Every New Year brings a mass sign-up to gyms as people put fitness at the top of their resolution lists. But at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa in Perth there are two members who are getting more out of their visits than most. The service users from ASC's Sidlaw View [...]
Service users at ASC Dalguise Centre in Balbeggie have been going full out on the Christmas festivities, and dressing up for the occasion too! The guys and staff have been getting in the Christmas spirit with fruit mince pies, mulled wine, Christmas carols and Christmas quizzes. And at the [...]
There's nothing like a trip to Edinburgh's Christmas Market to get you in the festive mood. And that's just where ASC service users and staff from our Sidlaw View Bungalows went to soak up some yuletide atmosphere. The market - a popular destination for people from around Scotland - includes [...]
We have to admit: we're a wee bit jealous of service user Gerry's latest trip. He only went and paid a visit to the nation's capital for Beauty and the Beast! The favourite musical is on at the Edinburgh Playhouse for a limited run this month. Here are some did-you-know's [...]
Our service users didn't have far to go to get their Halloween frights. Service users from our supported living bungalows at Coupar Angus visited nearby Scone Palace for the annual frightfest called Spirits of Scone. The outside event, which sees the palace gardens and maze taken over by some very [...]
It's not your ordinary day out, really, visiting an alpaca... But our service users had a hoot hanging out with these lovely creatures at the Alpaca Trekking Centre, Stirling. Thanks to some beautiful bright Autumn sun, the day became even more colourful! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The problem: our service users from Orchard Court were in need of high-vis vests for an upcoming community gardening project. The solution: HIS Perth where the staff, who sell everything from industrial supplies to kitchenware, were happy to help. A big thank you to HIS!