Balhousie Care Group Head Office transformed into a bountiful Christmas market today with a visit from staff and service users of ASC Balbeggie, Perthshire, bringing Santa's sackloads of their handmade products to entice staff to start their Christmas shopping... or just have a yummy cake for lunch! ASC's pop-up-shop [...]
When our ASC bungalows in Coupar Angus welcomed a new service user recently, one of the requirements was that he have a sensory room. The team wasted no time in refurbishing a room in the bungalow. They painted the space themselves, orders sourced sensory equipment online, and had new flooring [...]
Autumn is advancing apace now, with the drop in temperatures, but, as the fruit fully ripens and is ready for the picking, it's a busy old time for preserve and chutney-makers. And that includes our budding chefs at ASC Orchard Court, Balbeggie, taking lessons from Activities Coordinator, Anne Foulds, [...]
We love these candid shots of our service users doing their own decorating. They live at our Campsie facility, part of the ASC Balbeggie campus in Perthshire. And when it came to doing up their rooms, clearly blue was a popular colour!
Two of our support workers lent a hand to promote an important sponsorship by our parent company, Balhousie Care Group - at none other than Celtic Park! When Balhousie Care Group and its founder and Chairman Tony Banks were recently announced as inaugural sponsors of Celtic FC Foundation’s acclaimed [...]
There's one thing guaranteed at ASC - and that's that there is no guarantee what activity our service users will be doing next. The latest from our service users at Orchard Court? Bug houses! Carpenter-in-residence Bob and his trusty woodworking companion Norman came up with these pretty impressive creations in [...]
Liam McLeod received his certificate this week after working long and hard towards his Bronze ASDAN Award! The award requires the student to carry out a number of activities, develop a range of core skills along with presenting a portfolio of supporting evidence. Liam attended onsite college as well [...]
Off for a fishing trip last weekend, Robert and Josh hauled in a great catch! Service users at ASC always have time to discuss the activities preference with their support workers and fishing is a popular choice. Supported by staff to go on the fishing trips at the weekends [...]
It's hot out there, so any way we can keep cool, we'll do it. This week, as the mercury spiked, our service user Neal took full advantage of his bungalow's back garden and set up a paddling pool. Go for it Neal!!
Some treasured family recipes passed down through a family of farmers now form part of an activity programme at a Perthshire specialist care facility. Anne Foulds, Activity Coordinator at ASC, which supports adults with perceived challenging behaviour, has been sharing her beloved family recipes for [...]