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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.

The City Of Edinburgh Council's day care facility operates from Monday to Friday, accommodating up to 22 older people per day, who have higher level needs.

Care Needs

Carer Support, Dementia, Hearing Impairment, Infirm and Elderly, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Physical Disability, Visual Impairment.

Cultural Needs

A wide range of cultural needs and special diets are catered for where possible. There is a prayer room available between 12 noon and 2 pm. One member of staff is fluent in 4 asian languages as well as english.


Breakfast is tea/coffee & toast, two course lunch and tea/coffee and biscuits are served throughout the day.


Transport is provided to and from the venue for all service users.

Recreational activities

Activities include; arts & crafts, games, quizzes, gardening project, computer training, hairdressing salon, nail bar, entertainment, massage, social outings etc.
Days and Times
Monday 9.30am - 3pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 3pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 3pm
Thursday 9.30am - 3pm
Friday 9.30am - 3pm
17 Hawkhill Avenue, Lochend

North East 
Contact Details
Contact Person: Tracey Ulger
Contact Telephone: 0131 652 1859
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 12 May 2016