Can I Tell You about Being a Young Carer?: A Guide for Children, Family and Professionals (Can I Tell You About...?) (Paperback)

Can I Tell You about Being a Young Carer?: A Guide for Children, Family and Professionals (Can I Tell You About...?) By Jo Aldridge, Jack Aldridge Aldridge Deacon (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Meet Carly. Carly is a young person caring for her mother who has Multiple Sclerosis and depression.

Part of the best-selling Can I Tell You about... series, this book raises awareness about children who live with and care for parents or other relatives in the home. It describes what young carers like Carly do, and the practical and emotional impact caring can have on home and school life, both positive and negative. It also explains what support is available for young carers, including from family, friends and teachers as well as other professionals and online. Carly's story will help young carers explore their worries and concerns, and help family members and professionals support young carers.

About the Author


Jo Aldridge is Professor of Social Policy and Criminology at Loughborough University. She is also director of the Young Carers Research Group. Jo has published extensively in social policy, health and social care, specifically in the areas of children's rights, mental health and domestic violence. Jack Aldridge Deacon is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Nottingham, UK and an illustrator.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785925269
ISBN-10: 1785925261
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: December 21st, 2018
Pages: 56
Language: English
Series: Can I Tell You About...?