For more detailed information on planning short breaks, contact Shared Care Scotland direct on 01383 622462 or visit their website.
Or contact your local carers' centre via Carers Trust Scotland for help.
Shared Care Scotland's also have a Short Break Planner.
Visit Turn2us, a free service that helps people access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.
Scottish Government has information about the Short Breaks Fund.
The information was last updated on: 21st December 2015