Tag: Carers Leeds

Unpaid Carers urged to get vital Covid-19 vaccination

The NHS in Leeds is urging people aged 16 and over who provide vital unpaid care and support for others to come forward for their vaccination. Unpaid Carers of elderly or disabled people are included in priority group 6, as recommended by the Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisations. However,

New activities for carers, young people and families in Cottingley

Four new groups are starting up activity and support sessions at  Cottingley Community Centre Firstly, a new Carers group is starting, particularly aimed at people who are caring for people still awaiting a diagnosis. For example a diagnosis that someone is on the autism spectrum can take two years. This

BIEWA celebrates International Day of Older People

Belle Isle Elderly Winter Aid (BIEWA) celebrated the International Day of Older People on Wednesday (5 October 2016). Four organisations were invited to have stalls at the event: Age UK – Digital Angels – Morag Wright; Citizen’s Advice Service – Victoria Elmsley; Women’s Health Matters – Sally Blyth and Carers