Name of regional policy

Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 – 2015

Name of region

Scotland

Please briefly describe the policy

Caring Together sets out 10 key actions to improve support to carers over the next five years. The focus is on improved identification of carers, assessment, information and advice, health and well-being, carer support, participation and partnership.

Is this policy about:
  • Both health and social care
  • Does this policy cover:
  • Both
  • Please categorise the policy using the following descriptors
  • Policy or operational framework to define standards for the quality of care ?Framework for diagnosis and patient/family support (for example, covering the provision of services such as memory clinics)Policy on individual choice and control (autonomy) in care and treatment decision-making. Policy on payment for care. Policy or regulations relating to residential care or nursing home supportSupport for independent living and community based care Support for end of life careEducation programmes for healthcare professionals and carersHealthcare policy for primary care (local doctor) or other community healthcare provision (such as nurses, chiropodists, health visitors) in relation to neurodegenerative conditions
  • Relevant web link to policy document

    http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/07/23153304/0

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