CAREgivers of perople with chronic Illness
Young carers are children or young people who look after family members who are ill or have disabilities. They take over similar caregiving responsibilities to those of adult family carers and need special support.
The purpose of this project is to summarize the body of knowledge about young carers’ lives with a special focus on their personal experiences, the impact of caring, needs and coping behaviors and offer specific social entrepreneurship education and offer social entrepreneurship activities among such a vulnerable group.
Young carers are often hidden, forgotten or ignored by policymakers and service providers at national and local levels.
They do not feature in the literature on community care, family care, and children’s rights; and young carers’ experiences and needs are not explicitly recognized in social and family policies. The long-term implications of caregiving responsibilities on young carers’ health or psycho-social development need to be further documented.
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DO YOU WANT TO PLAY A ROLE IN SESYCARE?
Do you live in Greece, Italy, Turkey or the Netherlands? Are you a young carer of someone with a chronic condition ?
You can really make the difference being involved in our research! Go to the contact page and send us a message.
AGREEMENT NUMBER 2020-2-EL02-KA205-006146
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