A New Strategy for Carers in the UK: IARS Submission of evidence

In March 2016 the UK Department of Health announced their plans to set out a new strategy for carers that reflects their lives, their health and financial concerns and give them the support they need to live well while caring for a family member or friend. In this framework, a call for evidence was announced seeking consultation with carers and the broader sector including care receivers, business, social workers, NHS staff and other professionals that support and work directly with carers. ...

C2W workshop for professionals piloted in Italy

The workshop designed for professionals was piloted in Italy with 20 youth workers from the social cooperative Aliante, in Modena (Italy). The session was actively participated by the whole group that gathered professionals working in different services for disadvantaged young persons. The main feedbacks received, together with a general appreciation of the workshop, included a raised awareness on the topic, a stronger capacity to identify young carers when met and a need to develop synergies w...