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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Last changed: Monday 18 January, 2021

Carers Progress: free 6-week online course

Last changed: Thursday 14 January, 2021

Our employment team, who are carrying on where our CReate project left off, are running a 6-week online course around wellbeing and work. The course focusses on building confidence, planning goals, job search and handling caring and working at the same time. The course runs weekly from Wednesday 24…
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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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Christmas and New Year Opening

Last changed: Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Carers’ Resource offices will be closed on Thursday 24 December and also on the bank holidays (Friday 25 December, Monday 28 December and Friday 1 January). Our offices will be open as normal on other days. Normal for the pandemic anyway!…
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Carers Rights Day radio broadcast

Last changed: Monday 7 December, 2020

If you missed our BCB radio broadcast for Carers Rights Day, presented by Nafees Nazir and Carol Devine, you can catch it on BCB’s listen again service. The broadcast starts at about 17 minutes after some gentle exercises for older people. https://podcast.canstream.co.uk/bcb/index.php?id=55506…
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Choices Issue 113 – December 2020 out now!

Last changed: Tuesday 12 January, 2021

In this issue: 25 years and a pandemicIndividual Service FundsCarers Allowance …and much more! Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues. Choices 113 December 2020Download Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.
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Carers Trust Survey shows struggle of carers

Last changed: Wednesday 25 November, 2020

The results released this week of a survey carried out by Carers Trust highlight just how much carers can struggle to get support and with their finances. The results are available from the Carers Trust website but here are some of the headline figures: Only a tiny fraction (12%)…
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