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

health

Last changed: Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Hospital support services continue

Last changed: Friday 15 May, 2020

Our services that support vulnerable patients aged over-55 when they leave hospital are still running. The free Home from Hospital services in the Bradford district and North Yorkshire ease a patient’s return home, help them to rebuild confidence and independence, and aim to prevent hospital readmission. Home from…
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Come and join our volunteers – lots of exciting roles on offer

Last changed: Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Numerous volunteering opportunities – from helping in the office to supporting people after a stay in hospital – are up for grabs supporting carers and clients in the Bradford district. From making visits to clients at home to helping run social groups for carers, all our volunteers are ‘vital and…
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Retirement on hold for carers – new report

Last changed: Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Carers’ Resource Director Chris Whiley is urging older people who look after a relative or friend to speak out and get vital support, as a new report reveals older carers are putting retirement ‘on hold’. Published today by national charity Carers Trust, ‘Retirement on Hold, Supporting Older Carers’, highlights the…
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We’re backing a campaign to tackle isolation

Last changed: Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Carers’ Resource is proud to be backing the Harrogate Advertiser’s Ending Loneliness campaign. The Harrogate weekly paper’s new campaign reflects the work we do right across the board to help ensure carers, their families, and vulnerable people are given the support they need to have a good quality of life.
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Inadequate housing impacts on carers’ health – new report

Last changed: Thursday 18 August, 2016

A new report reveals carers’ and their families’ health could be affected by unsuitable housing. Caring Homes examines the impact of inaccessible housing on carers and their loved ones in the UK. Carers and families need greater choice and flexibility of housing, says report It draws together…
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Call for views on health of nursing home residents

Last changed: Wednesday 14 October, 2015

If you have a family member who is living in a nursing home, you may be interested in taking part in a special focus group about residents’ health. Researchers at the University of Bradford’s School of Dementia Studies are looking for people to share their views as part of the…
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Carers urged to fight flu – put yourself first

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

We are urging the thousands of carers across the region who look after someone who is elderly, ill or disabled, to get their free flu jab – NOW! Carers are being encouraged to contact their GP surgery or local pharmacy to find out about the vital vaccination. Our Director Anne…
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‘Carers are neglecting their own health’ – survey reveals

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

One in seven carers in Yorkshire neglects their own health due to their caring responsibilities and constraints, according to a new report. The survey was carried out by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and involved more than 6,200 carers in Yorkshire. It found that less than 40…
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