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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 Edinburgh Chinese Elderly Support Association (ECESA) supports elderly frail people and elderly people with dementia in their own homes and in hospital. The service provides a one-hour visiting service once a week on a regular basis and is available to people who live in Edinburgh and surrounding area.

The service aims to:

- Provide a one-hour visiting service once a week on a regular basis to elderly frail people and people with dementia in their own home.
- Provide support on a one-to-one basis
- Reduce isolation
- Increase social contact
- Help retain reading skills
- Give respite to carers
- Network with other agencies and work towards improving clients' quality of life.
65+, 60 - 64
Days and Times
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 228 5808
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 23 February 2016