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In 2009 the Children's Commissioner at the time, Keith Towler, launched new research and recommendations for Young Carers Services in Wales.
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:
Designed with teachers and schools staff, this resource helps make the identification and support of young carers in schools in primary and secondary schools in Wales as easy as possible.
Young carers are a vulnerable and disadvantaged group, who often experience difficulties in their education.
This good practice guide, funded by Welsh Government, is designed to be used by regional partnership boards, local authorities, local health boards and third sector organisations in Wales to support the identification and commissioning of good services for unpaid carers.Area of Care:Outcomes: