Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities or autism.
Type of property
At Heron Court apartments, people can benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
Heron Court is a brand new development of 24 one bedroom apartments, located just over a mile from Edinburgh city centre. The apartments are modern and bright, with white goods included and staff on site 24 hours a day. There are 6 apartments on each of the 4 floors, with all levels accessible by lift. 8 of the apartments are slightly larger and consist of a living room, separate kitchen, bedroom and wet room, with the other 16 having an open plan kitchen and living area, bedroom, and bathroom with level access shower.
There’s peace of mind in knowing the Lifeways team is on-hand, providing tailored support that helps people to lead more fulfilling lives, surrounded by like-minded people.
Living at this service
Life at Heron Court is suitable for people with learning disabilities or autism.
Heron Court is ideal for anyone who would like to live in a brand new and modern apartment while receiving the right level of support for them. Everyone will be encouraged to make their own decisions and live the life they choose. Whether it's learning a new life skill such as cooking or money management, having the confidence to take up a new hobby or make new friends, or taking a first step into volunteering or employment, we're here to support and encourage each goal, however big or small.
Valued in the community
We understand the importance of feeling like an active part of the community, and we encourage everyone to take advantage of the fantastic amenities and opportunities in the local area.
Heron House has a number of facilities on the doorstep which includes the riverside 'Water of Leith' walkway which is a 12-mile walkway which skirts through the city and past the service. On the waterfront are a number of seafood bistros, bars and cafes. Closer to the service we have the Pitt Market which has several independent and lively bars and street food vendors, also the famous Mimi's Bakehouse is in walking distance.
For those who love to keep fit, you can find Leith Victoria Swimming baths, Parkour and several local gyms in the vicinity. At less than 2 miles from Edinburgh, Heron Court is perfectly placed to enjoy all the attractions and facilities of Scotland’s amazing capital city. With hundreds of bars, restaurants, pubs, tourist attractions and festivals, there’s always something to see and do in this beautiful and historic city.
“The service could not be better placed for the individuals who will live here. We will provide everyone with support packages tailored specifically to their needs to live as independently as they possibly can. We have all the facilities we need right on the doorstop and we are only a mile and a half from Edinburgh, one of the most vibrant and historic cities in Scotland.”
Manager, Heron Court