What is a Young Adult Carer?

Young Adult Carers (16-24) provide care to family members who have a long term illness/disability. This includes both chronic and terminal illness, physical disability which impairs day to day life, learning difficulties, mental health problems, drug/alcohol dependency and autistic spectrum disorders.

Source: ACA Transitions Project (Young Adult Carers 16-24) @ Norfolk Carers Support

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