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What is the Keep Safe Scheme?

  • The Keep Safe Scheme has been set up to help disabled individuals that may feel unsafe or have difficulty going out on their own.

How it works:

  • Anyone who lives in Perth & Kinross and has a disability or may need help can have a Keep Safe card
  • The card has their own personal details on it which they complete on the application form.
  • People will carry the card with them and if they need help for any reason such as they have had a fall, they need to sit down for 5 minutes, they feel unsafe or they would like someone to call a contact for them, then they would go into a participating venue who would be able to help them.

Watch the video below to see more about the Keep Safe Scheme

 How to Apply for a card

To apply for a Keep Safe Scheme card please click here. 

You can also contact us on or 01738 587282 and we can send application forms out to you.  

Click here to see the information that will be on the card and the layout.

 The application form allows the applicant to provide the details that they want on the Keep Safe Card.  This can be things like giving people time to speak, speak to me and not my carer or maybe where you keep your medication.  You can also select pictures to go on the card to make communication even easier.

If you need any assistance filling out the application form or have any questions about the Keep Safe Scheme please contact us through any of the above lines of communication. 

Information for businesses 

The following businesses are currently signed up to the Scheme 

Bells Sports Centre
Café Central
Centre for Inclusive Living Perth and Kinross
Check Inn/ Giraffe
CPK A K Bell Library
Giraffe Trading
Horsecross Arts Ltd
Marks and Spencers
Perth 6 Circle Project
Perth Autism Support
Perth Shop Mobility
Police Scotland
Street Pastors
Tesco Stores ltd
The Old Ship Inn
Twa Tams
Willows Coffee Shop
Strathearn Community Campus
Strathmore Street Sheltered Housing
Dewar Court Wardens Office
Duchlage Court Wardens Office
Harriet Court Wardens Office 
Isla Court Wardens Office
James Court
Carpenter Court
Charterhouse Court
Cluny Court
Wisecraft Blairgowrie
Walled Garden
Capital Asset
Perth Job Centre Plus
Skills Development Scotland 
Blairgowrie Job Centre 

Involvement of the business

  • Participating businesses would display a Keep Safe sticker to make people aware that they are part of the scheme.
  • Training would be provided to staff to let them know about the scheme.
  • If someone comes in with a Keep Safe card the appropriate help should be provided. This could vary from having a seat for 5 minutes, giving directions or phoning an emergency contact.
  • The police will conduct a check on the premises, to ensure the venue is a safe place. (Please note this check will be carried out on the premises and not the lead contact for the venue). 
  • An accessibility check will also be carried out to ensure that every cardholder is able to access the venue should they need to.
  • Annual checks will take place to ensure everything is working smoothly.

If you would like to put your business/organisation forward to be a Keep Safe place then please click here to fill out the form.