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Young carers are likely to be bullied more than their peers and it is common for them to be bullied because of their caring role.
Around a third of young carers care for someone with a mental health condition. Many young people who care for someone with a mental health problem go identified and unsupported. Identifying these young carers may be more difficult because the illness is less visible.
Going to university gives young people the chance to become independent, carve out their own identity and get the skills they need to embark on their chosen career.
Here are some examples of what you can do to support young adult carers university.
Guidance on some of the challenges young adult carers face in employment, including a young adult carers experiences of employment.
Children of parents who are addicted to drugs or alcohol may experience chaotic lives which lack routine and may often worry about the safety of their parent.
Being a young carer can often have a severe, significant and long-lasting impact on a young person’s health and wellbeing. It is therefore essential that services consider how they will support young carers with regards to their physical and mental health and wellbeing.
The Triangle of Care for Dementia was developed in partnership with the Royal College of Nursing and in consultation with carers, people with dementia and professionals. It is based on the original Triangle of Care and is aimed at acute care hospitals.Area of Care:I work in:I work with:Location: