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Young carers have a right to an assessment of their needs separate from the needs of the person they care for. Assessments must be requested and young carers have to be providing or intending to provide a substantial amount of care on a regular basis.
This toolkit provides essential tools, templates and guidance for ITE providers who already include young carers as a key topic within their training programmes and ITE providers who are developing their training content regarding young carers.Outcomes:I work in:
These resources are designed to support the training of a wide range of professionals and volunteers to identify and support young carers.
Young carers are a vulnerable and disadvantaged group, who often experience difficulties in their education.