Publication - Publication

Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 - 2015

Published: 26 Jul 2010
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9780755997138

The 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.

Contents
Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 - 2015
APPENDIX 2 MEMBERSHIP OF CARERS 3REFERENCE GROUP

APPENDIX 2 MEMBERSHIP OF CARERS 3REFERENCE GROUP

Name

Area

caring situation

Tony Fitzpatrick (resigned)

North Lanarkshire

Adult daughter with severe learning difficulties

Alan Gow

Glasgow

Adult son with mental health problems

Anne Henderson (resigned)

Highland

Dual caring role

Rosemary Kennedy

Glasgow

Mother with dementia, who sadly died

Anne Macleod

Edinburgh

Adult daughter with complex disabilities as a result of Rett Syndrome

Brett Millett

Glasgow

Young daughter with rare genetic syndrome, Cornelia De Lange Syndrome

Ann Oliver

Highland

Husband who has complex health needs, including limited mobility and bone structure problems

Catherine Paterson

Argyll and Bute

Former carer for husband with motor neuron disease. Now caring for parents in their 80s, one with dementia

Eleanor Robertson

Renfrewshire

Adult son with drug addiction since age 17

Samar Sheikh

Lanarkshire

Adult son with disabilities (similar to cerebral palsy)

Paul Weddell

West Lothian

Wife has multiple sclerosis and adult daughter has learning difficulties