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E-Learning Module

This e-learning tool is for anyone who would like to learn more about Young Carers.

Young Carers are children and young people who care for a family member of any age, due to disability, mental illness, chronic/terminal illness or problems relating to substance misuse.

The aim of this e-learning tool is to:

  • Increase individuals understanding of who young carers are
  • Increase understanding of the impact of caring responsibilities
  • Increase individuals knowledge of laws and legislation related to young carers
  • Increase individual's knowledge of methods to support young carers 

To log into the e-learning tool all you need to do is:

  1. Type your email address
  2. and your organisation or school

and that's you logged in!


If you have any questions regarding this e-learning tool or PKAVS Young Carers Service please contact:

Gill McShea

Young Carers Coordinator

01738 567076


Online Reminiscence Links For Home Support

During these unprecedented times, a team of sports historians, project volunteers, museum professionals and health professionals are working together to support people who are experiencing social isolation. Through this online network, reminiscence is continuing to be supported, prompting conversations and discussions in households across Scotland

National Wellbeing Hub for Unpaid Carers

Every month
Perth Me Time Carers Support Group
Perth Me Time Carers Support Group
Last Friday & First Monday of each month
Perth Social Therapies
Booking is essential
Comrie and District Men's Shed

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