General Slide 14 What do Young Carers do?

What do Young Carers do?

A Young Carer may support a family member with any of the following:

Practical careDomestic chores, going to the shops, managing money, looking after siblings, locking up the house, communicating

Physical careLifting, pushing a wheelchair, helping with stairs, exercises or using equipment

Medical careAdministering medication or injections, organising/attending appointments

Personal/intimate careWashing, dressing, feeding, toileting

Emotional careListening to/supporting the cared for person, comforting or being present.