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Supporting Young Carers in Schools: A Toolkit for Young Carers Services. Tools to Support Young Carer Services to Raise the Local Profile Of Young Carers in Schools
This step, taken from Supporting Young Carers in Schools: A Toolkit for Young Carers Services, provides key information for young carers services that want to raise the local profile of the Young Carers in Schools programme.
Supporting Young Carers in Schools: A Toolkit for Young Carers Services. Tools to Support Young Carer Services with Limited Capacity to Signpost Schools to Young Carers in Schools
This step, taken from Supporting Young Carers in Schools: A Toolkit for Young Carers Services, provides key information for young carers services who have limited capacity to signpost schools to Young Carers in Schools.
Engaging with Pharmacies
Pharmacies are visited by about 1.6 million people every day in England so they are ideally positioned to identify carers of all all ages including young carers. They can therefore play a key role in the early initiation of assessment and support which can be life changing. This toolkit is aimed at young carer services to support them to work collaboratively with pharmacies. It draws on the Young Carers Pharmacy Project that took place between 2014 and 2016.
Invisible and in Distress: Prioritising the Mental Health of England's Young Carers
There are an estimated 700,000 young carers in the UK; people who are under 18 who help look after someone in their family, or a friend, who are ill, disabled or misuse drugs or alcohol. The report highlights recommendations based on discussions with young carers, sector leaders and young carers services in the Carers Trust network.
A Charge on Caring?
We sent a Freedom of Information request to all councils in England with responsibility for social care asking them whether or not they are currently charging carers for support or are considering introducing charges in the next year.
Caring About Older Carers
This toolkit is targeted at commissioners of health and social care in England and aims to highlight the needs of carers aged over 60 and to show tried and tested ways they can be supported.
The Triangle of Care Toolkit – A Resource for Mental Health Service Providers Introduction
This resource is designed for services implementing the Triangle of Care, it is based on what has worked and what has prevented successful implementation in other organisations. It includes guidance, tips and good practice to guide professionals and carers. The Triangle of Care describes a therapeutic relationship between the patient, staff member and carer that promotes safety, supports communication and sustains wellbeing.
Improving Health Outcomes for Older and Young Adult Carers
In 2011, Carers Trust was selected by People’s Health Trust to coordinate the delivery of health related projects managed by Carers Trust Network Partners across England, Scotland and Wales. An evaluation, casebook of projects and research into older carer's thoughts and feelings reflecting the impact of project activities delivered.
Commissioning Services for Young Carers and Their Families
This resource aims to support the commissioning of services for young carers and their families.