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Definition of a Carer2018-09-05T16:50:10+00:00

Definition of a Carer

Young Carers

Are under the age of 18 or over 18 but still attending school

Adult Carers

Are aged 18 and over and not attending school

Kinship Carers

Are looking after a child in place of the parents and meet the meaning of “Carer” not caring simply because of a child’s age