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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:
Different kinds of carers assessments are often carried out by or on behalf of different agencies – for example, local authorities, the NHS, and local carers organisations.
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:
This toolkit provides essential tools, templates and guidance for ITE providers who already include young carers as a key topic within their training programmes and ITE providers who are developing their training content regarding young carers.Outcomes:I work in:
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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.