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Residential weekends for carers in Linlithgow.

Stepping out offers organised breaks for carers, specifically tailored to meet the needs of carers and provide them with a break from their caring situation. The breaks take place at the Lowport Centre in Linlithgow and are free.

Applications for a break are accepted from across Scotland and from all carers, regardless of their caring situation. There are a maximum of 21 places per weekend.

Each break offers a variety of activities, ranging from alternative therapy sessions to confidence building, singing, art and exercise workshops as well as trips out to local museums and places of historical interest.

The break takes place at the Lowport Centre, which is a purpose built residential centre in Linlithgow. All bedrooms have 2 single beds and are ensuite. Disabled access is available in 2 bedrooms and all rooms have their own TV. All meals are provided and are served in the dining room. Individual dietary requirements are taken into account and as far as is reasonably possible catered for.


All information on this site is provided to the best of our knowledge but please call the organisation involved for more details.

VOCAL Midlothian Carers Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3NX. Telephone 0131 663 6869. E Email – midlothian@vocal.org.uk  Scottish Charity: SC020755 Company registration: SC183050. Accessibility | Copyright & image credits | Privacy statement | Complaints policy | Disclaimer