Our Services

Vintage Vibes is a partnership between LifeCare Edinburgh and The Broomhouse Centre. It was launched late in 2015 with part-funding from The Big Lottery towards the first four years. Plans are that it will become sustainable in the long-term.

Vintage Vibes hopes to plug the gap of a city-wide service that offers longer-term benefits to people seeking better connections. It offers:

  • One to one visiting in the home
  • One to one visiting outside the home
  • Hospital visiting
  • Pet visiting/therapy at home/hospice, nursing home
  • Family visiting
  • Friendship pools

To find out more about Vintage Vibes and how to refer someone, click here.

To find out more about volunteering for Vintage Vibes, click here.

Our Vision

That everyone over 60 in Edinburgh lives a fulfilled life with friendship, respect and participation.

Our Mission

To help Edinburgh’s lonely and isolated over-60s by providing companionship and support that is personalised to their needs and integrated with local communities. To bring about a long-lasting change in attitudes towards the city’s over-60s. To encourage friendships between all generations and ensure the over-60s are treated with care, dignity and respect.

Our Values

  • We are creative and open-minded
  • We are ambitious, bold and aspirational
  • We build open, honest relationships with integrity
  • We challenge the norm and drive change
  • We push the boundaries and take risks
  • We do more with less
  • We embrace equality and diversity

Want to join our community? Click here to find out about volunteering.

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