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

Archive: Feb 2021

Last changed: Sunday 16 May, 2021

Vaccine information for carers

Last changed: Thursday 4 March, 2021

As we reported, unpaid carers are among the groups that should be being prioritised for receipt of the Covid-19 vaccine. Here we give extra detail on this, answer some questions and explain how to get your name put on the list of those who will receive a vaccination.
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Choices Issue 114 – March 2021 out now!

Last changed: Thursday 4 March, 2021

In this issue: Carers’ Resource allotmentMental health supportVolunteersDebt, bills and grants …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 114 March 2021Download Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.
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Inam Majid

Last changed: Wednesday 17 February, 2021

I am interested in Carers’ Resource because it provides people who are in need with support. Many carers do not have adequate time and space for themselves and I would like to help them. As a carer myself, I know how hard it can be juggling your responsibilities as a…
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Fairer For Carers!

Last changed: Thursday 11 February, 2021

Carer’s Allowance, the main benefit for people caring unpaid for family or friends, remains the lowest benefit of its kind at £67.25 per week (2020/21 rates). The low level of the payment and other entitlement conditions, including an earnings limit, means it continues to be ineffective in stopping financial…
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Let your GP know that you are a carer

Last changed: Monday 15 February, 2021

According to a recent Carers UK study, 4.5 million people have taken on a caring responsibility as a result of Covid-19. The government’s expert committee – the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JVCI) – revised its recommendations on 30 December to include unpaid carers. It recommends unpaid carers who are…
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Covid-19 advice and information in Bradford District

Last changed: Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Covid-19 infection rates in Bradford District are still very high, despite the current restrictions. To see the current level of Covid-19 infection in your postcode area you can use this Government website. CABAD (Community Action Bradford and District) in conjunction with Bradford Council have produced a booklet of…
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Corinne Jeffrey

Last changed: Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Corinne has had over 35 years experience in the NHS, initially as a registered nurse, followed by various roles in Operational Management and worked in Leeds and Bradford during this time which included a committee role with the Royal College of Nursing, Nephrology Nursing Forum. Corinne recently retired but has…
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LGBTQ+ History Month

Last changed: Tuesday 2 February, 2021

February is LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) History Month and we are launching our new online group for LGBTQ+ carers with a “meet and greet” session 6pm-7pm on Thursday 5 February. Contact Gavin Williams gwilliams@carersresource.org for more details and to receive a meeting link. The pandemic…
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