Sarah, Morgan and Maxine are the locality workers for Strathmartine.
The team work closely with schools in the area along with other organisations to help support carers of all ages
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Sophie Etchels Young Carer Ambassador
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Karen Stephen Young Carer Coordinator for St Paul’s
Karen Stephen is the named Young Carer Coordinator for St Paul’s RC Academy. Karen explains more about the role of supporting young carers.
Young Carer Interview
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We interviewed a young carer who lives in Strathmartine, we asked them to explain more about their caring role and what it’s like to be a carer in Strathmartine.
What do you like about living in this locality?
Where I live is really quiet so I like it a lot.
What does it feel like living here?
It’s nice and relaxing and my neighbours are really friendly too.
Where do carers find their supports?
I am not sure where carers in my area can go to find what support is out there for them to get.
What support is most valuable to you?
Having someone there just to talk to is what is I feel is most valuable to have.