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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 or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

What services can we provide for you?

We are entirely focused on providing personalised and individual services to design a tailored, flexible support package with you and your family.

Our teams are friendly, committed, motivated and trained to the highest level, which ensures the best possible outcomes are achieved for our customers.

Blackwood can provide you with care and support services in your own home from a few hours a week to an around the clock service. We can support you with personal care; with daily living tasks such as laundry, cleaning and shopping; with nutrition and feeding; maintaining your home; attending appointments; assisting you with medication and lots more. Our services really are personalised and we will design a tailored and flexible support package with you and your family.

Currently we provide care services for older people and individuals with physical disabilities, mental health issues, sensory impairment and learning disabilities. We also have highly specialist skills in supporting adults with Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia and Huntington's disease.

How much will it cost?

Care with Blackwood costs on average between £15 and £17 per hour.

For more information on paying for an coordinating your home care please visit our guidance page at

Will I need to pay for my care?

Your care can be paid in one of two ways:

- You can pay privately from your own income / funds.
- You may be eligible for Local Authority funding for your care and support needs. If you have already spoken to your Local Authority, your funds are in place and you want to talk to us about how Blackwood can help deliver your care and support please contact us on the details below. If you are unsure whether you are eligible for funding please contact your Local Authority.

Get in Touch - Edinburgh

If you would like to know more about the services we can provide in the Edinburgh area or have any question about care, please contact us on the details below:

Care Service Manager: Linda Brown
Tel: 0131 317 0144

Alternatively please complete our online form at
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Days and Times
Monday 24/7
Tuesday 24/7
Wednesday 24/7
Thursday 24/7
Friday 24/7
Saturday 24/7
Sunday 24/7
160 Dundee Street, Fountainbridge
EH11 1DQ

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This record was last modified on: 12 September 2019