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

Archive: Jul 2016

Last changed: Friday 17 September, 2021

Young carers smash Three Peaks Challenge

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016
At the beginning of the challenge

Our Young Carers’ Service has marked its 20th anniversary by conquering the Three Peaks. Five young carers, aged 13 to 16, tackled Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – a distance of 25 miles, and a total climb of 7,000ft. Accompanied by young carer workers and staff, they completed the trek within…

Carer Marlene ‘nails it’ at House of Lords

Last changed: Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Carers Lynn and Marlene our ambassadors at the House of Lords

Bradford carers Marlene Thomas and Lynn Ford were special guests at the House of Lords to help launch a new national guide, Spotlight on a Carer’s Journey. The guide is part of our ongoing work with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) exploring the effects of the Care Act,…

Robert Smith

Last changed: Monday 25 September, 2017

Robert has more than 30 years’ experience (Nat West Bank) in providing relationship banking to the SME market place and, over the past nine years, has focused exclusively on the care sector. He is presently the Director for Healthcare North Region with responsibility for 13 healthcare relationship managers, who look…

Liz Jones – Chair of Board of Trustees

Last changed: Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Semi-retired in 2013, Liz worked as a senior manager in Local Authorities and the Audit Commission. She has particular interests in strategy, organisational development and improvement through collaborative and partnership working. Enjoys trekking overseas, gardening and trying to make jewellery.

More needs to be done to support carers – report reaction

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

A new report analysing the effects of the Care Act has revealed many carers are still not aware of their right to support. Carers’ Resource Director Chris Whiley recommends the survey’s findings should be used as a tool to ‘further promote and fight for carers’ rights’. Carers’ Resource…