Resources

Carers Trust offers a wide range of resources and information for anyone who works with carers. To find a resource, please use the search options in the right hand column or search through the list below. If you have any queries about our resources, please contact web@carers.org.

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North Ayrshire Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for North Ayrshire. 

Published: 2020

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North Lanarkshire Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for North Lanarkshire.

Published: 2020

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Perth and Kinross Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for Perth and Kinross. 

Published: 2020

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Renfrewshire Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for Renfrewshire.

Published: 2020

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Scottish Borders Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for Scottish Borders. 

Published: 2020

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South Lanarkshire Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for South Lanarkshire.

Published: 2020

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Stirling Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for Stirling.

Published: 2020

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West Lothian Young Carers

Welcome to the new Digital Education Hub for all staff in Scotland working with young carers in schools. These resources are for West Lothian.

Published: 2020

Research

Enabling Young Carers to Pursue their Goals in Life and Reach their Full Potential: Converting Research Findings into Policy Actions

Carers Trust is involved in a research project, 'Psychosocial support for promoting mental health and well-being among adolescent young carers in Europe'. It is also known as ‘ME-WE’. It's aim is to support the mental health, wellbeing and resilience of young carers. The project runs from January 2018–June 2021. This policy brief provides an overview of year one of the project.

Published: 2019

Research

Retirement on Hold

Our Retirement on Hold report highlighted some of the challenges faced by older carers and made recommendations to improve their experience now and in the future. 

Published: 2016