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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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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MPs support our call for more carer recognition

Last changed: Thursday 22 March, 2018

Conservative MP Philip Davies and Labour MPs Judith Cummins MP Imran Hussain MP and John Grogan MP for Keighley & Ilkley back our call for more recognition for unpaid carers in this The Telegraph & Argus article by the ever-supportive Emma Clayton. . This important petition is mentioned https://buff.ly/2pqXcPc –…
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NYCC home-to-school transport

Last changed: Thursday 22 March, 2018

We are encouraging to have their say over potential changes to North Yorkshire County Council’s policy for home-to-school transport. This specifically affects children with special educational needs or disabilities and their families. See the link for info. Deadline: April 2 Link: Home to school transport including children…
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Pay-as-you-feel concert

Last changed: Wednesday 14 March, 2018

A pay-as-you-feel concert next month will raise funds for us! There will be a mix of styles, voices and instruments so there’ll be something for everyone. Just turn up on the day – Sun 29 Apr, 2.30pm, St Andrew’s Church, Skipton. Thanks to carer Sally Goodman for organising it! See…
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Study shows carers aren’t getting enough support

Last changed: Wednesday 14 March, 2018

A new study – links to the full article – finds “carers aren’t getting enough government support”. We know this is nothing new. Please sign this petition which calls on the Government to set out how they could do more for carers in a new Carers Strategy: http://bit.ly/2EyAw6T. Link:…
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NHS medication consultation

Last changed: Wednesday 14 March, 2018

NHS England is consulting the public on reducing over-the-counter prescription medicines. Carers in any area can share their views online through this link: . Please note the consultation will close on Wednesday 14th March. Link: Introduction – NHS England – Citizen Space…
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