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The Coalition of Carers in Scotland

I request the following recorded information under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

In its 2019/20 budget the Scottish Government allocated an additional £10.5million for
'continuing to work to embed the recently established rights for Scotland’s unpaid carers with an additional £10.5 million'

This provided a total allocation of £27.9m for carers (an increase from £17.4m in 2018/19)
This resource was designed in part to implement the duties within the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016, including the duty to provide support to carers to meet their eligible needs.

Please indicate the following:

A. Exact sum (expressed as a monetary amount) which was allocated to the Health and Social Care Partnership for the purpose of implementing the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in the financial year 2019 /2020

B. A full breakdown of what the money allocated to implementing the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 has been used for. Please use the following headings below to set out how it has been allocated.

1. Strategic carer posts in HSCPs
2. Carers support posts in HSCPs
3. Allocated to local Health Board (including implementation of Section 28)
4. Funding to carers centres
(please provide breakdown)
5. Funding to young carers services (including funding directed to young carers through local carers centres
(please provide breakdown)
6. Funding to other third sector orgs
(please provide breakdown)
7. Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (adult carers)
8. Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (young carers)
9. Allocated against loss of income for waiving charges for carers
(please separate this from resources allocated to short break services or replacement care)
10. Other direct carer support (adult carers)
11. Other direct carer support (young carers)
12. Awareness raising of the Carers Act
13. Carer engagement / consultation activities
14. Other
(please provide breakdown)
15. Used for a different purpose, other than supporting carers and implementing the Carers Act
(please provide explanation)
16. Currently not allocated / set aside
(please provide explanation)

Yours faithfully,
Claire Cairns
The Coalition of Carers in Scotland

Cambridge, Lisa, South Lanarkshire Council

Dear Ms Cairns

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Request for Information

 

Thank you for your requests for information, received on 7 January 2020.

 

We are dealing with your requests. We will issue a full response as soon
as possible, but no later than 4 February 2020.  If you have requested
that we respond to you by mail, please allow time for postage.

 

Regards

 

Lisa Cambridge

Administration Officer  - Directorate

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

Phone: 01698 454362

Email:[email address]

Website: [1]www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk

              [2]www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk

 

South Lanarkshire Council

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Cambridge, Lisa, South Lanarkshire Council

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Dear Ms Cairns

 

Please find attached response to your recent enquiry.

 

Regards

 

Lisa Cambridge

Administration Officer  - Directorate

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA

Phone: 01698 454362

Email:[email address]

Website: [1]www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk

              [2]www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk

 

British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact us via
[3]www.contactscotland-bsl.org.

 

 

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[4]https://contactscotland-bsl.org/

 

 

 

South Lanarkshire Council

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