Carers Programme

Carers Programme


We offer a range of courses, access to information and literature on a range of issues relevant to carers. We also organise additional classes such as dance, art, music/singing as well as interesting talks by organisations and individuals who support carers.

Moreover, we offer 1-2-1 support via direct payments/Self Directed support via a dedicated member of staff who is available by appointment.

Finally, carers and cared for can enjoy our excursions as part of a small group on excursions to local venues and places of interest. A member of staff will be present to offer any assistance needed. Transport and entry fees are provided free of charge.



Outings to local venues and places of interest in Edinburgh take place once a month.

This includes free entry and transport – a relaxed and supportive space awaits carers and cared for.

Simply call us on 0131 357 1278 or email Bryony at for more information.


We host talks on wide range of issues relevant to carers. This can also be a chance to meet and have a chat over a tea or coffee.


Our drop in courses/classes are free to unpaid carers

Yoga classes take place on Mondays from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm

Tai Chi/Qi Gong classes take place on Tuesdays from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm

Our Carers Programme changes regularly and includes many opportunities such as:

  • Discussion Groups

  • Mindfulness

  • Indian Dance Classes

  • Outings and visits

Come and find out about more services and opportunities available carers.

Please contact Bryony Grisewood about additions to the programme at 0131 357 1278, email or ask at reception.

Our interesting library of books are also available to browse and borrow from.