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This page gives details of the objectives and key issues of The Carers’ Strategy, which was published in 2008, and refreshed in 2010.Outcomes:I work in:Caring for:
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.
Young adult carers are transitioning from childhood into adulthood. There is no legal age definition for young adult carers, although Carers Trust’s support work focuses on young adults aged between 14 and 25.
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.
Legislation into Practice: Making the Children and Families Act 2014 and the Care Act 2014 a Reality for Young CarersArea of Care:I work in:
Young carers are a vulnerable and disadvantaged group, who often experience difficulties in their education.