I Care for Someone with…
The following organisations can provide information and support for people who support someone with a specific diagnosis. You can also access information about organisations throughout Dundee by visiting ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) or Other Useful Services page.
Carers Of Dundee Newsletter
Your go-to resource for all things carer related.
Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 Information Toolkit
The Toolkit contains Multi-Agency Guidance and information relating to implementing the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in Dundee. This resource has been developed through Dundee Carers Partnership in response to requests from the workforce for easy to access information to allow them to support carers in Dundee. This resource will assist practitioners working with carers in the city and will support the delivery of the local Strategic Plan ‘A Caring Dundee 2017-2020’ across all our local communities.
Power Of Attorney
You may not realise how important a Power of Attorney can be until it is too late. Not having a Power of Attorney can make it difficult for people and their families to access finances and access proper health care. For more information, visit mypowerofattorney.org.uk
Mentalwelfare Good Practice Guide
This guide is to help carers and families understandconsent, confidentiality, and sharing of information, where the person they care for has a mental illness, dementia, learning disability, autism, personality disorder, or other related condition.
Download guide here.
Samaritans are there to listen, with no judgement or pressure, and help you work through what’s on your mind.
You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how large or small the issue feels. Visit their website at https://www.samaritans.org/ or call for free on 116 123.
If you or someone you care about is struggling and you’re thinking about suicide or worried someone else is, please talk to someone now. You can get free, advice and someone to talk to. For a list of organisations who can help visit www.suicidehelp.co.uk where you will find links to local and national organistaions as well as information on where to download the Suicide? Help! app.
MECOPP Briefing Sheets
Information and resources for Black and Minority Ethnic Carers.