Leonard Cheshire - Newhaven Road

161-163 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh EH6 4QA

Leonard Cheshire - Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Leonard Cheshire - Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Leonard Cheshire - Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Situated in a residential area in the north of Edinburgh, Newhaven Road is a purpose-built home that can accommodate up to 7 adults with physical disabilities.

Across from Victoria Park and with great transport links to central Edinburgh, the home is close to a variety of local amenities including a bowling green, tennis courts, a library and the Ocean Terminal shopping complex.

Newhaven Road delivers high quality care for adults with learning disabilities in a friendly and safe environment. Regulated by the Care Inspectorate for Scotland, the 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 who support individual and group activities, so all have the chance to be social, get creative or enjoy exercise.

Newhaven Road enables people to get the most out of life, supporting individuals to maintain relationships with family and friends, and to support them to gain the ability to move on to more independent living when they’re ready.

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 7 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Muscular Dystrophy • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 7

Rooms with ensuite WC: 0

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Leonard Cheshire - Newhaven Road: click here

* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.

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