L’Arche is currently exploring the prospects within Perth for launching a new community.
Service provision is one aspect of L’Arche, whose shape reflects the desire of local people with learning disabilities, their networks of relatives and friends, and the commissioning plans of that area’s Social Work team. Local plans reflect the existing strengths of the area.
Usually this provision begins with supporting people at home – sometimes in a new home.
But L’Arche is open to seeing what people in a local group would most value.
L’Arche fulfils all the accreditation steps and referral or SDS arrangements that go with the provision of dual-registered care services with the Local Authority and the Care Inspectorate.
When L’Arche consider the options for a third community in Scotland, the key criteria are
A network of people with a growing desire to see L’Arche grow in Perth comes before the plans, resources, and buildings that make it a reality – and local people helping lead such a ‘Seed group’.
Our next open meeting is on Wednesday 12th October at 7pm in Kinnoull Church hall
To know more, contact:
Leader for L’Arche in Scotland
Level 1, Sugar Bond, 2, Anderson Place, Edinburgh EH6 5NP
079 79 810 870 email@example.com
The Scottish Government has introduced a new benefit called the Carers Allowance Supplement.
We will be holding a Drop in on Thursday 18th October from 9am to 2pm at PKAVS for anyone who would like more info about the 'Getting it Right for Cares Across Perth & Kinross' consultation.
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