Young Carers Launch Awareness-Raising Board Game

by Antonia

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A board game created by young carers to raise awareness of the day-to-day issues they face was launched in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff today (28th Oct).

Young Carers Board Game 2

The game, called ‘I care…Do you?’ has been designed and developed by young carers from Carers Trust Swansea Bay (formerly Crossroads Care Swansea Neath Port Talbot), Barnados in Merthyr and Action for Children in Cwm Tâf, in conjunction with UK Choices Ltd. It will be launched at the Millennium Stadium.

Geraint Turner, Carers Trust Swansea Bay Young Carers Activities Coordinator, has led the project. He said: “The aim of the game is to raise awareness about the issues young carers face whilst having fun. The players either go through the game on the path of the young carer or the path of the young person, and each step is another aspect of each of their lives. The ‘pick up’ cards are uncontrollable events that…

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