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

Coronavirus updates

Last changed: Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Download our Covid-19 risk assessment.

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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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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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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Support continues for young carers

Last changed: Monday 6 April, 2020
Young carers have made an NHS craft activity using eggs and loo roll tubes

We are still able to support young carers throughout the coronavirus outbreak. We are calling all the families of young carers who we usually see one-to-one and those who come to our youth clubs. We are using Facebook and our website to make sure carers have links, especially to mental…
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Carers urged to get in touch

Last changed: Monday 6 April, 2020

We are urging unpaid carers to get in touch as normal for advice and support during the coronavirus crisis. Our staff are working from home giving carers information, advice and a listening ear. Our offices are closed to the public, staff are working from home to deal with phone calls…
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