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Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 - 2015

DescriptionThe Scottish Government and COSLA are determined to ensure that carers are supported to manage their caring responsibilities with confidence and in good health, and to have a life of their own outside of caring.
ISBN
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 26, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 9713 8
DPPAS 10110

Contents

Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 - 2015

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Foreword
Guide to Design Features in Strategy
Executive Summary

Chapter 1 Action Points and Implementation

Chapter 2 Introduction

Chapter 3 Profile of Carers

Chapter 4 Prioritising Support to Carers

Chapter 5 Equalities
- Equality Groups
- Caring in Remote and Rural Areas

Chapter 6 Carers Rights

Chapter 7 Carer Involvement in Planning Shaping and Delivering Services

Chapter 8 Identification of Carers

Chapter 9 Carers Assessments (Carer Support Plans)

Chapter 10 Types of Support

Chapter 11 Information and Advice

Chapter 12 Carer Health and Well-Being

Chapter 13 Short Breaks

Chapter 14 Training
- Carer Training
- Workforce Training

Chapter 15 Housing and Housing Support

Chapter 16 Use of Assistive Technology
- Telecare
- Equipment & Adaptations

Chapter 17 Advocacy Support

Chapter 18 Employment and Skills

Chapter 19 Tackling Poverty: Financial Inclusion

Appendices
Appendix 1 Carers Strategy Steering Group
Appendix 2 Carers Reference Group
Appendix 3 Action Points (consolidated list)
Appendix 4 Resources
Appendix 5 Care 21 Recommendations and Progress Since 2006
Appendix 6 Number of Carers by Local Authority Area
Appendix 7 Rural Transport - Scottish Government Policies
Appendix 8 Pathway Diagram
Appendix 9 Fuel Poverty: Energy Assistance Package
Appendix 10 Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Getting it Right for Young Carers: The Young Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010-2015

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Foreword
Guide to Design Features in Strategy
Executive Summary

Chapter 1 Action Points and Implementation

Chapter 2 Introduction

Chapter 3 Profile of Young Carers

Chapter 4 The Effects of Caring on Young Carers

Chapter 5 Identification of Young Carers

Chapter 6 Young Carers' Assessments

Chapter 7 Supporting Young Carers
- Support for the Cared-for Person
- Dedicated Young Carers' Services
- School and Curriculum-based Support
- Information and Advice
- Advocacy
- Young Carer Health and Well- being
- Breaks From Caring
- Young Carer Training
- Telecare

Chapter 8 Young Adult Carers

Appendices
Appendix 1 Young Carers Strategy Steering Group
Appendix 2 Action Points
Appendix 3 Young Carers Profile
Appendix 4 GIRFEC Practice Model
Appendix 5 Young Adult Carers Recommendations
Appendix 6 Glossary of Terms and Definitions