Care Information Scotland


Care Information Scotland

Who is the service for?

Carers, and the people they care for, come from a wide variety of backgrounds, situations and ages. Care Information Scotland could help if you:

  • currently look after someone, even if you don't live with them
  • are planning for your future care needs
  • need care yourself

How Care Information Scotland can help

Providing or receiving care can be a daunting prospect. The amount of information available can be confusing. Through its website, freephone and webchat service, Care Information Scotland provides comprehensive information on all aspects of care including:

  • where to start
  • carer's health and wellbeing
  • accessing care service
  • care at home

The service can help you to make informed decisions about:

  • getting support for you as a carer
  • your rights as someone receiving care