The negative impacts of caring must be considered, not only in families but also with all professionals working with carers.
It is important that primary care teams are aware of the problems that carers face, and practices are organised to identify carers, involve them in patient care where appropriate, and support them to maintain the caregiving situation.
Teaching staff need to be more aware of the rights of young carers.
Helping carers understand their rights under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
Whatever challenges caring brings, Carers Scotland is here to support you.
Services who actively encourage partnerships with carers and give information, support and advice in a considered manner all underpin the duties with the Carers (Scotland) Act.
In supporting people with mental health problems, carers play a vital role. This menu of topics provides an easily accessible aid to help form conversations about how recovery can be achieved and sustained.
Guide for young people on an illness in their family, including symptoms, risks, medication.
A toolkit to support parents in discussing Huntington’s Disease with children and young people, including practice question and answers, and relaxation tips.