Useful Resources

Carers Of Dundee Newsletter

Your go-to resource for all things carer related.

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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.

Download the Toolkit here.

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

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.

Suicide? Help!

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.

Click here to view the publications.