Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

‘An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about carers, including the identification of carers’ needs for support through adult carer support plans and young carer statements; the provision of support to carers; the enabling of carer involvement in certain services; the preparation of local carer strategies; the establishment of information and advice services for carers; and for connected purposes.’

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Coalition of Carers in Scotland has worked with carers, carer organisations and health and social care professionals to co-design leaflets that set out the new rights and what to expect …

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As more leaflets become available we’ll add them to this page.