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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1w ago

Do you want to help improve social care services in North Yorkshire? If so, you could volunteer to become a lay visitor. The role involves you talking to and getting the views of people who are using the same service as you or a relative you #care for. Training, support & expenses are provided. For more info contact Tracy on 07977 412991 or email tracy.hall@keyring.org

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1w ago

Want to know some simple tips and fun techniques to boost your ability to bounce back after life’s challenges? Sometimes we find ourselves in thick mist and can’t see how there could be a way out. Unpaid are invited to our #resilience workshop this Wednesday 4 July, 10am-noon at our office in #Skipton (Ronaldsway House, 36 Brook Street). For more information and to book a place contact the CReate team on 01756 700888 or create@carersresource.org.

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1w ago

Unpaid are invited to our first aid workshop on Thursday 26 July, 10.30am-2.30pm at our offices in #Shipley (Park View Court, St Paul’s Road). Learn key skills to use in a medical emergency such as responding to seizures, strokes, unconsciousness, wounds, head injuries, fractures and allergies. A half an hour lunch break is allocated. For more information and to register your place contact the CReate team on 01274 449 660 or create@carersresource.org

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1M ago

It’s #carersweek and every day this week we’ll be releasing a top tip from Emma Taylor of Dyneley House Surgery, #Skipton, on how to stay healthy and connected. Today’s tip is to keep talking.

Emma says: “Try to socialise and keep in touch with your contacts to avoid becoming isolated. Caring responsibilities can put strains on relationships but coffee with a friend can do wonders for your mental wellbeing.”

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Carers' Resource by Carers' Resource - 1M ago

We recently filmed a day in Elizabeth’s life as she cares for her sister Shirley. It was very moving. Please watch our short video.

A Day in the Life of a Carer - YouTube

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Carers' Resource by Carers' Resource - 1M ago

As part of deciding how services for carers in Bradford District will be prioritised and funded in the future Bradford Council and the local NHS are conducting a survey that they want carers to complete.

It is very important that as many carers as possible feed back to the council about the services they have used, their needs, and what provision for carers they would like to see. It is of course especially important to Carers’ Resource that carers in Bradford District who have used our services and been satisfied with them let the Council know!

If you would rather complete a printed version of this survey please get in touch with us.

Complete the survey by visiting this link (survey opens in a new tab).

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1M ago

Fancy helping unpaid carers by eating cake? You can do just that by hosting a tea party or coffee morning and donating the proceeds to us. Download a Time Out For Tea fundraising pack to get started. https://buff.ly/2xsmQdu It’s got loads of tips on what you could do, and there are invites and leaflets to get the word out about your event. Ready, steady, EAT!

Link: Time Out for Tea | Carers’ Resource

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1M ago

Carers Week is June 11-18 and we’ve got LOADS planned: information stands, relaxation classes, Dementia Friendly training, afternoon teas, craft sessions and more, culminating in a big event with the University of Bradford at which we’ll launch our impact report, highlighting our work with carers in the past year. For full details of all the fun see the link – and make sure you pass it on!

Link: Carers Week: 11-17 June | Carers’ Resource

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Carers' Resource by Simon Johnson - 1M ago

Our Choices newsletter will hit your doormats this week, but if you can’t wait that long you can download it Boring GDPR alert – If you want to carry on receiving Choices and other info from us, please make sure you fill in & return the form on p4 or fill it in at https://buff.ly/2GOfY9G

Link: Choices newsletter | Carers’ Resource

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In this issue:

  • Carers Week is almost here
  • Carer aware kitemark
  • Archbishop of Canterbury praises knitted chicks

…and much more!

Please let us know what you think and suggest content you would like to see in future issues.

Visit the archive of recent Choices issues.

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