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Our approach to policy work

We’ve been campaigning with carers for 50 years, transforming understanding and winning critical developments in carers’ rights.

In these challenging times, our work has never been more important as we seek to protect these rights, while pressing ahead to break new ground.

We are able to speak with authority in our policy and campaigning work because we are grounded in the reality of carers’ experiences, backed up with vital evidence through our research.

The latest from the policy & research library

Consultation Responses
Consultation Response: Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill
16 May 24
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Mental health and unpaid caring in Scotland
15 May 24

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2024, Carers Scotland publish a new briefing highlighting the impact of caring on mental…

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The impact of unpaid caring on mental health in Northern Ireland
13 May 24

Policy briefing on the impact of unpaid caring on mental health in Northern Ireland.

Delivering carer's leave in Northern Ireland: Policy options and cost modelling
29 April 24

Paper on the economic benefits and costings of implementing paid carer's leave in Northern Ireland.

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