Chapter Ten – Conclusion

Conclusion Despite a difficult childhood and challenges in my adult life, I have lived, and am still living, a very interesting and enjoyable life. I have no doubt that I developed some very useful skills during my time as a young carer, skills which have assisted me in later life […]

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Golden Rules for Young Carers

A young carer is someone under 18 who provides or intends to provide care for another person. The concept of care includes practical or emotional support. When I was a child, I was a young carer. Based on my experiences, I have created what I believe is a realistic set […]

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References

Data/Research Material Referenced The UK Census 2011 stated there are over 177,000 young carers in England and Wales. The BBC, with assistance from The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, conducted a survey (“Kids Who Care” 2010) in Surrey. They surveyed 4,029 pupils in ten secondary schools and found 337 had […]

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