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Are you a grandparent who is raising a grandchild? Do you look after a grandchild for long periods of time? Are you thinking about doing this? If so, this factsheet has been written for you.
This factsheet is not for people who do regular babysitting, for example, caring for a grandchild while the parents are working or studying. The information in this factsheet may also apply to other extended family members who may have a child relative in their care, for example, aunts, uncles or cousins.