Name of resource: Making it real for young carers
Author details: Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) (2012)
Format: A guide for adopting more personalised and community based support (by young carers)
Target group: Practitioners
Purpose of the resource: A document co-produced with young carers. It explores the six Making it Real themes: Information and advice, Active and supportive communities, Flexible and integrated support, Workforce, Risk enablement, personal Budgets and self funding.
Copyright: Copyright protected
Download the resource: https://www.thinklocalactpersonal.org.uk/_assets/MIRyoungcarersFINAL.pdf
Description: Practitioners must listen to young people and take their views seriously. They must also include young people in key decisions and communicate.
Why was the resource developed: A tool to help organisations provide more personalised and community based support.
Making it real for young carers