Other sources of help

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The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers aims to make sure that Carers are recognised, valued and able to maximise their quality of life. 

Alzheimer Scotland
Alzheimer Scotland  helps people with dementia, their carers and families. Their members include carers, relatives, people with dementia, professionals, groups and organisations.

Shared Care Scotland
Shared Care Scotland  is a national charity which exists to improve the quality, choice and availability of short break (respite care) provision across Scotland, for the benefit of carers and the people they care for.

Carers Direct
Carers Direct offers confidential UK-wide information and advice for carers through a freephone helpline open seven days a week and online guidance

AgeScotland  works to improve the lives of all people in later life. They challenge ageist prejudice throughout society.

Macmillan Cancer Care
Macmillan Cancer Care  provides practical, medical and financial support and pushes for better cancer care.

Contact a Family
Contact a Family  supports the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.

Carers Scotland
Carers Scotland supports people who care for an elderly relative, a sick friend or a disabled family member. It is part of Carers UK.

Children's Hospice Assocation Scotland
Children's Hospice Assocation Scotland (CHAS) offer a range of care services for the whole family at their two hospices and in your home through their Home service. 

NHS Inform
NHS Inform  is a new national health information service which offers a co-ordinated approach and a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland.

Self Management
Self management is a site which supports people who suffer from long term conditions.