Men's Sheds are gaining in popularity in Scotland and are widley acknowledged as providing many benefits to those who attend and the communities in which they are situated. The idea is part of Australian culture as well as many other countries where it has shown to improve Men's wellbeing and reduce isolation. Men's Sheds are friendly environments that cater for men of all interestsand serve as an important meeting place for men to socialise, share life experiences and skills.
Would you like a Men's Shed in the local area?
Come along to a public meeting to hear more about Men's Sheds
Where: Auchterarder Parish Church, 24 High St, Auchterarder PH3 1DF
When: Tuesday 5th September, 7pm
Come along for a cuppa, a chat and take the opportunity to hear from established Men's Sheds, share your ideas about the way forward.
If you require further information contact Shona Fowler, NHS Healthy Communities
Tel: 07896 280843
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.
Over the next 4-5 weeks, the Scottish Government wants to talk to older people about their experiences of Attendance Allowance, one of the benefits being devolved to Scotland.