Z - Closed - Caring Together – Supporting Carers in the Scottish Borders Strategy Consultation

Closed 29 Jun 2018

Opened 14 May 2018

Feedback Updated 31 Jul 2018

We Asked

We asked for your views on the draft strategy for carers, Caring Together. 

You Said

There was significant agreement with the statements in 'Caring Together'.   You also gave us comments and suggestions.

We Did

We are incorporting the comments and suggestions into 'Caring Together'.


Caring Together sets out to support carers’ health and wellbeing and to help make caring more sustainable for carers in the Scottish Borders. It aims to build on work that has been achieved by previous strategies and underpins the future development of support, information and advice services to carers.

This strategy will be in place until April 2019 when it will align with the second Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Strategic Plan, complying with the Carers Scotland Act 2016.

A link to the current Carers Strategy can be found below.

Why We Are Consulting

To ensure the strategy reflects local views we would appreciate your replies to this short questionnaire.



  • All Areas


  • Carers
  • Children and Young People
  • Civil and public servants
  • Councillors
  • Elected Members
  • Employees
  • Homeless people
  • Jobseekers
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Low income households
  • Men
  • Minority Ethnic groups
  • Older people
  • Parents/carers
  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions
  • Professionals
  • Residents
  • Road users
  • Students
  • Teaching/education staff
  • Visitors
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Amenity groups
  • Architects/designers
  • Built heritage groups
  • Businesses
  • Developers/investors
  • Development planning key agencies
  • Education institutions
  • External councils
  • Housing associations
  • Landowners
  • Licence holders
  • Planning consultants
  • Professional bodies
  • Scottish Government departments
  • Services/Utilities
  • Taxi Licence holders
  • Transport groups
  • Community councils
  • Community group
  • Sports group
  • Third Sector
  • Voluntary Sector


  • Children and Young People
  • Early Years
  • Education
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender people (LGBT)
  • Libraries
  • Older people
  • Natural heritage/open space
  • Development management statutory consultations
  • People with disabilities
  • People with long term conditions