Anyone can become an unpaid carer, at any point in their life, providing vital support to family members, friends, or others in their community. It’s a role usually taken on without any formal training or guidance. While there can be rewarding aspects to caring, it’s understandable to sometimes feel overwhelmed by the challenges you face.
On this page we’ve pulled together some resources to help you manage in your role as an unpaid carer.
Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Responding to Emergencies
Supporting Staff Wellbeing
Listen to Relax (Practice) 10-minute Guided Relaxation session, presented by Martin Stepek.
Shared Care Scotland collects information on the places carers can access funding to have a short break Please have a look at their website to find what support is available in your area.
An unpaid carer is anyone who looks after a friend, family member, or neighbour due to either old age, physical or mental illness, disability, or an addiction. You do not…
To find out about local carer support services, including carer centres near you, Care Information Scotland provides a detailed list of all carer centres and young carers services across Scotland, just follow this link. Shared Care Scotland have compiled a comprehensive list…
Welcome to the Hub. We hope you’ll find the support you’re looking for. To help us improve the site and make it relevant to you, please take a minute to answer a few quick questions. Thank you.Give us feedback