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Also known as time off for dependants, this gives all employees the right to take a 'reasonable' amount of time off work to deal with an unforeseen matter or emergency involving a dependant.I work in:I work with:Location:
"Getting It right for Young Carers" is the Scottish Government’s strategy to support young carers and young adult carers.Outcomes:I work in:Location:
Having their own assessment allows the carer to meet with a social worker or health worker to look at what help they need to support them as a carer, find out what help and support may be available and make a decision about the future.
This page gives details of the objectives and key issues of The Carers’ Strategy, which was published in 2008, and refreshed in 2010.Outcomes:I work in:
As the number of mental health providers working to embed the Triangle of Care standards in their organisation continues to grow, Carers Trust felt it was important to offer some recognition of this work and developed the Triangle of Care membership scheme.Area of Care:I work in:
Carers of people with mental health issues deserve support, both in relation to the people they care for, and for themselves as carers. Indeed, carers are often working long hours, in unpredictable circumstances and with little or no help, to care for those closest to them.Area of Care:I work in:
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.