Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

Archive: Sep 2015

Last changed: Saturday 24 July, 2021

Craven Warm and Healthy Homes Project

Last changed: Friday 18 September, 2015

Craven’s Warm and Healthy Homes Project provides Warm Healthy Home Checks to low-income and vulnerable householders who struggle to manage their energy use and/or afford sufficient energy to ensure a warm and healthy home This project aims to support the most vulnerable householders suffering with long term health…

‘Carers are neglecting their own health’ – survey reveals

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

One in seven carers in Yorkshire neglects their own health due to their caring responsibilities and constraints, according to a new report. The survey was carried out by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and involved more than 6,200 carers in Yorkshire. It found that less than 40…

Introduction to Volunteering – a short course for ex-carers

Last changed: Wednesday 16 September, 2015

If you have had responsibility for caring for someone and that commitment has now ended, you may feel that you would like to find some other activities to fill your time and the opportunity to meet new people.  Craven Volunteer Centre is offering a short session entitled “An Introduction…

Computers for Carers course

Last changed: Friday 11 September, 2015
Typing on a laptop.

Want learn how to use a computer but not sure where to start? Do you want to learn the basics or brush up on your skills? Would you like to join a friendly class of all ages and levels at Carers’ Resource? The Carers’ Resource offers computer classes in conjunction…

Charity calendar raises funds for Carers’ Resource

Last changed: Thursday 10 September, 2015
Photographer Andrew Holland with the new calendar

A cheeky charity calendar – which will be raising funds for carers in Shipley – has now been officially revealed. Shipley Memories Calendar 2016 pictures residents from across Shipley and Saltaire, who volunteered to pose (semi naked) at well-known locations in the area. Photographer Andrew Holland, who took the pictures…

Care at heart of service revamp

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Words from the heart and a tea dance will mark the rebranding of our home-care service which supports clients in Bradford and Airedale. Now renamed as care @ carers’ resource (formerly Crossroads Care, Bradford and Airedale), the new title highlights its integral role within the district’s integrated carers’ service:…

It’s up to us to lead the way!

Last changed: Monday 7 September, 2015
Gothia Towers

Good morning. It’s Monday and I’m sitting in the airport lounge at Gothenburg waiting for the first part of my trip home. The perfect opportunity to take a little time to reflect on the final day of the conference yesterday and the experience overall. My seminar choice in the…

Time to reflect on how lucky we are

Last changed: Sunday 6 September, 2015

Well, I said last time it has been tricky finding time to write down thoughts and insights so what better time than now at 4.30am when I find myself awake and thoughts buzzing around my head. Sometimes there comes a moment when you have to take time to reflect how…

Support for carers is a global concern

Last changed: Saturday 5 September, 2015

Goodness, it’s been a busy couple of days! I haven’t had much time to scribble down any thoughts as every minute has been full of listening to great seminars and meeting fascinating colleagues from around the world. Yesterday afternoon I listened to a technology-focused session and heard lots of…