Our support

Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Read Vic’s Story

Anti-Bullying Week 2022: Read Vic’s Story

It’s anti-bullying week and this year’s theme is: respect me respect our rights! Respect is one of Carr Gomm’s core values and our LGBT Network for staff and the people we...

Community Compass

Community Compass

Community Compass is Carr Gomm’s Community Link Working project in Craigmillar, Edinburgh. It is delivered in partnership with the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership...

Kevin’s Story

Kevin’s Story

Kevin, who is 38, was referred to one of our Community Link Workers (CLW) by his GP. In his referral, the Doctor mentioned Kevin’s poor confidence and self-esteem, plus the fact...

Paul

Paul

What our support looks like Paul is 18 years old and has Prader Willi Syndrome.  This means that Paul is biologically driven to eat excessively and seek out food; something which...

Brian

Brian

What our support looks like Brian was left with severe physical disabilities, epilepsy, agoraphobia and a severe lack of confidence following a life-changing fall from...

Janet

Janet

What our support looks like Janet is in her 80s. Her daughter was her main carer, but as Janet’s health deteriorated, we started to support her to ensure she was being kept safe...

Alice

Alice

What our support looks like When we first met Alice, she had severe and enduring mental health difficulties. She was recovering from a suicide attempt, had a dependency on drugs...

Wendy

Wendy

Wendy is 15 years old with profound learning difficulties and is also registered blind. Before we met Wendy, she required 24-hour support, could not communicate and displayed...

Gordon

Gordon

What our support looks like We started supporting Gordon when he was a young man. He’d had a difficult childhood, experiencing problems and a lack of stability at home. During...

Jimmy

Jimmy

What our support looks like Jimmy was admitted to hospital after a fall and was diagnosed with frontal lobe dementia. He expressed a clear desire to return home and acknowledged...

Claire

Claire

What our support looks like Claire had a difficult start to life. She was in and out of children’s homes throughout her childhood, and, at a young age, was diagnosed with a...