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Last Updated: Tuesday November 16 2010 15:10 GMT

Top tips for young carers

Danni Manzi from The Princess Royal Trust for Young Carers

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If you care for someone in your family, then make sure you watch our expert Danni Manzi's top tips.

Danni works for The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and has lots of experience working with young carers.

Being a kid and caring for a family member can be tough, and it's thought there could be about 700,000 young carers in Britain - four times as many as the government knows about.

There have been calls from the UK's four Children's Commissioners to give young carers more support. The government has said it'll launch a new plan later this year to help.

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