The Carers (Scotland) Bill passed its third and final stage in the Scottish Parliament on 4th February 2016.
The provisions of the Bill will be implemented from 2017 and will include:
There are numerous other provisions and Carers Scotland will produce a briefing for these shortly.
You can read the official report of the debate in the Scottish Parliament here.
Alzheimer Scotland, in partnership with Police Scotland and partners from across the public sector developed the Purple Alert mobile app.
Carers Week gives us a chance to let them know about the help and support that is available to them and to enable them to have a life alongside caring.
Nutrition through the Cancer Journey is a new project set up to develop an online nutrition resource for people affected by cancer and they your views.