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

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

  • accurate
  • up to date
  • appropriate to its geographical area
  • clearly presented
  • unbiased

We aim to make our information as accessible as we can. If you would like a factsheet in an alternative format, such as large print or braille, or in a language other than English, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

If you would like information that is not in one of our factsheets please get in touch!

Is it Free for Me?

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 IIFM 6.19 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…

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 LPA 8.19 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 3.19 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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Parent carers - financial help

Extract of PDF text: 1 SPC (FIN) 10.19 P arent carers: F inding out about financial help This factsheet offers information on financial help for parent s and carers of a child or young person with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND). Disability Living Allowance (DLA) This benefit is for children under 16…

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Parent carers - national organisations

Extract of PDF text: 1 SPC ( NO ) 10 .19 P arent carers: N ational organisations This information sheet lists national organisations that offer support and advice to parents and carers of a child or young person with special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND). If your child has a diagnosis of disability…

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Paying for a Care Home

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 PCH 5.19 Paying for a care home Understandably, choosing and moving into a care home presents a major lifestyle change. Paying for long -term care is a complex subject and everyone’s circumstances are different. Here we outline the main points relating to paying care home fees in England –…

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