Alzheimer Scotland East Lothian

Alzheimer Scotland supports people who have dementia, and their friends, family and carers. 

Dementia Helpline

There is a 24 hour Dementia Helpline, which is free and confidential, and you don’t even have to give your name if you prefer not to. Call at any time for a free information pack and for help. Tel 0808 808 3000.

Specialist Advisor:

In East Lothian, there is a Dementia Advisor who offers confidential advice and support to people with dementia, their families and friends in the community.Contact 0131 654 1114 for more details. 

Dementia Groups

There is a monthly Dementia Cafe which meets in East Lothian. This is a meeting place that gives people with dementia and their carers a chance to get together and meet others in a similar situation.
 
The cafe meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm. (lunch is available at 12.45pm costing £3.00). The cafe is held in St Andrews High Church, Musselburgh, EH21 7EA. 
 
There is also a Carer Support Group from 11.45am-12.45 pm which includes support for people with dementia.
 
This is a group for people who are able to attend safely on their own or who are accompanied by someone to support them.



Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Older People
  • Other
    • Person with dementia/interest/carer/health professional

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

People with Dementia and their carers.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

From person with dementia / alzheimer disease, carer, GP, social work etc.

Contact Info. & Service Address

Alzheimer Scotland
Midlothian Services,
3 Edinburgh Road,
Dalkeith
EH22 1LA

Office Hours

Monday 10:30am - 3:30pm Tuesday 10:00am - 3:00pm Wednesday 10:00am - 3:30pm Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm Friday 10:00am - 3:30pm

Service Hours

-Day Care Monday 2:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesday to Thursday 1:00pm - 6:00pm Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm Day Opportunity & Housing Support Service Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 654 1114
Fax: 0131 454 9093
Email: [email protected]
Website: dementiascotland.org/services/midlothian/mid-and-east-lothian-services

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • The office and day care has disabled access.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Alzheimer Scotland

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. They offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 654 1114
Fax: 0131 454 9093
Email: [email protected]
Website: dementiascotland.org/services/midlothian/mid-and-east-lothian-services

Office Hours

Monday 10:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am – 3:30pm
Thursday 10:00am – 3:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 3:30pm

Service Hours

Day Care
Monday 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday to Thursday 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Day Opportunity & Housing Support Service
Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm.

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