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

News

Last changed: Sunday 7 March, 2021

Note to carers and service users

Last changed: Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Wednesday 18 March 2020 Since the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday we have been making arrangements to change the way we deliver our services. We will continue to provide a service but it will be different. Our offices will be closed to the public but staff will be on hand…
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Coronavirus guidance for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 18 March, 2020
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Last updated Tuesday 17 March 2020. Do you provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems? If you are worried that you or someone you look after may have the coronavirus and you cannot cope…
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Young carers Awareness: the government responds

Last changed: Thursday 12 March, 2020

On Young Carers Awareness Day in January 2020, our head of development for young carers and families Helen Prince wrote a letter to the seven MPs in the areas we cover. She asked them to support a new national campaign, Count Me In! She wrote: As many as…
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Carer forum

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

It’s our quarterly forum this Friday (6 March 2020) at our Skipton office, 10am-11.30am. Come along to meet other carers, talk about what affects you, and find out what is going on nationally to support carers. If you can’t make it to this one, here are the dates and times…
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Self-care for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

“Self-care” – what does it mean? It can sound baffling, fluffy or a bit… well… naff. But for those days that are really tough, there are some simple things you can do to try to feel a little bit better. Check out this great Blurt Foundation self-care guide for carers.
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Choices Issue 110 – March 2020 out now!

Last changed: Monday 30 November, 2020

In this issue: Carers’ Allowance clawback criticism25th AnniversaryCouch to 5k appCare@ thumbs upBlue badge changesYoung carers …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 110 March 2020Download Visit the archive of …
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Young carer Angel in the news

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Did you see young carer Angel in The Telegraph & Argus last week? Wow, what an amazing young woman she is. Read all about her via the link, and please encourage any young carers you know to sign up with us for support. https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/18225213.angel-one-thousands-child-carers-region/?ref=twtrec Link: Meet Angel, the 11-year-old…
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Well done to volunteer Peter

Last changed: Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Well done to Peter Hargreaves, who was shortlisted for a Craven Community Champions Award in the Volunteer of the Year category after supporting us for four years. He was at the ceremony and congratulated winner Pat Wardman, who is 90 and has been volunteering for 30 years! Peter has supported…
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Volunteers sought for Carers’ Time Off service

Last changed: Friday 7 February, 2020

Our Carers’ Time Off service has welcomed Julie Hallat to the team as a coordinator in the Ripon and rural area and she’s looking for volunteers to befriend cared-for people so carers can have a break. If you can help, please email jhallatt@carersresource.org. Enquiries about volunteering in the Harrogate…
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Shipley Clothes Swop

Last changed: Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Our Parent Carer Club in Bradford is holding a Clothes Swop on Thu 13 Feb, 11am-1pm, in our Shipley office with a £3 entry fee to raise money for us. So clear out those clothes that you haven’t worn for a long time, or that you no longer need, and…
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