Take the Carers Quiz
Are you a carer?
A carer is an individual who provides or intends to provide care/support for another person as a result of long term condition or disability; this could be a partner, parent, sibling, or grandparent and can also include friends and neighbours.
In order to be considered a Carer in Scotland:
- You do NOT have to be living in the same house as the person you care for
- You do NOT have to be claiming carers allowance
- You can be caring for ANY amount of hours
- The person you care for does NOT have to be in receipt of a care package (such as; homecare services)
Do you think you might be a carer?
Take the quiz and answer some questions to find out!
You are a carer
From the answers you have given it looks like you are currently caring for someone in some capacity. For helpful advice and support please go to the Carers App.
You are not currently a carer or being cared for
Based on the answers that you have provided you are not currently a carer or being cared for. If your personal circumstances should change in the future then please come back and take the Carers Quiz again. In the meantime, please search through other areas on the site where you will find expert help and other information to help you
Developed with Lanarkshire Carers Centre and North Lanarkshire Carers Together