Home Adult social care and health Looking after someone What to do if a child or young person is looking after you You may be able to get help at home for you and your child if they're spending a lot of time caring for you. Help for young carersIf your child is 18 or under and they look after you or another family member at home, they can get help with caring and school work. You will find more information in our help for young carers section.Care and support assessmentYou can request a care and support assessment from us to understand your care needs better. This may help you find the right support. Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Helpful but, please select a reason Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No No, please select a reason Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.