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"Getting It right for Young Carers" is the Scottish Government’s strategy to support young carers and young adult carers.Outcomes:I work in:Caring for:Location:
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.
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.
Young carers are a particularly vulnerable group of pupils, specifically mentioned in Ofsted’s evaluation inspection schedule.
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:Location:
Following the successful delivery of two About Time Grant programmes, Time for Change and Take Action and Support which addressed issues that can lead to young adult carers becoming disengaged from society, independent evaluations of the two programmes have been produced.I work in: