"I am over the moon with the service my son receives - communication is brilliant." - Parent feedback 2017


Royal Blind Adult Services

43 Canaan Lane
EH10 4SG

Tel: 0131 446 3104
Fax: 0131 447 9266

Forward Vision and Allermuir are part of Royal Blind, registered charity : SC017167


What We Offer

young man at forward visionRoyal Blind Adult Services provide residential care and short breaks to adults with vision impairment and additional disabilities. 

24 hour care in a homely environment

Our two adult services – Forward Vision and Allermuir are our two residential homes in Edinburgh. 

• Forward Vision is in the Morningside area of Edinburgh. There are 14 bedrooms. Short breaks are available when space allows. 

• Allermuir is a community-based home for life for four adults in the Inch, Edinburgh. 

Find out more about our facilities.

What is provided?

For each adult we provide:

• Assessment of need and risk
• Support in identifying and meeting their needs
• Referrals to other services such as adult health and therapy where required
• Links to other agencies where appropriate
• Information and support to access community facilities.

What support is on offer?

By having a homely setting, we are able to provide the adults in our care support with daily living tasks. This can include:

• Menu planning
• Cleaning
• Gardening
• Cooking meals and baking
• Budgeting
• Shopping for household items and clothing
• Banking and financial support
• Planning for the week
• Laundry.

We also plan activities to support development. Read more about activities.

Resident and carer sit outside Allermuir near flower bed

Residential care at Allermuir

A home for life with 24-hour care for disabled adults.

young adult with carer

Residential care at Forward Vision

Residential care and short breaks for young adults aged 17-25. 

Short breaks

Short breaks

Short breaks for young disabled adults.