Young Carers, The Parents – Dana


Dana has Multiple Sclerosis, and talks honestly about the impact this has had upon her and her family. Being a parent who needs help around the home can have more of an impact on a parent than we can appreciate. This video series talks with Dana about her feelings regarding being the parent of a young carer.


This is an emotional video series that documents Dana’s experience of living as the parent’s of young carers but also being the person that needs caring for. It shows the often unseen emotional difficulties of being a parent who needs additional help, as well as how small things can make a big difference.

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