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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 adult carers are transitioning from childhood into adulthood, and they often go unidentified and unsupported.