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Striving for balance between caring and restraint: young adults' experiences with parental multiple sclerosis

Aims and objectives To explore and describe how young adults between 18-25 years of age experienced growing up with a parent with multiple sclerosis and how these experiences continue to influence their daily lives. Background Chronic parental illness is occurring in about 10% of families worldwide, but little is known about how the children experience growing up with a parent with multiple sclerosis during their childhood and into young adulthood. Design We chose a qualitative design using a phenomenological approach based on Giorgi.

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:41

Sector must show that it cares about young carers

The article talks about the challenges faced by young adult carers who participated in a round-table event hosted by the policy and research organization, Learning and Work Institute. Among the presenters include young adult carers who provided a narrative of their challenges, Nicola Aylward, head of learning for young people at Learning and Work Institute, and the Princess Royal.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15