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

Alert

Last changed: Monday 18 January, 2021

Message for carers and other people we support – January 2021

Last changed: Monday 11 January, 2021

Carers’ Resource recognises that many of you will be feeling concerned and anxious after the announcement on 4 January that we are now in another lockdown. Carers’ Resource will continue to deliver services and offer support in any way we can. The telephone lines remain open between 08:30 and 17:00…
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Carers and Covid-19 vaccination priority

Last changed: Monday 11 January, 2021

At the end of last year the government updated the priority list for receiving a Covid-19 vaccination. In brief this advice recommends that carers who are in receipt of Carer’s Allowance or are the main carer of  an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the…
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Using a PS4 or Xbox for remote learning

Last changed: Monday 11 January, 2021

In October last year William, a school student in Wales, posted a guide on Twitter explaining how to use a PS4 or Xbox games console to connect to online learning services such as Google Classroom and BBC Bitesize. This can be very useful if you don’t have a laptop or…
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Warning about vaccination text message scam

Last changed: Monday 11 January, 2021

The BBC report that fraudsters are sending out fake texts offering a Covid vaccine in an attempt to steal personal and financial information, police have warned. See the BBC news site for more.
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Christmas and New Year Opening

Last changed: Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Carers’ Resource offices will be closed on Thursday 24 December and also on the bank holidays (Friday 25 December, Monday 28 December and Friday 1 January). Our offices will be open as normal on other days. Normal for the pandemic anyway!…
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Hospital support services continue

Last changed: Friday 15 May, 2020

Our services that support vulnerable patients aged over-55 when they leave hospital are still running. The free Home from Hospital services in the Bradford district and North Yorkshire ease a patient’s return home, help them to rebuild confidence and independence, and aim to prevent hospital readmission. Home from…
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Covid-19 testing available for carers and those they live with

Last changed: Wednesday 13 May, 2020

On the 6 May 2020, unpaid carers were added to the list of essential workers prioritised for Covid-19 testing in England. This means that if you or the person you care for develop symptoms that could be caused by coronavirus you now can request to be tested.  Note that the…
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Street runs fundraising marathon

Last changed: Tuesday 28 April, 2020
Team GB's Brit Tate

Residents on St Johns Rd, Ilkley, have run the length of the London Marathon to raise money for Carers’ Resource, with the first lap completed by Team GB triathlete Brit Tate. Thirty households took part, on what would have been the day of the London Marathon. Their idea came after…
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Plan B for carers

Last changed: Thursday 9 April, 2020
The A-team's Colonel Hannibal Smith telling Templteon

Having a back up plan for what to do when a situation changes can be helpful for anyone in any walk of life at any time. For carers faced with the uncertainties and risks of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic it can be crucial. Having a plan of what you’ll do…
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