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!

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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RADAR National Key Scheme

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 RAD 11 .19 RADAR National Key Scheme The RADAR National Key Scheme offers independent access for disabled people to over 9,000 locked public toilets across the UK. From Disability Rights UK keys cost £4. 75 including postage. Disability Rights UK Tel: 0203 687 0790 www.disabilityrightsuk.org/shop/official -and -only -genuine -radar…

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Signposting Dementia

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 SD 12.19 Signposting 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 to include main sources of help, but our list is not exhaustive. We have included information about the following: …

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Taking a Break From Caring

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 TAB 3.19 Taking a break from caring Looking after someone who needs help at home because of mental or physical illness, disability or old age may be rewarding but it can also be very demanding. As a carer, you may be able to cope well for most of the…

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What's Involved in a Carer's Assessment

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 CA 1.20 What’s involved in a carer’s assessment? “A carer’s assessment is the council’s way of working out whether you qualify for support from them in your role as an unpaid carer. The assessment is a chance for you to discuss how your caring responsibilities affect you. It will…

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Wheelchair Loan in Harrogate

Extract of PDF text: 1 WL (H) 7.19 Wheelch air loan/hire in the Harrogate area When someone needs a wheelchair because of illness or disability, it can be difficult to know where to find appropriate help. People with serious long -term conditions are entitled to a wheelchair, provided free of charge by the National…

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