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Respite Care Scotland, 2015

Presents information on respite care services provided or purchased by Local Authorities in Scotland. Respite Care is a service intended to benefit a carer and the person he or she cares for by providing a short break from caring tasks.

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Footnotes

1. See section 5.5.3 for more information.

2. Scottish Government: Scotland's Carers http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00473691.pdf

3. Scottish Government: Scottish Health Survey 2014 - Supplementary Tables http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/scottish-health-survey/Publications/Supplementary2014

4. Carers UK: Valuing Carers 2015 http://www.carersuk.org/for-professionals/policy/policy-library/valuing-carers-2015

5. Seven respite nights or 52.5 respite hours equal one respite week.

6. More information on Self-Directed Support can be found at http://www.selfdirectedsupportscotland.org.uk/

7. A Task Group established by the Scottish Executive in 2006 to take forward the respite-related aspects of the response to the Care 21 report. The group last met in 2013.

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