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Carer resources

There is a lot of useful information for carers out there on the internet.  MoodCafe Carers has selected a variety of links you can trust on a number of different carer related topics. 


The Carers (Scotland) Act is a law which enhances the rights of carers in Scotland.

How the Act might affect you as a carer is explained in a series of leafets (See Self Help documents section). The leaflets cover What to expect if  - 

  • You make an adult support care plan
  • The person you care for is being assessed
  • You are considering a short break
  • You decide which self directed support optin is right for you
  • You make an emergency plan
  • The person you care for is being discharged from hospital


Many local areas have carers support organisations.  These are often Carers Centres.

In Fife,  Fife HSCP has a comprehensive webpage to support carers as does Fife Carers Centre




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