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"Getting It right for Young Carers" is the Scottish Government’s strategy to support young carers and young adult carers.Outcomes:I work in:Caring for:
A key strand of the Preventing Crisis for Carers programme was sharing the approaches and best practice being developed by the pilot sites. The findings are still of relevance today and continue to influence practice.
Preventing Crisis for Carers was a joint project between Carers Trust Scotland, local carers’ centres, and health and social care professionals.
Thanks to funding provided by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme, a group of organisations from Germany, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and Austria are working to find new ways to support young carers.
The law relating to carers differs across the UK. The Scottish Parliament has responsibility for health, the NHS and social care, so most of the legislation which affects carers in Scotland is discussed in the Scottish Parliament.