Our mission

Shared Care Scotland's mission is to improve the quality, choice and availability of short breaks and respite care across Scotland​.

Our vision is for unpaid carers and those they care for to have regular and meaningful breaks from their caring responsibilities, leading to improved health and overall wellbeing.

Through our work we aim to:

  • Be an influential, leading voice advocating for carers’ rights and helping shape the future of short breaks provision in Scotland.
  • Be a trusted partner that can be relied on for consistent high-quality information and guidance.
  • Be an organisation that connects good practice, ideas and people to support learning and improvement.
  • Be a valued collaborator, supporting organisations with delivering impactful work and developing best practices for providing carers with meaningful short breaks.

Our governance

Shared Care Scotland is registered as a charity in Scotland (SC 005315) and registered as a company limited by guarantee (SC161033).

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