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The Future of Unpaid Care in Scotland: Headline Report and Recommendations

DescriptionThe recommendations of a research project on the future of unpaid care in Scotland
ISBN0755948769
Official Print Publication DateApril 2006
Website Publication DateFebruary 28, 2006

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Published by the Scottish Executive, February, 2006

ISBN 0 7559 4876 9 (Headline Report and Recommendations)
ISBN 0 7559 4993 5 (Appendices)

The Future of Unpaid Care in Scotland: Headline Report and Recommendations pdf format (416k)
The Future of Unpaid Care in Scotland: Appendices 1-5 pdf format (1.1 MB)

Contents

Introduction
Purpose
Summary
Resources
Reserved matters
Terminology
Structure of the report

Section One: Summary of the research methodology

Section Two: The vision for unpaid carers, key principles and recommendations
Vision statement
Cross-cutting principles
Key themes and specific recommendations
Recognition and status
Training and information
Partnership and planning
Benefits, entitlements and employment
Services and support
Resourcing

Section Three: Recommendations for further research
Young carers
Black and minority ethnic communities
Lesbian and gay carers

Section Four: Summary of recommendations

Annex One: Policy and context - the story so far
Links with emerging UK-wide health and social care policy

Annex Two: List of separate appendices that accompany this report