Raising Awareness of Young Carers (NHS England / Carers Trust)

Summary

Young Carers Awareness Day (January 28th 2016), was mentioned this year by NHS England.

“A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. Young adult carers are young people aged 16 – 25 who care, unpaid, for a family member or friend with an illness or disability, mental health condition or addiction”. (Carers Trust).

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Reference

Thank you for today – Jane Cummings. [Online]: NHS England, January 28th 2016.

Possibly also of interest:

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Reference

Abi’s Story…life as a young carer. [Online]: NHS England, January 29th 2016.

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