'People don't understand what a young carer really does'

A young carer is someone who looks after a parent or a sibling because of illness.

New research by BBC News and the University of Nottingham suggests there could be about 800,000 children who are young carers in England.

That's around one in five kids aged 11-17.

Freya helps to care for her brother, and told us what it's like to be a young carer.