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Support for Those at High COVID-19 Risk

A new national helpline is being set up to provide essential assistance to those who don’t have a network of support but who are at high risk of contracting COVID-19. The service – which opens tomorrow (Tuesday) – will offer help…

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Alliance Statement On Coronavirus Outbreak

A statement on coronavirus, disabled people, people with long term conditions and carers. With the situation related to COVID-19 changing from day to day, members of the ALLIANCE (including people living…

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Coronavirus Joint Statement

Carers Scotland and Carers Trust Scotland have published a joint statement regarding the coronavirus – or COVID-19. This covers an overview of the current advice for people who are providing unpaid care’...

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Strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing

It took just under a year to design, set up and establish the programme of work that has enabled NHS Lanarkshire to develop the Lanarkshire Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy. The new five-year…

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Have Your Say!

The Carers (Scotland) Act requires Scottish Ministers to set timescales for preparing adult carer support plans and young carer statements for carers of people who are terminally ill with a life expectancy of up to 6 months. Informed by research from…

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Recognising Carers

Scottish Labour Carer’s Allowance Discussion Paper Here is the discussion paper that has been published which highlights out a number of ideas where the payment of carers allowance can be improved. The consultation period…

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Conference – The Carers (Scotland) Act

Our recent conference took place on the 5th November and was host to a number of guest speakers, all of which discussed aspects of the new Carers Scotland Act. To download copies of the presentation slides please click the following link…

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Carer’s Allowance Supplement Update

Carers living in Scotland who were in receipt of Carer’s Allowance from the Department of Work & Pensions on the qualifying date of Monday 16th April should receive the first payment of the Carer’s Allowance supplement by…

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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…

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Draft Carers Act Regulations

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed by the Scottish Parliament in March 2016. Regulations and guidance will accompany this Act to provide more detail on how local authorities and health boards must implement their duties under the Act…

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