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Carers Week 2022

May 12th 2022, By Jenny Bruce

Carers Week 6 – 12 June: Make Caring Visible, Valued & Supported Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. The COVID-19 pandemic had a monumental impact…

 

Carers Wellbeing Campaign

March 15th 2022, By Jenny Bruce

The Scottish Government has launched its new Carers’ Wellbeing campaign with the help of Still Game star Jane McCarry.

 

Time for You Fund - For Carers Caring for Someone with Dementia

March 3rd 2022, By Jenny Bruce

Alzheimer Scotland has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government to help support unpaid carers of people with dementia living in Scotland.

 

Census 2022 – Ensuring we #CountCarersIn on 20 March 2022

February 24th 2022, By Jenny Bruce

The census is taking place on 20 March 2022 and we want to ensure that everyone looking after someone else identifies as an unpaid carer when completing their form.

 

Carers Connect 2021 Infomercial Launch

January 12th 2022, By Jenny Bruce

As part of our annual showcase event delivered in collaboration with the Health & Social Care Partnership ‘Carers Connect 2021’ we created an infomercial video.

 

Peer Support Group for Bereaved Carers

February 12th 2021, By pkavs

Did you know we are hosting a Peer Support Group for Bereaved Carers? The Bridge Project is for carers who have lost their loved one or their loved one has gone into a full time care. This can be a devastating time and peer support can be very helpful to deal with grief, increase wellbeing and bring positive meaning to life. The Bridge Project is a peer support group, however…

 

New Private Group for Parent Carers

February 12th 2021, By pkavs

Are you a parent or a guardian of a young or adult child with additional support needs living in Perth & Kinross. We've created a private Facebook peer support group where you can share your daily struggles, support each other and seek information.

 

Opening of First Dedicated Carers Centre in Perth & Kinross

March 22nd 2019, By pkavs

We are very excited to announce that PKAVS is opening the first ever dedicated Carers Centre in Perth & Kinross.

 

Carers Telephone Support Service

February 9th 2018, By pkavs

PKAVS Carers Hub is launching a Telephone Befriending Service.

 

Young Carers E Learning

January 25th 2018, By pkavs

We are excited to announce the launch of our new e-learning module.

 

PKAVS has a valued team of over 80 staff and 100 volunteers whose skills and expertise enable us to reach our objectives and have the positive impact that we do.

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PKAVS relies on over 100 dedicated volunteers who help with all aspects of our work.

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