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Carers UK photography competition

Carers UK’s second photography competition is now open for entries. Whether you are a keen photographer or just like taking pictures on your mobile, they would love to receive your photos. Supported once again by Specsavers, the competition has two categories which can be interpreted as widely as you wish: • This is caring • […]

Is gardening good for your health?

Carers Trust is one of the beneficiaries of the National Garden Scheme which involves people opening up their beautiful gardens for charities and other good causes. The money raised from the gardens helps to support our work with unpaid carers. One of the key National Garden Scheme events of the year is Gardens and Health […]

Help at the Haxby Carers Hub

Often carers find themselves lonely and isolated, so our Carers Hubs can be a lifeline. On the third Thursday of the month we meet at Costa Coffee in Haxby between 10 and 11.30am. It is a friendly, informal drop in where you can chat, meet other carers and have a cuppa. We are seeking volunteers […]

Stay Healthy and Connected this Carers Week

It is that time of year again when organisations across the UK get behind the national campaign Carers Week, to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers. Here’s what we have planned for the week: Monday 11 June Andrew Davies will be at the Acomb Carers Hub providing benefits […]

Data protection and your information

The new laws around data protection (General Data Protection Regulations 2018) come into effect on Friday 25 May. We have updated our Data Protection Statement and Policy inline with this, and details on how and why we collect your information can be found on our data protection page

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is out now. You can download for free at their website www.motability.co.uk/news-views-and-events/rough-guide-to-accessible-britain/ and it features some nearby locations such as the National Railway Museum, Burton Agnes (who are also on our discount scheme).

Congratulations York Neighbours!

York Neighbours are the most recent employer to achieve our Carer Friendly status. They have adopted simple policies and procedures to make it easier for employers who might be juggling work and caring responsibilities. If you think this is something your employer should do then please contact Emma Keef on 01904 715490 or emma.keef@yorkcarerscentre.co.uk who […]

May Bank Holiday

We will not be open on Monday 7 or Monday 28 May. We will not be checking our answer machine or emails on these days. If you need urgent help when we are closed please contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01609 780780. Thank you.

Do you care for someone with an eating disorder?

Collaborative Caring Workshop from The Retreat York An intensive 2-day workshop for carers of people with an eating disorder.  The workshop uses Collaborative Caring to provide skills-based learning on how to best support a loved one with an eating disorder. Date 12 and 13 May 2018 9.30AM to 4.30PM Objectives  To gain a basic understanding […]

iMuse

Come along and try iMUSE at Glen Lodge starting in May! This is a new group from Accessible arts and media for those living with dementia and their carers. Pop in to the open day at Glen Lodge on Thursday 3 May to see iMUSE, try it out and discuss with our facilitators – any […]

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