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.
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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.
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.
Information for Professionals
The following information has been developed to help support employers, organisations and professionals.
- What is the Carers Charter?
- Register for the Carers Charter
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Supporting Employees who Care
- Carers Act Information Toolkit
The Toolkit contains Multi-Agency Guidance and information relating to implementing the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in Dundee.
- A Scoping Review of Short Breaks Research
New report exploring what research evidence tells us about the impact of short breaks and respite care on family carers.
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.
A Caring Dundee
This plan sets out the approach and actions by which the Dundee Health & Social Care Partnership will deliver on our vision and outcomes for Carers living in Dundee and Carers caring for people in Dundee. It describes how we will implement the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and helps prepare for the requirements set out for local carers strategies which are contained within the statutory guidance which will accompany this Act.