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


Last changed: Friday 17 September, 2021

Vaccine information for carers

Last changed: Thursday 4 March, 2021

As we reported, unpaid carers are among the groups that should be being prioritised for receipt of the Covid-19 vaccine. Here we give extra detail on this, answer some questions and explain how to get your name put on the list of those who will receive a vaccination.

Let your GP know that you are a carer

Last changed: Monday 15 February, 2021

According to a recent Carers UK study, 4.5 million people have taken on a caring responsibility as a result of Covid-19. The government’s expert committee – the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JVCI) – revised its recommendations on 30 December to include unpaid carers. It recommends unpaid carers who are…

Covid-19 advice and information in Bradford District

Last changed: Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Covid-19 infection rates in Bradford District are still very high, despite the current restrictions. To see the current level of Covid-19 infection in your postcode area you can use this Government website. CABAD (Community Action Bradford and District) in conjunction with Bradford Council have produced a booklet of…

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…

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…

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.

Covid-19 testing available for carers and those they live with

Last changed: Wednesday 13 May, 2020

On the 6 May 2020, unpaid carers were added to the list of essential workers prioritised for Covid-19 testing in England. This means that if you or the person you care for develop symptoms that could be caused by coronavirus you now can request to be tested.  Note that the…

Avoid Covid-19 scams

Last changed: Thursday 11 June, 2020

Unfortunately some people are trying to take advantage of others during this difficult time. Check out this @MoneySavingExpert article so you can protect yourself by being aware of some of the most “popular” scams doing the rounds. Link: WARNING. 15+ coronavirus scams to watch out for and how to…

Plan B for carers

Last changed: Thursday 9 April, 2020
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Having a back up plan for what to do when a situation changes can be helpful for anyone in any walk of life at any time. For carers faced with the uncertainties and risks of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic it can be crucial. Having a plan of what you’ll do…