Tag: carers

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,

Young carers enjoy a Build-A-Bear treat

Children from Barnardo’s Willow young carers had the chance to make their very own festive furry friend and enjoy an evening of pre-Christmas cheer last Monday (13 November 2017), thanks to the Build-A-Bear Workshop store at White Rose Shopping Centre. The group of 20 young carers, aged six to twelve,

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

Top Tips for Caring for Someone with Dementia

Living with dementia is incredibly difficult for those who are affected by it and also for their family and friends. As the person’s mental capabilities begin to decline, they can feel scared and vulnerable and may require increased levels of help and support. There are a number of things that