SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS

Victoria Practice

Moving into later life can bring about new challenges and the services below are here to help with that.

Everday

For patient requiring emergency care, assessing for package of care or certain home aids

Mon - Fri

Charity offering a range of services for independent living for the elderly as well as befriending service

Mon - Fri

14 week course focusing on exercise, memory and reducing falls

Mon - Fri

Information and advice for those who care for someone, need care themselves or are planning future care needs

Various

Lunch clubs, day centres, one to one care small groups

Mon - Fri

LIBERTON

For patient over 65 with multi-morbidity for hollistic assessment inc physio and OT (GP referral)

Mon - Fri

Local opportunities for Older People - supporting people over 65 link in with the local community, find ways to enjoy time with other people, discover what is happening nearby, searching for something new to learn or do

Everyday

Free telephone morning and evening check call service funded by City of Edinburgh Council for loneliness, welfare, medication prompts and signposting to services.

24/7

Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year

Mon - Fri

University of the Third Age - Aimed at people at a period of life when they have finished employment and parenting responsibilities to ensure that we continue to learn and develop and have fun.

Mon - Fri

Volunteers preventing isolation and loneliness in the over 60's