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College is an important step for young people to access both the workplace and higher education.
Here are some examples of what you can do to support young adult carers at college.
The Department for Education funded Carers Trust between 2010 and 2012 to build a collection of practice examples to support those who commission or develop services think about how to deliver creative and effective services locally.
Young carers are more likely to understand and respond to information that is targeted to them and reflects the communication channels they are use.
Small payment to young carers can help them stay mentally and physically well.
Whilst young carers will have many shared experiences, each young person’s caring role and its impact on them will be unique. Some services respond to this by providing particular support focused on groups or individual young carers.
This toolkit is targeted at commissioners of health and social care in England and aims to highlight the needs of carers aged over 60 and to show tried and tested ways they can be supported.Area of Care:Location:
Thanks to funding provided by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme, a group of organisations from Germany, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and Austria are working to find new ways to support young carers.