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

News

Nominations for Carer of the Year

Last changed: Tuesday 24 April, 2018

All unpaid carers deserve an award – so why don’t you nominate the carer in your life for Pulse 1’s Carer of the Year accolade? Follow the link and complete the form by midnight on 1 May to put forward someone in #Bradford, Kirklees or Calderdale. Link: Carer of…
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Free talk: Who Cares For Who?

Last changed: Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Who Cares For Who? This FREE talk on Weds in #Bradford will challenge perceptions of caring and will feature two unpaid carers’ very different firsthand experiences. Get your FREE ticket via the link. Link: Who cares for who?…
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Concert this Saturday at Silsden

Last changed: Thursday 19 April, 2018

LAST CHANCE… Steeton Male Voice Choir and the Cobbydale Singers are in concert in aid of Carers’ Resource on Saturday at 7.30pm in Silsden Methodist Church. Buy your tickets for only £8 from our office in Shipley or via this website: https://buff.ly/2pQq2JG.
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Upcoming Forums

Last changed: Thursday 19 April, 2018

Anyone know the plural of forum? Forums? Forii? Fora? Whatever it is, we’ve got some coming up at each of our offices. Come to have your say on carer issues, discuss plans for Carers Week, and hear about how we can work together to help create a national kitemark for…
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MP seeks greater carer recognition

Last changed: Thursday 12 April, 2018

MP Judith Cummins has pledged to push the Government to give more recognition to unpaid carers. The Bradford South MP visited Carers’ Resource Shipley office after backing the charity’s plea for the Government to reverse its decision not to update the 2008 national Carers Strategy. The Government said late last…
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Dementia care study

Last changed: Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Are you a carer who makes decisions on behalf of someone living with who can no longer make decisions on their own? If so, you are invited to take part in a University of Leeds study that could inform the support and information that carers receive. Find out…
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Our first radio show on BCB!

Last changed: Thursday 5 April, 2018

Our BCB Radio group run by carers, for carers has been meeting over the past couple of months learning how to put programmes together. The first show went out last weekend! Well done to all involved. You can listen here: http://podcasts.canstream.co.uk/bcb/index.php?id=39368 If you want to get involved, email…
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Skills for Care consultation

Last changed: Thursday 5 April, 2018

Inform the future of care and support for older people by sharing your views with charity Skills for Care. To take part in consultations, complete this online survey by 10am on 9 April: . Link: Facing the facts, shaping the future – Adult social care workforce consultation – Department…
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Free eye tests for carers

Last changed: Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Do you care for someone who is unable to get out for appointments? If so, you and the person you care for are entitled to free eye tests at home. Only 1/3 people take up this offer so do make use of this opportunity by calling 0800 6524948 or visit…
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Unpaid carers tell Work and Pensions Secretary of their concerns

Last changed: Thursday 29 March, 2018

The Work and Pensions Secretary was in Shipley today to meet unpaid carers, who told her how they have struggled to juggle their caring role and a job. Esther McVey and Shipley MP Philip Davies visited charity Carers’ Resource, which supports about 16,000 unpaid carers in the Bradford district, Harrogate…
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