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Parents – supporting your sibling child

As a parent you may find there are times when you need some extra information and help with parenting siblings.

Sibs  www.sibs.org.uk has a lot of very useful information and guides including supporting your child with their feelings, giving them attention, talking honestly about their siblings condition and coping with sibling rivalry.

Carers Direct Helpline 0300 123 1053

Offers confidential information and advice for carers and has information about siblings and young carers rights

Web: NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk in care and support section – Young carers’ rights

Some siblings may prefer to talk to someone outside of the family. Your GP may be able to refer to  a suitable counsellor, or visit the Counselling Directory site: