The vision for a Fairer Scotland has been at the heart of our social security policy from the very beginning. I now have the privilege as Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People to [...]
Overview The Scottish Government is consulting on its key eligibility criteria and format of the Job Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland to support young people moving back into [...]
Low income families and Carers will benefit from four new benefits being introduced by Social Security Scotland this year.
Low income families and carers will benefit from four new benefits being introduced by Social Security Scotland this yearThe four new payments will follow the successful launch last year of the Carer’s Allowance Supplement and [...]
South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership (SLHSCP) has issued a vote of thanks to those who participated and offered views to shape a crucial plan. The Strategic Commissioning Plan 2019 – 2022 will set [...]
MECOPP has produced 3 leaflets, two in community languages (Chinese and Urdu) and one in plain English on new rights for Carers following the implementation of the Carers Act 2016. They have produced the leaflets [...]
The SDS National Voice 2019 is an event to promote and showcase good Self-directed Support practice all over Scotland. This year the theme is 'Local Stories' and the aim is to highlight how SDS is [...]
The Carer Emergency Card was developed by Carers for Carers. It is recognised throughout Lanarkshire by GP practices, emergency services, NHS staff and other organisations. If you are a Carer with this little card in [...]
Paul Dumbleton, Mental Welfare Commission Board member, will leave his role in March after eight years. Paul has been the Commission’s Board member with experience as a family Carer since the Board was established in [...]
Have a look at the latest copy of the Dementia in Scotland - Winter 2018 Booklet by visiting Latest Information then our Leaflets page.
It'll soon be time for the next edition of the Network News. If you would like to inform unpaid Carers about your group/organisation or any of the events you have planned for the new year, [...]