based in Edinburgh which runs writing workshops powered by volunteers to help close the attainment gap in education.... Read more

Tackling a 24 hour Extreme Mountain Bike Challenge for LifeCare

Freezing temperatures. 17 hours of darkness. Miles upon miles of gruelling terrain. A brutal mix of ice, wind, hail, mud and snow ,and maybe, just maybe,... Read more

Twelve Reasons Why

You Made Our Year. Your Support Funds Ours LifeCare is a local charity which supports older people and those with dementia in Edinburgh. Without your support... Read more

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Our volunteers support our charity across the organisation in many areas:-CafeLife, in our Care services, Fundraising & Marketing, and Vintage Vibes. Many of our volunteers fundraise... Read more

Robots Play Dominoes with The Dean Club

We were delighted to welcome Pepper the robot from Heriot Watt university recently to The Dean Club. A team of PHD students visited LifeCare to conduct... Read more

Christmas Lunch in CafeLife

Our lovely CafeLife team have been very busy this festive season cooking delicious Christmas lunches for clients and our community. Over 500 Christmas lunches have been... Read more

Christmas Gift Campaign

We have been very busy at LifeCare this Christmas organising, and delivering over 400 gifts to our clients across the city. Thank you to Tesco Bank for donating... Read more

Bulb planting for the Spring

 Our lovely gardener, Lisa Lempsick gives us some advise about planting bulbs:- As the dark nights appear and the cold snap approaches, it is worthwhile making... Read more


By Georgia Artus Last week LifeCare were lucky enough to have a visit from Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Older People and Equalities for the Scottish... Read more

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018

A roundup of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018Read more

Vintage Vibes Tea Party

On Wednesday 20th June Vintage Vibes hosted a fantastic summer spectacular afternoon tea at LifeCare. Over 50 volunteers and vips (over 60s) came along an enjoyed... Read more

Ryden Support St Bernard’s Dementia Garden

We are delighted that Ryden are supporting the development of our small dementia garden, outside St Bernard’s dementia club, in Stockbridge. The volunteers started off the... Read more

Carers Week June 2018: EVENT

Carers have so much to cope with on a daily basis. It is often difficult to manage all aspects of homelife and their caring role. LifeCare... Read more

Self – Directed Support: Blog

    My name is Laura and I work for Alzheimer Scotland. I passionately believe that people living with dementia have the right to live well... Read more

Team LifeCare in Training for Ben Nevis: BLOG

We are very proud of team LifeCare preparing for their Ben Nevis challenge event on 7 October. Tony, CafeLife Chef, Stephen, Business Manager and Eddy, Venue... Read more

The Ally Bally Bee Project: Blog

How do you explain dementia to a six year old? The Ally Bally Bee Project is on a mission to make such difficult conversations a little... Read more

Top 10 HomeCare Award – Outreach Service: News

We are very proud to announce that our registered service Outreach, has been awarded with a top 10 award in Scotland from HomeCare. Reviewed by clients,... Read more

Tony is Tackling Ben Nevis for LifeCare!: BLOG

LifeCare is embarking on a series of Challenge Events for the first time. We would like as many people as possible to join us on this... Read more

Money Matters: Blog

My first appointment of the day was with a carer, who is supporting her mum who is in her 90’s and becoming frail.Read more

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