Wellbeing support – St Columba’s Hospice Palliative Care, Edinburgh

Age UK

Age UK helps older people to know their rights and make the best choices for later life, offering older people support to tackle loneliness, get active, and stay independent for longer.

Tel: 0800 678 1602

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Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity, providing support and information to people with dementia, their carers and families, and campaigning for the rights of people with dementia.

Tel: 0808 808 3000

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British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation funds research into heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors, and runs influencing work aimed at shaping public policy and raising awareness.

Tel: 0300 330 3322

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Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

CHSS supports people and their families across Scotland with chest, heart and stroke conditions. They aim to make sure life living with a chest or heart condition or after a stroke is a life lived to the full.

Tel: 0131 225 6963

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Citizens Advice Scotland

The Citizens Advice Service network offers free, impartial and confidential advice, delivered by trained advisers across Scotland.

Tel: 0800 028 1456

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Disability Scotland Handicabs

A door-to-door transport service for people with limited mobility who are unable to use ordinary buses. The service operates seven days a week.

Tel: 0131 447 9949

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Duchenne Family Support Group

Whether you are dealing with a new diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or are further along in the journey, the Duchenne Family Support Group can provide support, information and social activities.

Tel: 0800 121 4518

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Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you. We provide physical, emotional and financial support to help you live life as fully as you can.

Tel: 0808 808 00 00

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Maggie’s offers the best possible support free to anyone with cancer and their families. Maggie’s centres can be found alongside NHS hospitals and support is also available online.

Tel: 0300 123 1801

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MND Scotland

MND Scotland is the leading charity in Scotland providing care and support to people affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND), as well as funding vital research into finding a cure.

Tel: 0141 332 3903

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MS Society

MS Society funds world-leading research, shares the latest information and campaigns for everyone's rights. They're working to make sure no one has to face MS alone.

Tel: 0808 800 8000

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MS Trust

The MS Trust is here for everyone affected by MS, from the moment of diagnosis and throughout your journey. We're committed to ensuring everyone with MS can access the treatments and services they need and deserve.

Tel: 0800 032 38 39

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NHS Inform

NHS inform is Scotland’s national health information service, providing information so people can make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

Tel: 0800 22 44 88

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Scottish Huntington's Association

The Scottish Huntington's Association network of HD Specialists delivers personalised support directly to families, in addition to advocating on their behalf and liaising with health and social care providers.

Tel: 0141 848 0308

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VOCAL supports and empowers unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian through individual support, information, training and access to services.

Tel: 0131 663 6869

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About our wellbeing service

We believe in rehabilitative palliative care, empowering people to actively manage their conditions themselves, enabling them to live fully and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

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