A well-earned day out for Oldham's young carers
Date published: 10 August 2018
Pictured with the children are (left to right): President of the Oldham Rotary Club Derek Berryman, Katy Peet (Positive Steps), President of the Chadderton And Failsworth Rotary Club Keith Qurmby and Martin Sutton (Positive Steps)
Fifty-seven youngsters who look after family members enjoyed a well-earned break when they had a day out at Lightwater Valley, thanks to the combined efforts of the Rotary Clubs of Chadderton and Failsworth and the Rotary Club of Oldham.
The trip included transport, food and a small gift.
The Young Careers service - run by Positive Steps on Union Street - provide support and weekly respite for eight to 18-years-old who look after a parent, sibling, family member or friend with a disability or a long-term illness.
The care they give may be practical, physical or emotional and includes helping with everything from cooking and cleaning to showering or dressing.
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