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4000 children aged 5 upwards caring for parent

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concertplayer Mon 13-Jun-16 22:10:46

I saw this in a newspaper recently. Pictures of 5 year olds washing dishes
and carrying shopping. They care mainly for a parent who has health probs
or abusing substances. Apparently the cuts have removed a large number
of homehelps. This is child abuse. Appalling.

MumOnTheRunCatchingUp Mon 13-Jun-16 22:42:19

Certainly is!

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