If you have tremors, or support someone who does, we’re here with you in Scotland. Find out how you can get information and support, what we’re doing near you, and how you can join in. From fundraising to volunteering, campaigning and more.
Find a support services in Scotland
Address: 3 Edinburgh Road, Dalkeith EH22 1LA
Tel: 0131 654 1114
The Blue Badge
The Blue Badge Scheme provides parking concessions nationally and across Europe for people with a permanent and substantial disability, whether that person is the driver or a passenger. The holder of a Blue Badge is permitted to park in areas normally subject to restrictions and benefits those who are unable to walk great distances.
Online application via www.mygov.scot/apply-blue-badge
or pick up a form from your local library.
Bus travel card
This card gives 60+ and disabled people free bus travel throughout Scotland.
To apply go to
Call 0800 028 1456
Falls Service – 24hrs Rapid Response
Falls are one of the most common accidents in the home. However, a fall at home does not always mean a visit to the hospital. The Rapid Response Falls Service can help you to get back on your feet.
Falls number: 0131 270 8890
131 High Street, Dalkeith Tel: 0131 654 0340
- Neighbourhood Links
- Neighbourhood Links Buddy Service
- Local Area Coordination (Community Coordinators)
- Transport for Hospital appointments
- Mobility aids – loan service of wheelchairs,commodes
The Red Cross assists and supports people to live well at home and in their local community by providing information, advice and practical support. For example providing a buddy for a short period, benefit checks or going to a social group etc.
British Red Cross can provide transport to people who find it difficult to attend hospital outpatient appointments.
This service is chargeable based on mileage used for appointments. The Transport Hub can be contacted on Tel: 01896 751 888
Mobility Aids team can be contacted on 01506 409927 and are open every Wednesday & Friday from 10:00 to noon.
ScotRail is dedicated to assisting disabled customers and those people who need extra help.
Telecare is the use of discreet equipment that can help tell someone if there is an emergency or if you are having difficulties in your home.
As well as peace of mind for you, your family, and your carers, Telecare may give you more freedom to live independently in your own home and when you are out and about. It could even get you home more quickly after a hospital stay.
Vocal provides carer support: They work with carers on a one-to-one basis to support carers in their caring role to achieve the best possible outcomes for carers. They can provide emotional support, counselling and work with carers to balance employment, social, and leisure opportunities with their caring role.
0131 663 6869