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

Archive: 2016

Last changed: Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Project with Positive Minds gets lottery funding

Last changed: Tuesday 13 December, 2016

We’re celebrating! Carers’ Resource and Positive Minds have been awarded Big Lottery funding to run a special project aimed at tackling isolation among older people. The IT scheme will connect older people across the Bradford district to computer technology. The money will be spread over three years to help over-65s…
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Time for Me at Christmas

Last changed: Tuesday 13 December, 2016

“All warm and fuzzy” was how one member of the Time for Me group said she felt after today’s wonderful Christmas do. Ukulele band Three Chord Max was back by popular demand for the festive get-together at The Hub in Steeton. And the group’s volunteer Helen also joined the band…
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Carers’ Resource in the Press

Last changed: Monday 12 December, 2016

Excellent coverage in the Craven Herald featuring comments from Skipton carer Sally and the support she’s received from Carers’ Resource. Recent research published as part of Carers Rights Day by Carers UK shows that those looking after older or disabled loved ones are missing out on vital practical and financial…
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Carers’ Resource in the News again

Last changed: Tuesday 6 December, 2016

We’re the focus of a great feature in the Telegraph & Argus about a new report which says carers miss out on vital support – damaging their own health and finances. Carers’ Resource Director Chris Whiley speaks about how so often people don’t recognise themselves as ‘a carer’, thus…
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New vacancies at our Bradford office

Last changed: Friday 25 November, 2016

We’re delighted to be recruiting for two posts based at our Bradford office in Shipley: an Information Officer and a Business Support Officer. Full details on our jobs page. Both these posts close at Noon on Monday 19 December 2016.
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Carers Rights Day 2016

Last changed: Friday 25 November, 2016
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November 25 2016 is Carers Rights Day and this year’s theme is “Missing out? Know your rights as a carer”. We’ve been running a poster campaign aimed at making people aware that they are a carer in the first place. It’s impossible to assert your rights as a carer if…
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New vacancy at Home from Hospital

Last changed: Thursday 24 November, 2016

Carers’ Resource is seeking to employ a Home from Hospital Coordinator based at our Bradford office in Shipley. Full details on our jobs page. This vacancy closes at Noon on Monday 12 December 2016.
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Care@ steps in

Last changed: Tuesday 22 November, 2016

When First to Care in Skipton had to suddenly stop providing home care due to ill health our very own not-for-profit Care@Carers’ Resource service (Care.Carers’ Resource) stepped in to take on clients and some staff. This article in the Craven Herald covers the story: http://www.cravenherald.co.uk/news/14908427.Charity_steps_in_to_provide_home_care/ Link: Charity steps in…
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Choices Issue 97 – December 2016 out now!

Last changed: Monday 21 November, 2016
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In this issue: Emergency planning Carers’ input Chris Whiley reflects on her first year at Carers’ Resource Parent carers… …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.
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