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

Archive: Nov 2020

Last changed: Friday 5 March, 2021

Choices Issue 113 – December 2020 out now!

Last changed: Tuesday 12 January, 2021

In this issue: 25 years and a pandemicIndividual Service FundsCarers Allowance …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 113 December 2020Download Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.
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Thomas packs a punch

Last changed: Monday 30 November, 2020

Thomas with his punch bag Thomas packs a punch “Thomas loves his new punch bag. It gives him something to call his own and provides him with an outlet when he finds the strain of being a Young Carer overwhelming. It’s a great way for him to release tension…
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My Baby Girl

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

This poem accompanies Carol Beardmore’s carer story. My Baby Girl ———— I can’t imagine life without you The laughter and the fun The shopping trips to Liverpool Exhausted we’d come home With shopping bags of shoes and treats And a gift for Dad, the sourest of sweets. We’d talk and…
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Young carer story – Thea

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

Thea Young carer story – Thea Thea is a very intelligent, sensitive and thoughtful young girl who liveswith her mum, dad and younger sister on the outskirts of Keighley. Heryounger sister who is three, has a very rare genetic condition.
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Carers Trust Survey shows struggle of carers

Last changed: Wednesday 25 November, 2020

The results released this week of a survey carried out by Carers Trust highlight just how much carers can struggle to get support and with their finances. The results are available from the Carers Trust website but here are some of the headline figures: Only a tiny fraction (12%)…
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A carer story – Connie

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

Connie and her husband Don on their Golden Wedding Anniversary. A carer story – connie I am nearly 80 years old and have osteoporosis and wear pain-relieving patches to make life bearable. My caring journey began in 2014 when I was tidying a toy cupboard…
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A carer story – Denise

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

Denise has taken up making jewellery again. A carer story – Denise I was Dad’s main carer until February this year. My dad had a suspected stroke. It was decided by the “powers that be” for Dad to go into 24hr care on the 23rd…
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A carer story – Carol

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

My Baby Girl ———— I can’t imagine life without you The laughter and the fun The shopping trips to Liverpool Exhausted we’d come home With shopping bags of shoes and treats And a gift for Dad, the sourest of sweets. We’d talk and laugh,…
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