Young carers' stories

Jodie's Story

Jodie is a 14 year old young carer who looks after her brother Rocky who is 8. Rocky suffers from a very rare genetic condition called Peters Plus Syndrome.

Kiki's Story

The day starts early for 12-year-old Kikelomo Famuyawa. She gets up first, has her bath then runs another one for her two-year-old sister Victoria who suffers from hydrocephalus (water on the brain) and has severe learning difficulties.

Grant's Story

Sometimes it all gets too much for Grant, 13, when he’s sitting in school trying to concentrate but can’t stop worrying about what's going on at home.

Jordan's Story

He knows he can’t cheer me up fully inside, but he can put a smile on my face for ten minutes once a day.

Aewyn's Story

I’ve grown up more understanding, tolerant and caring.

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