During the COVID-19 crisis, young carers’ are at home with their ‘cared for’ family members all day, everyday in isolation.
They may be caring for relatives experiencing a range of conditions some of which will be exacerbated by the current situation.
Whilst this crisis continues, it is likely that young carers’ health and wellbeing will be increasingly impacted by their caring roles and lack of respite and support. Identifying young carers’ is the first step towards ensuring they are supported.
Click the link below to view and download our COVID-19 fact sheet to learn more about how you can support and identify young carers during COVID-19.
You might also find the following factsheet useful, with suggested quick wins to help and support young carers: