We use cookies to enhance your visit. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of cookies.       About Our Cookies right arrow     Accept and Hide cookie policy

Courtney S

Courtney S

Name: Courtney Speirs
Age: 18
Year of the Fix: 2016
Location: Paisley, Scotland
Campaign: To help young carers recognise their role.

I’ve been a young carer since my dad was involved in a car accident nine years ago that left him with life-long health problems.


Being a young carer has had a massive impact on my life. I have to administer my dad’s medication and take him to medical appointments.


Caring for my dad can have a detrimental affect on my education and social life. At times the responsibility can be emotionally tough and stressful for me to cope with.


I feel many young people don’t recognise they’re a young carer as it’s just a normal part of their family life.


Fixers have helped me to produce a poster that I hope will help other young people identify they are young carers and signpost where they can get help.


displaying 1 - 3 of 1480
Fixer hero
Fixer hero

Charity No 298643    Company No 2194957