Home Energy Scotland

Home Energy Scotland

Home Energy Scotland is a free, impartial, and expert advice service, funded by the Scottish Government and managed by the Energy Saving Trust. There are five Home Energy Scotland advice centres across Scotland, so no one missed out across the whole of scotland. The...
Young Carers for People with Dementia

Young Carers for People with Dementia

What Is Dementia? Dementia is a term used to describe a range of symptoms that can include memory loss and problems with reasoning and communication. There can also be changes in personality and a reduction in a person’s ability to carry out daily activities,...
A Manifesto for Unpaid Carers and Young Carers

A Manifesto for Unpaid Carers and Young Carers

About carers Unpaid carers provide care and support to family members, friends and neighbours. The people they care for may be affected by disability, physical or mental ill-health, frailty or substance misuse. A person does not need to be living with the person they...
COVID-19 Unpaid Carers Campaign Launch

COVID-19 Unpaid Carers Campaign Launch

The campaign for unpaid carers to self-register for the COVID-19 vaccines launched today, and this will run in press, digital and radio. There are an estimated 700,000 people in Scotland who care for a friend, family member or neighbor affected by a disability,...
Young Carers Action Day 2021

Young Carers Action Day 2021

March 16 2021 What is Young Carers Action Day (YCAD)? Young Carers Action Day is an annual event, organised by Carers Trust. It has taken place over the last six years to raise awareness of young carers and the incredible contribution they make to their families and...