Most of us live busy and stressful lives where we are under pressure to get things done or be somewhere by a certain time. Our minds are full of what needs to be done or even sometimes going over what has been. We rarely pause to appreciate the present moment. This constant ‘busyness’ may lead to various health problems. Physical and mental health and general well-being can be improved by mindful practice and the qualities of mindfulness can be developed in our lives in the same way as learning a new skill.
We would like to invite unpaid carers to a series of 6 Mindfulness Classes!
The classes will be facilitated by Lynne Crow from Black Crow Holistics and will take place on Wednesdays 4:00pm – 5:30pm on the following dates:
PKAVS, The Gateway, North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP
By the end of the course carers will have:
The classes will cover:
Booking is required as spaces are limited. To book a space please fill in the application form and return it to Marlena Nowaczyk by 14th September 2018. (click to download application form)
Address: PKAVS, The Gateway, North Methven St, Perth PH1 5PP
If you have any questions, would like to receive a paper copy of the application form or need help filling it in please contact Marlena on 01738 567076 or on Marlena.Nowaczyk@pkavs.org.uk
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.