Process map and suggestions on how to put the stages into action

Process map to reflect on:

Identification process map

Examples of ways to identify young carers

Features of a transition assessment

Timing of assessments

A young carer’s age (14-17) would be a trigger as well as changes in their needs and in a number of factors at home.

For an example of an assessment/planning tool for young carers, see: My Life Now – Individual Assessment and Planning Tool for Young Carers’.

What might an effective plan look like?

When young carers no longer have a caring role after they turn 18

The following is a list of the types of information that young carers who do not have a caring role after they turn 18 may need: