2 Kirklands Park Rigg, Kirkliston EH29 9EZ
Situated in residential area, just outside Edinburgh city centre, Kirkliston is a purpose built home that can accommodate up to 8 adults with learning disabilities. With great transport links to central Edinburgh, the service is close to a variety of local amenities including shops, pubs, restaurants, and leisure and entertainment facilities.
Kirkliston delivers high quality care for adults with learning disabilities in a friendly and safe environment. Regulated by the Care Quality Commission, the dedicated and experienced team use a person centred approach to ensure every individual’s needs are understood and met with the greatest privacy, dignity and respect.
Each individual chooses how they are supported, and lead very active lives. With a focus on independence, health, wellbeing and skills building, extensive activity programmes offer something for everyone. As well as staff, a team of committed volunteers support individual and group activities, so all have the chance to be social, get creative, or enjoy exercise.
Kirkliston enables residents to get the most out of life, supporting individuals to maintain relationships with family and friends, and gain the ability to move on to more independent living when they’re ready.
Since founding in 1948, Leonard Cheshire Disability has supported disabled people in the UK and across the world to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose. The charity has many homes in the UK which provide thousands of disabled people with high quality housing, care and support.
Group: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Person in charge: Shirley McLeod (Service Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Edinburgh City Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 8 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Learning Disability • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 8
Rooms with ensuite WC: 4
Facilities & Services: Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Kirkliston: click here
* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.