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Latest News from Coalition of Carers In Scotland

By on November 23, 2017 in Facebook

Huge thanks to carers, Rose @CarersLinkED & Kelly @ENABLEScotland Contributing their personal experience to design a leaflet on ‘What to expect when you develop an Emergency Plan’ to support implementation of the Carer (Scotland) Act #coproduction #carers #involvement #experts

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Update for Carers by the Minister for Social Security, Jeanne Freeman

By on September 7, 2017 in News

Tax On Me – Fighting the Care Tax with Hip-Hop

By on August 24, 2017 in News

Tax on Me Mediaco-op proudly presents 'Tax on Me'- 4-minute hip-hop protest film fighting the unjust 'Care Tax', one beat at a time! Please share and let's #fightcaretax ! Don't forget to turn up the audioMade in collaborations with SCVO Inclusion Scotland Scotland Against The Care Tax ENABLE Scotland Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland […]

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Draft Carers Act Regulations and Carers Charter

By on August 23, 2017 in News
Draft Carers Act Regulations and Carers Charter

Draft Carers Act Regulations The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed by the Scottish Parliament in March 2016. Regulations and guidance will accompany this Act to provide more detail on how local authorities and health boards must implement their duties under the Act. Draft regulations have been developed by the Scottish Government, with input from […]

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Latest News from Coalition of Carers In Scotland

By on August 11, 2017 in Facebook

Social care must be seen as an asset not a deficit – important point made at launch of Tax on Me – #fightcaretax

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Social Security (Scotland) Bill

By on July 18, 2017 in News
Social Security (Scotland) Bill

The Social Security (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on the 21st of June 2017. The Social Security Committee in the Scottish Parliament are accepting written submissions of evidence on this Bill until the 23rd of August. The National Carer Organisations have developed a briefing paper outlining the main points of the Bill. […]

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Next COCIS Meeting

By on June 30, 2017 in News
Next COCIS Meeting

Our next meeting will focus on the next steps for the The Carers Act and the Social Security Bill Date: 30th August Venue: Dewar Centre, Perth Time: 10.30am to 3.00pm The Agenda will include: Information from Dundee and South Ayrshire on the areas of the Act they are piloting, including local eligibility criteria, Adult Carer […]

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Latest News from Coalition of Carers In Scotland

By on June 11, 2017 in Facebook

.@kerr2015 Pls do all you can to make sure #DUPdeal doesn’t pander to their extreme views – Nobody in Scotland voted DUP

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Latest News from Coalition of Carers In Scotland

By on May 30, 2017 in Facebook

Government has announced Carers Allowance will increase to Job Seekers rate in 2018 – more info on Social Security announcement soon

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Secondment Opportunity with Coalition of Carers in Scotland

By on April 12, 2017 in News
Secondment Opportunity with Coalition of Carers in Scotland

Secondment Opportunity with Coalition of Carers in Scotland is a new and exciting development, aimed at supporting our member organisations in building their capacity in advance of the commencement of The Carers (Scotland) Act, in April 2018.

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