A short update to the Scotland's Carers publication, providing the latest estimate of the number of unpaid carers living in Scotland, can be accessed here.
New - 24 March 2015 - Scotland's Carers Publication
This report brings together statistical analysis and research on caring. Information is presented on who provides care in Scotland, drawing from recent population surveys such as the Scotland’s 2011 Census and the Scottish Health Survey. The report considers the health and wellbeing of carers and the impact that caring can have on wellbeing as well as the nature, purpose and effectiveness of support for carers. The report is intended to provide a useful source of information for carer’s organisations, policy makers, local authorities and anyone who is a carer or knows someone who is a carer.
We should be grateful if you would complete a short survey allowing you to give feedback on this new publication.
All the data used in the report, including Local Authority level breakdowns, can be accessed in the accompanying spreadsheet:
Short Breaks (Respite care)
The annual statistical releases on Respite Care are listed in the table below by year of publication. Each of the publications present national figures for Respite Care in Scotland.
The spreadsheet below contains Respite Care provision in Scotland from 2007/08 to 2013/14 available by Local Authority, age band and weeks provided.
Respite Care information 2007/08 to 2014/15