Care and support for an elderly person

For people over 65 years of age

Your support needs

Find out what's involved in assessing your needs for a care plan.

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Find out what services are available and how to access them in the Directory of services for older people living in Midlothian (PDF).

Self Directed Support (SDS)

SDS is about giving you choice and control over the support you get, to enable you to live as independently as possible.

Help with living at home

Are you having difficulty with daily tasks around the house? We offer aids and adaptations, a telecare package or home care, to help you stay in your home as long as possible.

Residential care

If you are having difficulty living safely and well in your own home, there are a few options you can consider to help meet your needs.

Paying for care

The amount you will need to pay depends on your financial circumstances.

For people with dementia