Voluntary organisation providing support services for all carers, specialising in short breaks for carers.
This voluntary organisation provides support services for all carers, regardless of the age or disability of the person they care for. Services offered by phone or in person include a listening ear, one-to-one assistance and emotional support, signposting and cross-referral. Care for Carers can take referrals to work with carers which will include support to complete Adult Carer Support Plans and Carer Emergency Plans. Home visits may be arranged too.
Care for Carers offers information workshops and sessions, plus the chance to share experiences and socialise with others during relaxed events and activities.
Care for Carers specialises in short breaks and delivers events, activities and residential short break options. Care for Carers is a member of Shared Care Scotlands Respitality programme and Carefree UK programme. Their bespoke Stepping Out® service provides supported short breaks to carers in venues across Scotland. Their Still Caring programme provides day, evening, weekend, long, and short break options to carers.