PKAVS Carers Hub


http://www.pkavscarershub.org.uk
Phone: 01738 567076

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Alison.Martin@pkavs.org.uk

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PKAVS Carers Hub


PKAVS Carers Hub offers information, support and advice to Carers across Perth and Kinross. 

“A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend, neighbour, or family member who due to an illness, disability, mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support” 

New - March 2016 - Complementary Therapies for Unpaid Carers!

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Every carer’s story is unique and many do not see themselves as a carer, they feel they are fulfilling a role that anyone else would do in a similar situation i.e. being a parent, a sibling, a friend. You could be looking after someone with:

  • PKAVS supporting young carersA long term condition i.e. neurological disability, physical disability, Autism
  • An addiction i.e. drug and alcohol abuse
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Mental Health problems i.e. anxiety, depression
  • A learning difficulty 

PKAVS Carers Hub is made up of 3 services:

  • Young Carers (8-15 years)
  • Young Adult Carers (16-25 years)
  • Adult Carers (25 years and above)

What can PKAVS Adult and Young Adult Carers Hub offer you?

  • Adult CarersInformation on support services and how to access them, including key contacts
  • Information and guidance on respite opportunities
  • Financial advice i.e. Carers Allowance, Self-Directed Support
  • Advice on guardianship/power of attorney
  • Information on Carers Rights
  • Signpost/refer to agencies that best support your needs
  • A calendar of events/training/support groups/residentials/day trips for Carers

What Can PKAVS Young Carers Hub offer?

  • Day trips and residentials
  • Group nights
  • School Support 
  • PKAVS supporting young carersOne-to-ones
  • Family Support
  • Information, advice and advocacy
  • Carers assessments

Our goal is to help carers to have a voice. We want to give you the tools to be able to better manage your caring role in an effective way and to plan for the future so that you can have a life outside of caring. If you feel that you may be a carer and require some support you can visit our website at www.pkavscarershub.org.uk to make a referral or call 01738 567076.

Contact details: PKAVS Carers Hub, The Gateway, North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP. 01738 567076 – www.pkavscarershub.org.uk

Listen to Erman Maglalang talking about Carers:

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An interview with Sarah from PKAVS talking about young adult carers (age 16 to 25):

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And an interview with Billy Morrison, Young Carers Coordinator at PKAVS, about young carers (5 - 16):

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