South Lanarkshire Council

As a carer you may be concerned about how coronavirus will impact your health, the health of the person you care for and/or your caring role. Lanarkshire Carers Centre have provided some useful information and guidance to help you understand the current situation and the impact this will have on their services. The Scottish Government has also issued advice for unpaid carers on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 sets out a duty to local authorities to prepare and make known their eligibility criteria for carers.

The Scottish Government has instructed local authorities to set their own eligibility criteria for carers, recognising that there needs to be fairness of provision, whilst offering support to carers on a preventative basis.

Read the full article here on South Lanarkshire Council website here:

Or download the Local Eligibility Criteria document here: