References and thanks for the young carers section
The information in the young carers section is based on our booklet, Let's talk about you, and has been produced using a number of reliable sources, including:
- Gates MF, Lacky NR. Youngsters Caring for Adults with Cancer. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 1998. 30 (1): 11–15.
- The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, The Children’s Society. Supporting Young Carers: A Resource for Schools. Carers Trust, London. 2010.
- Young Carers. Social workers: how they could help. www.youngcarers.net/who_can_help_me/86/97 (accessed September 2012).
This booklet has been written and edited by Macmillan Cancer Support’s Cancer Information Development team. It is based on content originally produced with support from the Arden Cancer Network’s Young People’s Group; the Oxford City Young Carers’ Project Forum; and Spiral Children’s Bereavement Service in Nottinghamshire.
With thanks to: Aphra, Sara, Eve, David and the Arden Cancer Network’s Young People’s Group; Jess; the Oxford City Young Carers’ Project Forum; Spiral Children’s Bereavement Service in Nottinghamshire; Karen Aylward, Macmillan Family Support Worker, Eastbourne District General Hospital; June Hindmarsh, CAST Macmillan School Awareness Coordinator, South Tyneside Young Carers’ Service; Daniel Phelps, Development and Policy Officer (Young Carers), Carers Trust; and the people affected by cancer who reviewed this edition.
Some carer quotes sourced from Youthhealthtalk – www.youthhealthtalk.org
Thanks to people like you
Thank you to all of the people affected by cancer who reviewed what you're reading and have helped our information to grow.
We could not have written this section without the help of other young carers.
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