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

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Factsheets

Last changed: Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The Carers’ Resource provides factsheets on a wide range of caring and carer related issues. We follow the practices of 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: Company registered in England No 3054273. Registered Office: 11 North Park Road, Harrogate. HG1 5PD 1 PCH 4.22 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.…

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RADAR National Key Scheme

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 RAD 12.21 RADAR National Key Scheme The RADAR National Key Scheme offers independent acce ss for disabled people to over 9,000 locked public toilets across the UK. From Disability Rights UK keys cost £5.00 including postage. Disability Rights UK 0203 687 0790 www.disabilityrightsuk.org/shop/official -and -only -genuine -radar -key You…

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Signposting dementia

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: Carers’ Resource is a charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered Charity No. 1049278 Company registered in England No 3054273. Registered Office: 11 North Park Road, Harrogate. HG1 5PD 1 SD 12.21 Signposting dementia The information is for general use and should not be treated as a substitute for advice given…

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Taking a break from caring

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 TAB 6.22 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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Wheelchair loan

Extract of PDF text: Company registered in England No 3054273. Registered Office: Unit 3, Grove Park Court, Grove Park Terrace, Harrogate. HG1 4DP 1 Wheelchair loan and hire 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…

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When things go wrong

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 COMP 09.22 When things go wrong … Making a complaint about health or social care services When things go wrong, you have the right to raise a concern, comment or make a complaint. You may wish to make a formal complaint about your own treatment or that of a…

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