The award is Carers
Scotland's highest level of recognition and builds on the University's 2018 award of Carer
Positive 'Established' status'.
are seven times more likely to be lonely compared with the general public, new figures suggest.
MSP for Renfrewshire South Tom Arthur held a Celebrating Carers
in Scotland event at the Scottish Parliament to marked the 25th anniversary of Carers
Week and the fifth anniversary of the Carer
Positive Employer Initiative.
Where senior management is able to demonstrate understanding and empathy of the carer
's role, other employees feel safe to open up about caring responsibilities.
When a partnership group was formed between Quarriers Aberdeenshire Carer
Service, Aberdeenshire Council, SAMH Cultivate - MyLifeDynamic project and Friends of Aden Country Park, they decided to take on the challenge of restoring the garden.
In a recent Hafal survey, only 63% of carers
said that they had been offered a carer
"Being a carer
can be difficult and isolating, so speaking to someone who knows what they are going through can make a big difference.
Dr Valerie Gant has donated all the funds raised by her book, Working with Family Carers
, to be shared equally between the Carers
Trust and Carers
A quantitative approach was used in a study investigating assessment of the negative psychological and physical effects (carer
burden) of caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease.,.
will get a supplementary payment of PS221, equivalent of an extra PS8.50 per week, an increase of 13 per cent on Carer
's Allowance from the Department of Work and Pensions.
"By registering as a carer
with your GP practice, they may also be able to offer flexible appointments, yearly health checks and flu jabs."