4 Wardieburn Street East, Edinburgh EH5 1DQ
Wardieburn is a purpose-built home, with three additional independent living flats, that together can accommodate up to 9 adults with physical disabilities. The service is just a short distance from a variety of local amenities including shops, museums and galleries. There are great transport links into central Edinburgh, which offers a range of attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Zoo and a wide range of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.
Wardieburn delivers high quality support and reablement for adults with physical disabilities. Regulated by the Care Inspectorate for Scotland, 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.
Wardieburn 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
Person in charge: Douglas MacMilllan (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 9 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cerebral Palsy • Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 9
Rooms with ensuite WC: 9
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Independent Living Training • Sheltered Housing • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Leonard Cheshire - Wardieburn: click here
* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.
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