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Our Annual Report Has Arrived!

Our 2021/22 Annual Report is now available for you to view here: Carers Together - Annual Report 2022 It showcases all the fantastic work we undertook in the last year, including the development of our Carer Breather, Advocacy and Family Support Services. If you would...

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Share your views on Scottish Carer’s Assistance Payment

The Scottish Government has launched its consultation on Scottish Carer’s Assistance, the payment that will replace the current Carer’s Allowance when it is taken over by Social Security Scotland. The consultation runs until the 23rd May 2022 and is the first stage in...

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Carers Week 2020 Research Report

From Friday 10th July wearing face will now also be mandatory in shops as well as public transport. However, you or the person you care for can be exempt for wearing a mask for one of the following reasons. If you have a disability or health conditions that means…

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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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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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