The Carers’ (Scotland) Act came into effect on 1 April 2018 and provides new rights for unpaid carers in Scotland.

The Coalition of Carers in Scotland have worked together with carers, carer support agencies and health and social care staff to produce a series of leaflets to explain in simple terms what carers can expect from the new Carers’ Act.

The first 3 leaflets cover:

MECOPP have produced a short introduction to the new Carers’ Act which is available in:

You can view and download the leaflets below.