We provide a range of services to support professionals who work to improve carers' lives.
In this time of tightening resources, high quality, best value training is of paramount importance. A well-trained workforce: is better able to support their clients; feels more confident and valued and will contribute positively to your returns to local and national government.
Whether it is the implementation challenges of personalisation and self directed support or the implications of new and emerging legisation and policy, Carers Scotland can help. We provide high quality specialist courses for health and social care professionals, advice workers and other professionals who work with carers. Our trainers include experienced trainers and former senior social care managers. As a carers’ organisation, carers’ experiences shape all our work.
Carers Scotland is a campaigning, research and information organisation working for and behalf of unpaid carers. We occupy a unique position as both an influencer of policy and an early interpreter of the practical implications of legislative change.
Armed with our leading-edge, evidence-based research on outcomes, we are providing support and advice to help organisations in their continued support for unpaid carers.
Our consultancy can help whether you are a:
- Local authority streamlining carers’ support services, implementing new models of working and wrestling with legal issues.
- Employer seeking to maximise support to, and contribution from, your carer employees.
- Voluntary organisation juggling funding with a desire to maintain output and delivery of benefits.
- Care Agency striving to deliver best service to your customers.
- Community Care legal practice seeking to interpret most recent changes.
At Carers Scotland and Carers UK over 3000 professionals and unpaid carers attend our conferences, training and events every year. Held every autumn the Scotland Carers Summit is our flagship event for carers across Scotland. Our events provide the opportunity to network with colleagues, other carers and attend sessions on the latest information and research into caring.
For further information about any of our conferences and or events, or to advertise your own event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a time of major changes especially for Carers: a newly elected Scottish Government, the introduction of the Universal Credit and replacement of Disability Living Allowance, as well as the recent lauch of the Scottish National Caring Strategy " Caring Together". This changing landscape means there has never been a more important time to:
- know what health reform means for carers
- be kept up to date with welfare reform and
- get the latest news on the Government's plans for social care.
In a busy job it can be hard to keep up with the latest changes affecting carers. Carers Scotland Affiliate Membership will put you at the forefront of the carers’ agenda. With timely information, useful commentary and valuable insight, Carers Scotland Affiliate Membership will prove an important tool on carer related issues. Don’t miss out! Join the fastest growing network of professionals working with carers.