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Longitudinal Study: HILDA
Title: Young carers in Australia:understanding the advantages and disadvantages of their care giving
Authors: Hill, T 
Cass, B 
Hamilton, M 
Smyth, C 
Blaxland, M 
Institution: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Publication Date: Dec-2009
Pages: 132
Abstract: 'Young carers’ is the term used in Australia and the UK to refer to children and young adults with informal caring responsibilities for other people—usually, but not always co-resident family members who have a chronic illness, physical or mental disability or are frail aged. This paper examines the impact of caring on young carers and identifies a number of issues relevant to policy development.
ISBN: ISSN 1833‑4369 ISBN 978-1-921647-01-7
Keywords: Carers
Research collection: Reports and technical papers
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