Carers Rights Day

A young carer is someone under the age of 18 who helps look after, or whose life is affected by, a relative with a disability, illness, mental health condition, or drug or alcohol problem. If you are a young carer, you will most likely help look after a family member, friend or loved one.

How do young carers help?

Young carers may help with . . .

Sibling Care - looking after brothers and sisters. Communication - helping someone communicate with others. Practical tasks - this can be helping with cooking, cleaning and other tasks such as shopping. Physical care - you may help someone move around or get out of bed. Helping someone take their medication - you may also help someone collect their prescriptions. Emotional support - helping or talking to someone who may be feeling distressed or down. Personal care - this can be helping someone get dressed or washed.

Please contact the school SENDCO - Claire Tanner or Pastoral Support Team (Julia Hunt or Dawn Moore) if you would like more information on the support available for young carers.








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