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Info & Support

PKAVS Adult Carers offer support to unpaid carers over 25 by helping them to overcome challenges that being a carer can bring. These can include:

  • Exhaustion, stress and anxiety
  • Deteriorating health (both physical and emotional)
  • Financial difficulties

How can we can help?

Our helpful staff can assist you with issues and can offer support through various services including:

  • Information, advice and advocacy
  • Training and events i.e. dealing with stress, first aid, moving and handling
  • Support groups, one-to-ones, therapies and cafes
  • Respite services i.e. day clubs, short breaks, respitality

Health & Social Care Partnership

To find out more information on the Health and Social Care Partnership please follow this link Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership – Perth & Kinross Council (pkc.gov.uk)

Emergency Carers Card –

To apply for an Emergency Carers Card please follow this link Support for carers in the community – Perth & Kinross Council (pkc.gov.uk)

Should you require support please contact the PKAVS Adult Carers support team on 01738 567076, option 2 or email carershubadmin@pkavs.org.uk

The Carers Card

This card is for anyone that looks after someone that needs help and support.

It provides reassurance by including your Emergency Contact details (ICE), whilst unlocking Discounts, Wellbeing Hub, our Carer Circle tool, and so much more through our app. Please be aware there may be a small fee for this card.

If you wish to apply complete the form here – Carers Card UK – Carers ID Card

Watch a video on the card here – carerscarduk.co.uk/videoplayer/videos/carerscarduk-promovideo.mp4

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