Who is a Young Carer?
Issues affecting Young
How do I identify a Young
How can I help a Young
Young Carer Stories
Young Carers Service
What the OYCS offers?
Meet the staff
Orkney Young Carers Service, Orkney Carers Centre, Kirkwall Travel Centre, West Castle Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1GU.
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Supporting Young Carers: A Resource
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Supporting Young Carers: A Resource for Schools
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Edition I: Developing School Policy
There is a CD with Edition I that contains the following additional documents:
Effective partnership with young carers services
Raising awareness in schools
(See Edition II: CD Content)
How your school supports young carers
Information and contacts for young carers
Information and contacts for parents
Checklist for school lead & leadership teams
Policy content guidance
Possible indications of a young carer
Barriers to learning
Manual for measures
Young carers support options
Edition II: Raising Awareness
There is a CD with Edition II that contains the following additional documents:
Lesson and Assembly Planning
Handle with care
Young carer case studies
Case study response
A day in the life of a young carer
Best friend letter of support
Young carer letter
Role play for assembly or drama lesson
What’s the answer?
Top ten tips for peers
Building your library