If you are an unpaid carer, you can still access free Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs). From 18th April, you can order test kits in the usual way online by clicking this link: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests Or, if unable to order online, call 119 and tell them that you’re an unpaid carer who lives in Scotland.
As we all know, Flu and COVID-19 are both serious and at this time of year it is especially important to protect ourselves and those most vulnerable. NHS Scotland has launched a free online booking system for all unpaid carers, including young carers, to book their Flu abs and COVID-19 top-up vaccines. The site will […]
Carers Trust Scotland Research “Between November 2020 to May 2021, Carers Trust Scotland carried out research to understand the experiences and challenges that the pandemic led to in Scotland for unpaid carers, and consequently, carer support workers and carer services. Many unpaid carers found that they were spending more time caring, with less opportunity to […]
We know that young carers in Scotland are severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, but we need to raise more awareness. Help Carers Trust Scotland get your voice heard Coronavirus is having a disproportionate impact on the lives of unpaid carers. A recent Carers UK survey found that 70% of carers are providing more care […]