Nicola Sturgeon has said she is making a “personal commitment” to fix the care system for young people in Scotland.
A new support package for young carers, which offers them discounts and opportunities, has been launched.
A Filipino daughter caring for her elderly parents in the Highlands fears deportation along with her husband and young son after being denied a visa.
WATCHDOGS were told about abuse at a care firm years before staff were secretly recorded harassing a disabled woman, it is claimed.
TEENAGE carers are to be given grants worth £300 a year as part of a new package of support announced by the First Minister.
Tens of thousands of Scots in their 50s, 60s and 70s have taken on a caring role – but they don’t have to cope on their own.
MORE than one in four young carers in Scotland are carrying out their duties alone, according to a study.
SADLY we know all too well that some patients in what used to be called ‘old folks homes’ suffering from forms of dementia are neglected and the level of ‘care’ is simply unacceptable.