Unpaid carers could get extra £462 in Carer's Allowance – only in certain parts of the UK

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Unpaid carers could get extra £462 in Carer's Allowance – only in certain parts of the UK

This includes an extra £3million for local care centres across Scotland to grow their services for young unpaid carers and £200,000 to strengthen t

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This includes an extra £3million for local care centres across Scotland to grow their services for young unpaid carers and £200,000 to strengthen the Young Carer Package, which provides young caregivers with breaks and activity opportunities.

Furthermore, an extra £377,000 to expand the Family Fund to assist the households of carers and £590,000 has been set aside for unpaid carers who are looking after a loved one with dementia.

Overall, the total additional funding for carer support being made by the Scottish Government comes to £4,167,000.



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