Social Carer Services Covid-19 Survey

Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee launched a call for views on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on social care services at home. MSPs on the Committee want to hear about people’s experiences of social care at home during the pandemic, whether people felt safe and supported and what lessons should be learned should there be a […]

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SiRD projects secure £2.9m in extended funding for social care

31 projects secure an additional year’s funding. Funding for 31 third sector projects in social care has been extended to March 2022 with the announcement of an additional £2.9 million of Scottish Government backing. Scottish Government’s ‘Support in the Right Direction’ programme was initially funded until March 2021, with funding partner Inspiring Scotland. The programme […]

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Personal Carer Assistant Card

Personal Carer Assistant Card Following the huge success of the Young & Adult Carers Shopping E-card launched in April, Dundee Carers Centre are now rolling out their shopping e-card to Personal Care Assistants. The government have confirmed that Personal Care Assistants are key workers in the Health & Social Care Sector.  As part of their role, […]

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