Caregiving relatives are an indispensable part of care provision. However, there is little awareness of the fact that children, adolescents and young adults are also involved in providing care and support for relatives. The “Young Carers” research programme closes this gap through the collection of data on the situation in Switzerland and the development of tools for raising awareness by experts.
Media coverage and general information.
Young Carers in Switzerland
Young carers and young adult carers as global phenomena. Since 2014 they have been the research focus of Prof. Agnes Leu and her team.
147.ch for young carers
New service, especially for young carers. Call 147 free of charge and confidentially or find online help at www.147.ch.
Meetings for young carers
Are you a young carer? Do you wish to share your experiences with other young people, socialize, talk, have fun, have a good time, share tips and ideas, etc.?
Videos and facts: Survey results about Young Carers in Switzerland.
An Overview of current and past Young Carers conferences.
Exchanging experiences with international experts.
Get to know the team.
Video interviews with young carers and experts.
- Die Careum Hochschule Gesundheit unterstützt den Open Access. Wann immer möglich stellen wir unsere Publikationen frei zugänglich zur Verfügung.
- Not only does the Careum School of Health conduct intensive research but also regularly publishes the results. The publication list is continually updated and, whenever possible, made available open access.
- Non seulement la Careum haute école de santé mène des recherches intensives, mais elle en publie aussi régulièrement les résultats. La liste des publications est continuellement mise à jour et, dans la mesure du possible, mise à disposition en accès libre.