We’d like to say a big thank you to Garfield Weston Foundation who have kindly donated £45,000 over the next 3 years to support our volunteer co-ordinator and volunteers. Volunteers are crucial to the services that we provide to older or disabled Edinburgh residents. Our volunteer handypeople help with simple DIY tasks around the home, […]
Care and Repair Edinburgh and Home Energy Scotland are working in partnership to support Edinburgh households vulnerable to fuel poverty by offering a free draught proofing service for older or disabled residents living in the city. They are encouraging residents in Edinburgh to take advantage of a free draught proofing service, suitable for houses with […]
Care & Repair Edinburgh can help fit interlinked fire alarms for older people in Edinburgh in line with new fire safety legislation for homeowners.
Age Scotland has welcomed a new Scottish Government initiative to increase public awareness around installing interlinked fire and smoke alarms, but says there is still a long way to go to ensure all households affected by the significant change are able to meet requirements. The new legislation was introduced in the wake of the tragic […]
Thanks to the recent generous support of our fantastic funders, Care & Repair Edinburgh has been able to ensure that older people in Edinburgh can continue to live safely and independently in their own homes by providing key safes, small appliances and lightbulbs for free to older people receiving pension credit. We are also able […]
Care & Repair Edinburgh, part of the Age Scotland family, has launched a home assessment service to help older people and those living with disabilities live as safely and comfortably as possible in their own homes. The new service includes a free room-by-room home assessment by the charity’s Independent Living Adviser, who will create a […]