Charities have called on medical staff to do more to identify carers of terminally ill people to ensure they are getting the support they need.
Parents of disabled children have called for a meeting with 19 MSPs from Tayside and Fife in a “last resort” bid to reverse cuts to respite care.
The hard work and dedication of carers will be celebrated in a week of events across Perth and Kinross.
Sadly, many children are unable to live with their families. For them, fostering provides a safe and stable home; helping them feel valued, ensuring their needs are met and giving them the best chance to develop.
The number of young carers struggling to cope is expected to rise as Dundee’s elderly population swells by a predicted 45% over the next 20 years.
Unsung heroes are being cared for by the University of St Andrews.
A new digital network has been launched in Angus designed to help organise support for those in need.
A group of Angus carers have spoken about the challenges of their roles as Carers Week comes to an end.
An Angus carers charity is coming under increasing pressure as the number of clients seeking help continues to soar.
“A lightbulb going on in a very dark tunnel,” is how a carer at an all-time low described the support she received from a Fife project.