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Support for Specific Conditions

Every Carers journey is different and the person they care for may require specific support. There are a large number of local support organisations for people living with specific conditions, illnesses or a disability within Perth and Kinross such as:

  • Alzheimer Scotland
  • Perth Autism Support
  • RASAC
  • Downs Syndrome Scotland
  • Enable
  • MECOPP
  • Parent to Parent 
  • plus much more...

Often these organisations will offer support to the person you care for but also understand the effect a person's condition can have on the rest of the family.

Many organisations now have carer support groups and offer information and advice to people caring for someone with a specific illness or disability.

For a ful list of organisations that can support you and your cared for please visit our Directory page.

Jargon Buster for Young Carers

Jargon Buster for Young Carers

Call for Conference Contributions

Call for Conference Contributions

Every month
Perth Carers Support Group
Perth Carers Support Group
Every second Wednesday
Creative Carers
3rd Wednesday of each month
Strathmore Carers Support Group
An informal group where unpaid carers can enjoy the company of other carers and do a variety of activities together in a relaxed and supported environment.

What is the difference between a Council and a PKAVS support plan?

What is the difference between a Council and a PKAVS support plan?