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 4 SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT IN CARERS AND YOUNG CARERS SINCE 2007

APPENDIX 4 SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT IN CARERS AND YOUNG CARERS SINCE 2007

Recipient

Purpose

Amount

NHS Boards and Scottish Ambulance Service

Carer Information Strategies ( CIS)

2008-09 to March 2011

£9 million over three years (£1m/£3m/£5m)

Local authorities

Delivery of 10,000 additional respite weeks by 2011

£4.19 million in 2009-10 and 2010-11 as part of the local government settlement

National carer organisations ( NCO) core funding

Sustainability of NCOs

£1.275 million between 2007 and 2011

NCO project funding - to different NCOs

A number of different projects:

1) Carer training pilots ( BME, rural, Lothian)

2) Use of direct payments in rural areas

3) Learning for Living

4) Short breaks research

5) Carer and workforce training

6) Miscellaneous (Eurocarers, Engagement Events)

7) Three young carer initiatives (primary-aged young carers/mental health and well-being/transitions)

8) Three young carer festivals

9) Young carer mapping project

10) Young carer project sustainability funding

£1.349 million between 2007 and 2011