The impact of being a young carer can affect health, wellbeing, education and career prospects. This is increasingly being recognised, as they are a priority group for NHS NEW Devon CCG.
Legal requirements in relation to young carers are being changed by the Care Act 2014, and the Children and Families Act 2014.
Young carers experience video
Watch our short video of young carers talking about the impact caring for an adult is having on their life.