Can I Tell You About Being a Young Carer?
Meet Carly. Carly is a young person caring for her mother who has Multiple Sclerosis and depression.
Part of the best-selling Can I Tell You about… series, this book raises awareness about children who live with and care for parents or other relatives in the home. It describes what young carers like Carly do, and the practical and emotional impact caring can have on home and school life, both positive and negative. It also explains what support is available for young carers, including from family, friends and teachers as well as other professionals and online. Carly’s story will help young carers explore their worries and concerns, and help family members and professionals support young carers.