Carers Programme

Carers Programme

Activities

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.

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Outings

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 07394 497173 or email Irene McCarthy at McCarthyI@ericliddell.org for more information.

Talks

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.

Courses

Our drop in courses/classes are free to unpaid carers

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our building is closed, therefore our ongoing classes are taking place online via Zoom.

If you are interested in our ongoing classes and would like to see the Spring Schedule 2021, please click here or see below.

  • Discussion Groups

  • Mindfulness

  • Music

  • Indian Dance Classes

  • Yoga

  • Mindful Drawing

Spring Schedule 2021

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

Please contact Irene McCarthy about additions to the programme at 07394 497173 or email McCarthyI@ericliddell.org.