Support for adults with physical disabilities

We have a range of services that can support you, and we work closely with the NHS, voluntary organisations and independent providers.

We may also be able to support someone if they provide care for you.

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Support with everyday tasks

Our Adults and Community Care team can support you with every day tasks such as preparing meals, going to the bathroom, getting dressed and staying safe. We support people at significant risk of harm. You can request an assessment to see if we can help.

Money - benefits and employment

Our Welfare Rights team can offer advice and benefits checks and our Communities and Lifelong Learning team can support you to find a job or training.


Our Travel team has a range of schemes to support you including:

Other local schemes:

Sports and Leisure

Our Sports and Leisure teams have information about accessible facilities and activities. 

Other local schemes:

  • Lothian Disability sport has accessible sports activities including cycling, climbing, athletics, football and tennis.
  • Euan’s Guide has accessibility reviews of venues like tourist attractions, restaurants and hotels.

Other local services