Carer Voices works to promote the carer voice and person-centred care through its engagement with the health and social care workforce.

Carer Voices, managed by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is a Scottish Government funded project to engage with Health and Social Care professionals and students to promote a fuller understanding of the carer journey and provide a platform where carers can share their views and experiences of caring.

The project:

  • Creates a platform which captures the experiences of carers across Scotland with a view to inform future policy and service provision;
  • Raises awareness of the issues around caring for someone among health and social care professionals, students and the wider public;
  • Highlights the role of carers as experts, who should be recognised for the value that they bring to the life of their loved ones and to society as a whole; carers as people with needs; carers as people with independent lives;
  • Empowers carers by providing relevant signposting and information based on the Carers Strategy.

If you would like to organise an event for your staff, colleagues or sign up to our newsletter, please contact carervoices@alliance-scotland.org.uk

Opinion

Opinion

Local authorities must continue to support young carers

Written by: Hope Laing

Published: 08/04/2020

Opinion

Opinion

Collaboration and eating disorders in the face of missing safe foods

Written by: Adrienne Rennie

Member: Penumbra

Published: 01/04/2020

Opinion

Opinion

1 Song Sing Along

Written by: Tommy Whitelaw

Published: 26/03/2020