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STORIES

VOICES OF YOUNG CARERS

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Te Rina Ruru-Pelasio

My brother was my safe place growing up.  After the accident, we traded roles and I became his voice, hands and legs.

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Dyani

My father was a passenger in a car and suffered a severe TBI – my strong daddy, who used to lift me up and take me everywhere disappeared that day.

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VOICES OF FAMILIES

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Family from Whāngarei

There is no handbook and I am sure that my ‘kids’ would say there are things I could have done differently to make it easier for us all.

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Family from Auckland

My children have all been young carers looking after their father with his traumatic brain injury (TBI).  

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Whānau from Rotorua

If I had known the impact it had on her then I would have tried my best to change things.

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