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!
Here's Lee, one of our service users from Coupar Angus, enjoying a trip to Broadslap Farm, Dunning where he did a bit of raspberry picking. We think this berry picking lark is catching on!
When Activities Coordinator Anne Foulds took some of the Orchard Court service users berry picking, they ended up with quite the haul of raspberries. (Luckily for all of us, the ASC location in Tayside bang in the middle of some of the best soft fruit farming spots in the [...]
It was a grand day out for one of our service users at Coupar Angus bungalows as staff accompanied him on the Bo'ness Railway. Neal and members of the ASC team visited the steam and diesel heritage railway and also snuck in a visit to Edinburgh Zoo.
Thanks to a gardening competition taking place across our care home group, service users at ASC have rediscovered their garden spaces. At Sidlaw View, ASC's bungalows in Coupar Angus, what were unused back garden spaces are being turned into chill-out and exercise spaces, as well as places for interactive [...]