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 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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Support not Sympathy

The results of a Carers Trust Wales survey into the impact of Coronavirus on young carers aged 12 to 17 and young adult carers aged 18 to 25 was published in July 2020. They point to a steep decline in the mental health and wellbeing of thousands of young people across Wales who provide unpaid care at home for family members or friends.

Published: 2020

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The Student Carer Experience in Scotland

The research illuminates the lived experiences of student carers across Scotland’s colleges and universities, including the perspectives of those supporting them. Through an investigation of the challenges student carers face, and the barriers to accessing support, the research makes recommendations and suggestions to improve the studying experience for carers.

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

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About Time Grant Evaluations

These independent evaluations review the successful delivery of the two About Time Grant programmes, Time for Change and Take Action and Support, which addressed the issues that can lead to young adult carers becoming disengaged from society.

Published: 2018