This Christmas Carers Trust is offering people the chance to properly reward the efforts of someone working tirelessly to care unpaid for a family member or loved one.
We are asking people to nominate someone they know for a £100 voucher as a festive treat and reward for unpaid work that all too often goes unnoticed and unthanked.
The nominated person should:
The Department of Health and Public Health England have set out a new approach to help school nurses support young carers.
On 1 April the Social Care (Self-directed support) (Scotland) Act 2014 came into force. Self-directed support (SDS) is a way of providing support that means people are given choice and control over what kind of support they get.
So far over £2m has been raised to support carers in England and Wales and this invaluable support will help us to reach out to one million carers by 2018.
The National Carer Organisations in Scotland are putting on two events for carers to find out about the independence referendum and what it means for them.