Tonight the BBC are showing a documentary entitled "Looking After Mother", it will be aired at 22.30 0n BBC 1. The show includes the story of a Salford young carer who spent the summer working with the shows producers. The young person is 11 years old and looks after her mother who had a stroke when the girl was only 4 years old and has since developed mental health problems. The young girl lives on her own with her mother and is her lone carer.
The young girl, her mother and Charlotte Elmitt from the Young Carers Service have all seen the film and are very impressed with it and it urge you to watch tonight's broadcast and challenge you to be unmoved by it.