Good practice publications for professionals working with young carers

There are some excellent resources regarding good practice with young carers and their families that can be downloaded below.

Resources for professionals working with young carers:

Supporting young carers and their families

Supporting young carers and their families

Download: Supporting young carers and their families

Supportive practice guidance for those who work directly with young carers and their families.

Factsheets to go alongside this as are as follows:


'There's nobody is there - no one who can actually help?'

Theres nobody is there

The challenges of estimating the number of young carers and knowing how to meet their needs - Policy briefing February 2016

 

Historical Publications and Research

Key Principles of Practice

Key Principles of Practice

Download: Key Principles of Practice

Supportive practice guidance for those who work directly with, or commission services for, young carers and their families.

 


Making it Work

Making it Work

Download: Making it Work

Demonstrates good practice with young carers and their families.

 


Making it Work: Vol 2

Making it Work 2

Download: Making it Work: Vol 2

Provides resources for work with young carers and their families.

 


On Small Shoulders

On Small Shoulders

Download: On Small Shoulders

Learning from the experiences of former young carers, 'On Small Shoulders' provides research in to the growing library of information on children and young people who are carers. 

 


Couldn't Care More

Couldn't Care More

Download: Couldn't Care More

Provides a study of young carers and their needs.