By Raising Children Network
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In this short video, grandparents talk about becoming full-time carers for their grandchildren. They talk about deciding to take on the role, their feelings, the impact on their lives and the challenges they face. A family support worker talks about how becoming a full-time carer can be a shock and often happens in traumatic circumstances.
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  • Last updated or reviewed 04-08-2016
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