A member of the Young Carer team will receive a copy of your completed Young Carer statement. Please click 'next page' to complete each section of the form, at the end there will be a submit box that you must click to send your form off.
As a Young Carer you are entitled to a Young Carers Statement. The purpose of this is to identify your needs and how these affect your wellbeing, and to plan for the future. This will then support East Dunbartonshire Council in deciding which services, if any, should be provided. What happens at the assessment? If [...]
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Answer A good definition is that Young carers are children and young people who look after someone in their family who has an illness, a disability, or is affected by mental ill-health or substance misuse.
Answer Well this is a tricky one as many young people do not realise that they are a young carer. If a child or young person has always looked after someone they do not necessarily realise that this is any different from everyone else’s family situation. In your classroom there [...]
Answer We have an open system for referrals and will therefore accept referrals from all sources including family members, doctors, social workers, schools.
Answer Please let them and/or their families know about the Young Carers Service and what it offers. Each situation is different and comes with its own sensitivities. If you are unsure how to proceed then please get in touch.