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Caring in the City Information Fair (Boroughmuir)

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Carers often report that it is hard to know who to ask for support or what support is available.  Visit the Caring in the City Information Fair to learn about services, meet staff, ask questions or participate in one of the numerous workshops.

To reserve a place at a workshop click here or you can register on the day.  Please be aware the spaces are limited so we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.

WHERE :   Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports Club Meggetland, Meggetland Wynd Edinburgh EH14 1XN

WHEN  :    Monday 12th October

TIME    :    10am to 4pm

The Murrayfield Club

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Murrayfield Dementia Project run a day service which allows older people to remain longer in the community.

They offer a varied programme of mental and physical activities that provide stimulation, fun, social interaction and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Activities can consist of singing, quizzes, reminiscence, literature, board games, art and craft and entertainment from local musical groups and/or schools. 

WHERE:  Murrayfield Parish Church, 2b Ormidale Terrace, EDINBURGH  EH12 6EQ

WHEN:    Three days a week 

TIME:      9.30am - 2.30pm

This day service is open to people mainly over 65, who are frail elderly and/or with early stage dementia.

New Peer Support Group

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Do you feel a bit isolated?  Do you need to get out of the house?  A break from your routine?  Would you like to meet other carers?  Join a new peer support group.  Led by a Carers Support Worker from VOCAL.  This peer support group will give you a chance to share experiences, gain support and relax.

WHEREWester Hailes Healthy Living Centre address: 30 Harvesters Way, Edinburgh EH14 3JF.

WHEN:   Wednesday 30th September - Wednesday 16th December

TIME:     11am - 12.30pm

This support group is open to Carers in the SW area of Edinburgh only.

At the present time the following Lothian Bus services serve the area. Services - 3, 18, 30 & 32. are all a short walk from the centre and there is lots of parking.