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

Carers Rights Day stories

Last changed: Wednesday 20 January, 2021

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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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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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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My carer history – Judy

Last changed: Thursday 26 November, 2020

Articles featuring Judy and her family My carer history – Judy Originally from Canada, I emigrated here with my…
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