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Directory of local groups/projects who are offering specific support during the current COVID-19 pandemic »

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.

Organisation

Libertus

Details
Libertus Services is an Edinburgh based charity dedicated to supporting people to live independently. We provide a registered Day Care service to local older people alongside a plethora of recreational, educational, cultural and social activities. Libertus Services is dedicated to empowering its’ Members to make informed choices and to engage with activities which offer a selection of physical activity, reminiscence, games and art as therapy. Following our most recent Care Inspectorate visit we were awarded Grade 6 “Excellent” for Quality of Care and Support.

The Day Service operates Monday to Friday 11:00am - 3:00pm with transport provided to all members.

Members can expect a freshly prepared nutritious two course meal during their visit, alongside teas, coffees and refreshments as required.

We have a variety of social and creative activities available for members including:

Games & Quizzes

- Quizzes
- Dominos
- Word Games
- Bingo

Keep Active

- OTAGO
- Yoga
- Seated Yoga
- New Age Curling
- Other gentle and seated exercises

Social

- Coffee Morning
- Reminiscence Work
- Current Affairs
- Discussion Groups

Well Being

- Nails
- Dementia Care
- Mini Trips

The service is funded by the City of Edinburgh Council, however Members are required to pay a daily contribution towards their placement of £9 – this helps cover the cost of meals and transport.

Referrals...

Referrals must come from the City of Edinburgh Council Social Work Department.

If you or somebody you know may benefit from attending Libertus Services please make contact with the City of Edinburgh Council Social Care Direct team to make this request. Once you have requested this you will be assessed by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Health and Social Care Team.

You can contact the City of Edinburgh Council’s Social Care Direct Team on 0131 200 2324.

Whilst our focus is on day care for older people, we also provide fully inclusive recreational, therapeutic and educational activities for people of all ages living within the South East of Edinburgh.
Ages
65+
Days and Times
Monday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
20 Gracemount Drive, Gracemount
EDINBURGH
EH16 6RN

Localities
South East 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 664 7424
Contact Email: enquiries@libertus.org.uk
Website: https://www.libertus.org.uk/day-centre
Categories of Services

This record was last modified on: 27 September 2019