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

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Factsheets

The Carers’ Resource provides factsheets on a wide range of caring and carer related issues. We hold the Information Standard, and as a result of this we guarantee that the information we provide in our factsheets is

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Is it Free for Me?

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 IIFM 11.18 Is it free for me? If you’re out and about with someone who relies on your help because of their disability or illness, it’s worth considering the many venues and travel companies which offer free or concessionary rates for carers. All sorts of places offer concessions but…

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 LPA 4.18 Lasting Power of Attorney (includes Enduring Power of Attorney and Court of Protection) If you were to become incapable of managing your legal, property, financial or health affairs, you may need someone to do this for you. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document…

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NHS Continuing Healthcare

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 NHSCH 1.18 NHS Continuing Healthcare NHS continuing healthcare is the name given to a package of care which is arranged and funded by the NHS for people aged 18 or over who have considerable healthcare needs. It is sometimes known as fully funded NHS care. Care may be provided…

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RADAR National Key Scheme in Airedale, Bradford and Craven

Extract of PDF text: 1 NKS (BAC) 11.18 RADAR National Key Scheme (Bradford, Airedale and Craven areas) The Radar National Key Scheme offers independent access for disabled people to over 9,000 locked public toilets across the UK. Keys cost £4.50 including postage from Disability Rights UK. Disability Rights UK, Tel: 0203 687 0790 www.disabilityrightsuk.org/shop/official-and-only-genuine-radar-key…

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RADAR National Key Scheme in Harrogate

Extract of PDF text: 1 RAD(H) 11.18 RADAR National Key Scheme (Harrogate areas) The RADAR National Key Scheme (NKS) offers independent access for disabled people to over 9,000 locked public toilets across the UK. Keys cost £4.50 including postage from Disability Rights UK. Disability Rights UK, Tel: 0203 687 0790 www.disabilityrightsuk.org/shop/official-and-only-genuine-radar-key You may be…

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Signposting Dementia

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 SD 11.18 Signposting dementia This factsheet highlights some of the topics which may be of interest if you are looking after someone with dementia. The information is for general use and should not be treated as a substitute for advice given by doctors or other professionals. We have tried…

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