PKAVS Young Carers Hub offers referral guidance. This is a useful tool in helping to know if a referral to young carers would be appropriate and some signs that may help you identify young carers.
Once a referral has been completed a member of the Young Carers team will carry out an assessment to gain a better understanding of the young persons' caring role and the impact this is having on them. Thereafter a decision will be made on what level of support will be offered. Levels include:
Usually, primary caregiver or is at crisis point due to having a very high caring role or because their caring role is having a detrimental impact on their overall wellbeing. Support includes:
Usually a secondary care giver who has a moderate to high caring role but is managing fairly well with their caring role most of the time. Support includes:
Usually a secondary caregiver who has a low to moderate caring role and there are few to no negative impacts on their overall wellbeing. Levels of support includes:
Make a referral here.
Last Modified: 10 July 2018
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