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

Carers' Resource - You care for them, we care for you


Andrew Makey

Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant with PKF in 1990 and after a few years gaining experience in the commercial sector, started his own small practice with his wife in 1998. Principally worked along with entrepreneurs in the role of Finance Director for a number of SME companies varying from fast…

NEW wellbeing group for carers

Stress-busting, relaxation and positive thinking are on offer for carers at a new wellbeing group in Bradford. Live Well, Care Well is all about trying different ways to improve your own health and how to feel good. Topics include recognising and managing stress, how to free up your life and…

New app for carers ‘boosts confidence’

Our innovative app aimed at transforming the lives of carers – and those they look after – is seeking your support to help make it a reality. App4Care, and interlinked smartphone app, allows carers to stay in touch with their loved ones from distance. Now, the invention, which is…

Harrogate’s hidden carers

Reduced social contact, stress factors like a reliance on overdrafts and credit cards, and health problems of their own to deal with, carers are increasingly likely to become lonely and isolated. This is prevalent in the Harrogate and rural district, which has an elderly population more than 5 per cent…

Right help, right time, right now – Parent Carer Survey

If you are a parent carer, the Carers’ Resource needs your help in finding out how best to support families and young people with SEN and disabilities to makes choices in accessing services and support in North Yorkshire. To complete our short Parent Carer Survey, please click here.

Healthwatch North Yorkshire Public Conference

On Wednesday 23rd April 2014, Healthwatch is hosting a conference in Harrogate and Rural District, bringing together key stakeholders in the local Health and Care economy and residents of Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough and surrounding areas. For further details click here.