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The National directory of young carers projects and initiatives

Chris Dearden

The National directory of young carers projects and initiatives

by Chris Dearden

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Published by Loughborough University of Technology, Department of Social Sciences, Young Carers Research Group in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChris Dearden and Saul Becker.
ContributionsBecker, Saul., Young Carers Research Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination(78)p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22593224M
ISBN 100907274137
OCLC/WorldCa37011924

Young Carers Initiative The Young Carers Initiative website lists useful websites for young carers, and has contact details for young carers' projects across the UK. Their 'who's who' is very helpful - this explains the roles of all the different people you may deal with as a young carer. 1. Introduction. This is a report on the profile of young carers and young adult carers in Scotland. Young carers are those who provide help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of either long term physical or mental ill health, disability or problems related to old age.

The Young Carer Program is proudly funded by the NSW Government (Family and Community Services) and the Australian Government (Department of Social Services). Carers NSW acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, Elders past and present and all Aboriginal people.   A new project has been launched in Nottinghamshire to help find young carers and offer them support. The Children's Society, which will be running the scheme, said it .

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Young Carers guide What is a young carer? A young carer is usually someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, or mental health condition. Young carers help with jobs in and around the home, such as cooking.


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Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Young Carers - The Facts, Reed Business Publishing, Sutton, November. Norfolk Young Carers Partnership. As part of our work to raise awareness of the needs of young carers and ensure that the issues that they and their families face are heard, we chair the Norfolk Young Carers Partnership (NYCP).

The NYCP brings together young carers, young carers organisations and other organisations with an interest in young carers. Home» Include: Supporting young carers and their families Include: Supporting young carers and their families Our Include service is home to the national young carers initiative supporting children and young people who care for parents, siblings or others who suffer from chronic illness or disability.

Many children, adolescents, teenagers, and young adults have caring responsibilities for parents and family members. These young carers and young adult carers are present in every country. Their responsibilities include domestic chores as well as intimate personal care and other forms of helping which are generally seen as the responsibility of adult professionals.

The Scottish government has commissioned the National Carer Organisations (NCO) in Scotland to coordinate the delivery of a grants programme open to voluntary sector organisations who wish to develop innovative, outcome focused programmes aiming to further the development of carer and practitioner workforce training across Scotland.

The Young Carers Program is still offering programs online. We will continue this daily until children and youth return to school. We are still accepting referrals and are available to answer any questions you may have. Please e-mail [email protected] with the subject line "YCP" with any questions or. Young carers say that they would like to be listened to, provided with information, supported at school and referred to young carers' projects.

The Children's Society Include Project provides training and resources for professionals who work with young carers and their families. Journal of Family Health Care ; 19(3): Key points. The mission of the Young Carers Project is to educate the community about the existence and needs of young carers and motivate the community to action.

Since the project has started we have expanded beyond Waterloo Region and look forward to sharing information and resources with those involved in national and international young carer. The Young Carers in Schools programme is an exciting initiative which builds, shapes and recognises support for young carers in primary and secondary schools.

The award scheme is run jointly by Carers Trust and The Children’s Society Young Carers in Focus partners. It recognises the excellent work of pastoral and senior leadership teams across schools who are inclusive of young carers.

This strand of the Department for Education funded project aims to support all those who commission or develop services for young carers and their families and help the sector achieve the four priorities stated in the Carers Strategy Refresh (Recognised, Valued and Supported: Next Steps for the Carers Strategy (Department of Health, ).

young carers. In the first national survey was conducted (Dearden and Becker, ) and information was collated on young carers supported by specialist projects. This survey was replicated in and generated data on more than 2, young carers, including information relating to social services’ assessments of young.

Awareness of young carers' experiences and needs is low on governmental and societal levels in Denmark. This article presents findings from the first evaluation of a Danish respite programme, the Buddy Programme, which aims to provide support to young carers aged 5–15 years who experience serious, chronic or mental health problems and/or death of a parent or sibling.

Young Carers in Schools is an England-wide initiative that equips schools to support young carers and awards good practice.

Include The Include service is home to the national young carers’ initiative, reaching out to young carers within all communities. Mike Leyland, Project Manager for Doncaster Stories, and Tara Chappell, Literacy Campaigns Manager for Doncaster Council, both attended the young carer's group to give the books to the children.

We also ran book choice activities, based on hobbies and likes and dislikes, to help empower the children to choose books that they are likely to enjoy. There are known young carers in England alone, which is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg. Young carers are children and young people 18 years of age who provide regular or ongoing care and emotional support to a family member who is physically or.

Learn about the Young Carers Network and the young carer community. The Young Carers Network is a place for young carers to learn about support services, access resources and share their stories and opinions.

The Young Carers Network is proudly brought to you by Carers Australia. Young Carers Book Chapter One – My Early Years Chapter Two – My Experiences of Being A Young Carer Chapter Three – My Adult Life Chapter Four – The Truth Is Uncovered Chapter Five – Lessons from My Experiences Chapter Six – Advice on Certain Topics Chapter Seven – Know [ ].

Young Carers ; Ysbryd Y Môr Writers “Is Goldilocks guilty or not guilty. Guilty!” – Rachel Noelle on her internship with Literature Wales; South Wales Literature Development Initiative featured on BBC Radio Wales; Vale Raps; In Parenthesis. Dearden, C.

and Becker, S. ( a) The National Directory of Young Carers Projects and Initiatives Loughborough University: Young Carers Research Group and Carers National .An example relevant to young carers would be the STARS National Initiative. This promotes Support, Therapeutic, Advocacy and Outreach Services (STARS) to children and young people aged 3 to 18 (not just young carers) who are affected by parental substance misuse.Gail Gibson Hunt is with the National Alliance for Caregiving, Bethesda, Md.

Deborah Halper is with the Education and Program Initiatives Division at the United Hospital Fund, New York. Andrea Y. Hart is with the Division of Education and Program Initiatives at the United Hospital Fund, New York.