A Young Carer is a child under 18 who regularly helps to look after a family member or friend who is disabled, ill, has a mental health condition or addiction problem.
Children may engage in:
Practical tasks (cooking, housework and shopping)
Physical care (lifting or helping someone use the stairs)
Personal care (dressing, washing, helping with toilet needs)
Managing the family budget (collecting benefits and prescriptions)
Looking after younger siblings
Helping someone communicate
Hasland Junior School can support young carers. If you, or a family member needs support please contact Miss G Nottingham the Young Carers School Operational Lead on 01246 234250 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. All contact will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Also available below is a link to the Counselling Directory which is a confidential service that offers emotional support to families.