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

older carers

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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Rising number of older carers – report reveals

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The number of people in their 80s or older who are relied on as carers has rocketed in the last seven years, according to a new report. Age UK says one in seven of the “oldest old” – an estimated 417,000 people in all – now provides some sort…
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