Young Carers Action Day 15.03.23
Posted to the Noticeboard on March 14, 2023
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This years’ theme is: ‘Make Time for Young Carers’
“Over the past few months we’ve chatted with hundreds of young carers at festivals in Hampshire, Wales and Scotland. The one issue that kept coming up was just how important their health and wellbeing is to them.
We know it’s easy for young carers to start feeling overwhelmed because of everything they need to do for their caring role on top of all their schoolwork and revising for exams. What young carers told us was that it doesn’t need to be this way. They think the things that would make them feel less overwhelmed, healthier and happier are:
- improved support in schools
- more access to breaks,
- better access to counselling support
- and more financial support “
From carers.org website
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