The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh

IMPORTANT

Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available.


Details
EARS has been providing independent advocacy to older people for over 13 years in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We still provide advocacy to any older person, in Mid, East and West Lothian, who would benefit from independent advocacy support.

Below are some specific examples of situations in which we have supported and assisted older people:

- When Moving into a Residential Care Home
- Advocacy When A Care Residential Home Closes
- Advocacy in Sheltered/Amenity Housing
- Advocacy In Delayed Discharge Situations

EARS independent advocate can support you to speak up or represent your wishes if you are

An older person (over 60) in hospital, residential care or in the community

AND

- Living in a Residential Care Home (Local Authority or Private)
- Living in Sheltered/Amenity Housing or Supported Accommodation
- Living in the community and getting a service/help from social work, health or other care professionals
- In hospital in a delayed discharge bed on a Continuing Care ward
- Attending a Day Centre
- Being assessed for services
- In an Acute Stroke Unit or Rehabilitation Stroke Unit or in the community
- Being assessed by mental health/psychiatric service(s) or having treatment in a Psychiatric Hospital/Ward
Ages
65+, 60 - 64
Days and Times
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
525 Ferry Road
EDINBURGH
EH5 2FF

Localities
North East  North West  South East  South West 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 478 8866
Contact Email: info@ears-advocacy.org.uk
Website: http://www.ears-advocacy.org.uk/our-services

This record was last modified on: 18 August 2020