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There are around seven million carers in the UK, of whom 4.27 million are of working age. Nearly one in eight workers is a carer.I work in:I work with:
Carer involvement and participation means carers being fully involved in service design, delivery and review – not simply relying on consultation. It places carers in a much more active role and should be based on power sharing.Outcomes:I work in:
Young carers are children and young people under 18 years old who provide unpaid care to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances.I work in:I work with:
Young carers’ services provide a level of expertise in supporting young carers that universal services, by virtue of being universal, cannot provide.I work in:I work with:
The Carer-friendly Pharmacy Pilot could not have taken place without the good will and support of PSNC, CPPE, local carers organisations, Local Pharmaceutical Committees and local community pharmacies..
Young adult carers are transitioning from childhood into adulthood, and they often go unidentified and unsupported.
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