Celebration of Learning

Celebration of Learning

We were delighted to receive recognition for our work at the recent North Lanarkshire Community Learning and Development Partnership, Celebration of Learning Event. Thanks to Peter McNally from the Motherwell Team who nominated North Lanarkshire Carers Together in the...
Social Security in Scotland – New Video

Social Security in Scotland – New Video

The Minister for Social Security, Jeanne Freeman, has recorded an update for carers on the plans for social security in Scotland. In it she sets out the plans and timescales for setting up a social security agency in Scotland and taking over the 11 devolved benefits...
Manifesto for Carers in Scotland

Manifesto for Carers in Scotland

The National Carer Organisations have produced a Manifesto for Carers for the local council elections on the 4th of May 2017. We are calling on all candidates in the local council elections to agree to: Protect funding for carer support & ensure there are...
Tony Fitzpatrick Special Achievement Award

Tony Fitzpatrick Special Achievement Award

Congratulations to Frida Skinner who is the first recipient of the Tony Fitzpatrick Special Achievement Award. Frida is a young carer who helps to care for her Mum. Frida has embraced her caring role and since joining the Action for Children, North Lanarkshire Young...
Changes to the Social Work Complaints System

Changes to the Social Work Complaints System

Following a Scottish Government review of social work complaints, the complaints system changed on the 1st April 2017. The National Carer Organisations have produced a briefing paper which explains what the changes are and how you can go about making a complaint about...