Adult Community Services

Our Adult Community Services team provides a range of services that support to older people with dementia,

reduce isolation and improve the quality of life through our outreach projects.

“Dad was so excited to come to the hub for his Christmas lunch. He had a wonderful
afternoon, loved his lunch and his present, Thank you all so much”

Dementia Support Edinburgh

Services for Adults & Older People:

Beacon Club: This is an enriching and stimulating day care service for older people with
dementia, connecting with dedicated staff and nurturing volunteers. We believe that
people with dementia are entitled to respect and dignity and we are passionate about
improving the quality of life for our members and their cares in South West Edinburgh

Community link Workers: Community Link Workers will provide support to socially
isolated older people with the aim of strengthening connections between older people
and their communities. The aim of the Social Isolation Management Programme is to
reduce social isolation and loneliness in older people in South West Edinburgh

Space Age Connections: an exciting new project looking to improve the quality of life of
people who have had a recent/ early dementia diagnosis and their unpaid carers. A one
to one outreach service provided by a team of trained volunteers (connectors) who will
offer encouragement, companionship and connections to help people participate in more
social, leisure and community activities

            Nancy Bryson

            Lyn Glen

            Anna Kozicki

            Sandra Arpaozu

            Emma McGonagle

            Lucie Crook

            Jennifer Learmonth