Case Law

Young carers: quick guide to the law

Young carer - pushes pram with parent in wheelchair Photo: nullplus/Adobestock


This guide refers to the law in England. For Welsh law on young carers (referred to as ‘child carers’ in the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 section 3(4)), see sections 24-29 of the Social Services and Well-being Act, Key duties and definitions: the law for disabled children in Wales and Assessing needs and eligibility: […]

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