Independent Advocacy for Stroke Survivors (EARS Advocacy)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Anyone using the service must live in Edinburgh and have survived a stroke within the last two years

Description

EARS provides free and confidential independent advocacy support to anyone who has had a stroke within the last two years in the Edinburgh area.

Advocacy is about helping individuals to have their views heard, and giving them impartial information when there are difficulties in your life.
An advocate can help you speak up about concerns, resolves issues, and achieve desired outcomes by, for example, writing letters, make phone calls, or attend meetings.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Is there a cost?

Free

Location information

  • Private parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Contact Details

525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh , EH5 2FF

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Downloads


EARS Stroke leaflet (2020)
(643.17 KB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Complex needs
Long term conditions/disabilities
Self confidence
Stress
Trauma

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