Circular Transparent 1, Renfrewshire Carers Centre

‘In Renfrewshire we want to support and celebrate the valuable role played by Young Carers within their families and communities. At the same time, we want Young Carers to have the same opportunities as their peers and this means ensuring that no child or young person has caring responsibilities inappropriate to their age and stage of development.’

Renfrewshire Council Social Work Children’s services Partnership


This module is for all school staff, social workers and any healthcare professionals who are working with young people so they can understand how to identify Young Carers and how they can be supported.

There are knowledge check questions at the end of each section. This will be helpful in applying the knowledge acquired to your own work setting.



It will take about 20 minutes to complete.