Supporting People Who Care
There are a number of organisations in Dundee that provide advice, information and flexible support to carers. This may be on a one to one, group or telephone basis.
If you are a carer, take a look at the Information for Carers section to find sources of help and support to suit you.
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 Dundee City Council’s My Life Portal, 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.
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.
Carer Interest Network
Carer Interest Network is a means of working together more effectively and proactively in meeting the needs of carers. The network is open to all organisations providing generic and targeted support to unpaid carers across Dundee. The network welcomes speakers from different organisations at each meeting.
To register a place or for more information please contact Megan Clark by email [email protected] or call 01382 200422.
Dundee Carers Partnership
Dundee Carers Partnership are a multi-agency partnership group. The partnership leads on the strategic planning, development and provision of services for Carers of all ages. In doing so, the group ensures that we are meeting our vision and outcomes, evidence any reasons why we are not and consider any strategic matters arising which affect carers outcome.
Learn more about the Dundee Carers Partnership here.
Legislation and Policy
Short Breaks Services Statement
The purpose of this Statement is to provide information on Short Breaks to Carers, Young Carers, Supported People and workers. This includes what a Short Break is and how to access one.
Health and Social Care Integration Joint Board
This report provides information about progress with implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and seeks approval for the Carers (Scotland) Act Investment Plan.