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Young Carers Awareness

This short need to know session will help professionals understand 'what it means to be a young carer'.  Professionals will also gain awareness of the recent legislative changes that have had implications on how professionals and the wider community can identify, support and safeguard a family.

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Understand what we mean by a young carer and hidden young carers.
  • Understand how to identify and assess the needs of a young carer.
  • Understand what factors increase a young carers vulnerability.
  • Explore the needs of a young carer when moving into adulthood.

Upcoming Dates:

Dates for this course will be published soon.