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PKAVS Minority Communities Hub: Evolving to Better Serve Underrepresented Communities

April 26th 2023, By Graham Illsley

At PKAVS, our mission has always been to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals from various communities in Perth and Kinross. As part of our commitment to this mission, we have been closely examining the impact and effectiveness of our existing services, including the Minority Communities Hub.


Information for unpaid Carers and Professionals

April 11th 2024, By April Black

The Neurological Alliance of Scotland has over 50 charity members, all of whom offer support for carers in some form such as, information, advice, support groups, helplines and other services. Our new resource, Information for Unpaid Carers and Professionals, is intended to give an overview of some of the most common neurological conditions and signpost readers to our members who offer support.  The resource also includes information on carer centres and…


Learning Disability Week - Come and try Sport

February 22nd 2024, By April Black

As part of Perth and Kinross Health & Social Care Partnership celebration of learning disability week, Perth & Kinross Disability Sport are delighted to invite participation from people of all ages with a learning disability to our ‘Come & Try Sport’ event on Thursday 9 May at the Academy of Sport & Wellbeing, UHI Perth. In partnership with the Centre for Inclusive Living Perth & Kinross, Perth Strathtay Harriers, Perth Eagles…


Are you a Perth and Kinross Council Tenant?

February 19th 2024, By April Black

P&K HSCP - festive directory updated version

December 14th 2023, By April Black

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Carers Trust Media Ambassadors

November 27th 2023, By April Black

Our Media Ambassadors launched their 2023 film at Carers Parliament. The Media Ambassadors are a group of young carers, aged 16 – 18, who have taken part in filmmaking training over the summer and attended the Festival to create films on issues important to them. This year, the group have created 4 films around the themes of transitions, mental health support, financial support and greater awareness of who young carers…


Unpaid Carers - Short Breaks Landscape Review

October 10th 2023, By April Black

We engaged with a range stakeholders groups across Scotland during 2022/23 to understand the current short breaks planning landscape. The purpose of the research was to gain an understanding of the current short break strategic planning and commissioning landscape and perceived readiness for the new legal ‘right to a break’.This report is intended to be used as a discussion tool for all stakeholders to identify next steps in improving the…


Carers Therapy Bookings Ending

September 25th 2023, By pkavs

Unfortunately, due to funding cuts our Social Therapy sessions have now ended. For more information please contact the carers hub on 01738 567076, option 2 or email


Perth and Kinross GP Premises Survey

September 12th 2023, By April Black

Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership is keen to hear patients’ views about their GP premises. To ensure you continue to have access to the best possible health care we are planning some changes to the way services are delivered in primary care, which includes your GP practice. These changes are needed for a number of reasons which include: · Nationally, GPs need to provide increasingly more complex…


Let’s Be Heard: Sharing Scotland’s COVID Experience

August 1st 2023, By April Black

Scottish COVID-19 Enquiry: The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry has launched its listening project, Let’s Be Heard: Sharing Scotland’s COVID Experience. Let’s Be Heard is inviting everyone who was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2022 to share their experiences with the Inquiry. Let’s Be Heard is the main way in which people can contribute to the work of the Inquiry and aims to…


Amazing News about the Carers Leave Bill.

May 29th 2023, By April Black

Carers Leave Bill gains Royal Assent! Amazing News


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