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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.
School nurses play an important role in identifying school aged young carers both in and out of education. Public health nurses can play an important role in identifying and supporting families where there may be a child or young person caring or who could become a carer.
Carers Trust hosted the Supporting Carers in Primary Care Learning Event in November 2014. The event brought together over 100 professionals from across the sector who work to identify and support carers across primary care.I work in:
View the presentations from the Supporting Carers in Primary Care Learning Event that Carers Trust hosted in November 2014.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:
Approximately one in ten patients registered with a GP practice is likely to be a carer. Evidence shows that there’s a strong link between caring for someone and ill health. So it's important to identify carers and make sure they can access a range of support.I work in: