Carers Trust was delighted to welcome TV Presenter Gabby Logan and acclaimed actors Timothy West and Anthony Andrews to a drinks reception on 4 December, followed by a glittering Christmas Carol Concert.
Carers Trust has launched a new campaign to help the UK's 1.8 million older carers, called Speak up for older carers. The first phase of the campaign focuses on better coordination of care.
Young carers in Scotland are hiding responsibilities from friends due to bullying and lack of understanding, according to survey by Carers Trust Scotland.
Student carers will be given the option to identify themselves on their university application form in the future following a campaign to get them better support while studying.
A new inquiry launched during Carers Week will look at the support local authorities are providing for unpaid carers.