Dementia Support (Eric Liddel Centre)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People who are 18 years old and over and who is affected by dementia

Who provides this?

  • Eric Liddel Centre

Description

This service provides social and emotional support for people living with dementia and their carers, both peer-to-peer and by the Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) facilitator of the friendship groups.

In non-COVID times, the groups meet weekly in the ELC, supported by volunteers. In COVID-19 times the support is remote through weekly telephone calls and newsletters. There is online support both individually and for group meetings.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

ELC is currently closed because of COVID-19. The support is currently provided remotely, by phone and digitally.

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DP

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Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support on the phone
Support with others

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Creative
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Men
Older people
Religion
Social groups
Women

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