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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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Care Inspectorate News

The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body which supports improvement. That means we look at the quality of care in Scotland to ensure it meets high standards. Where we find that improvement is needed, we support services to make positive…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The management board is responsible for keeping North Lanarkshire Carers Together focussed on its aims and objectives and for safeguarding its values and managing all aspects of its business.

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