What’s on in York this weekend? Resident’s festival and our Family Fun Day

This weekend Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 it is the Resident’s Festival in York. This annual event is a great opportunity for those who live in York to access and enjoy many of the city’s attractions for free, and take advantage of discounts at many restaurants and cafes. All you need is a valid York […]

One Day Any Day: Any day in the life of a young carer

If you have ever wondered what life for a young carer is like, now is your chance to get an idea by watching this film created by young carers from the Young Carers revolution. Young Carers Revolution (YCR) is a campaign group creating opportunities for young carers to have influence over things that effect their […]

Men’s Group at The Hut

The Hut York is a safe space for people with enduring mental health issues and/or learning disabilities to learn, socialise and develop new skills. It is based in the Clarence Garden buildings on Wigginton Road, just opposite York Hospital. On Wednesday afternoons, 3 to 4pm, they run a Men’s Group; open to all men searching for a welcoming […]

Turtle Song Project – for those with dementia or memory problems and their carers

Turtle Song – An English Touring Opera, Royal College of Music and Turtle Key Arts collaboration. In partnership with York University Music Department. Turtle Song is an opportunity to compose and sing your own songs with professional musicians. It is for people with memory problems and all forms of dementia and for their companions (husbands/wives/carers). The […]

Minds in Motion at the Carers Hubs in January 2017

Minds in Motion is an award winning community group run by students at the University of York and Hull York Medical School to help support people with dementia and their carers.  They have recently been part of a project helping people with their Life Stories, called Connecting Lives, and will be coming along to the Carers […]

Visitor hour restrictions lifted for dementia patients

From York Press YORK Hospital is supporting a campaign to help patients with dementia who have been admitted to stay. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed up to a national movement called John’s Campaign, to offer flexible visiting hours for patients with dementia. Starting this week, the carers and family of patients with […]

Keen tweeter? Here’s an opportunity to share your views on the NHS

Are you a carer with a great point of view on the NHS or are an active tweeter? Each week a new patient or member has the opportunity to curate the recently set up  @NHS Twitter account and share their NHS story. This is a great opportunity for a carer to share their views of life and […]

New BipolarUK support group in York

BipolarUK have set up a new monthly support group for anyone affected by bipolar, including family, friends and carers. The York group will meet at St. Bede’s Pastoral centre, 21 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ.   The support groups are free and normally the fourth Tuesday of the month, 6.15 to 8.15pm, though the first […]

Fancy a trip to the panto?

Oh no we didn’t! Oh yes we did! It is the return of our ever popular pantomime trip. This year it is Cinderella at the fully refurbished York Theatre Royal; written, directed by and starring York’s famous Berwick Kaler. We will be going on Tuesday 17 January 2017 at 7.30 pm. This is always a […]

Special Meeting For Carers on Crisis Care tonight (23 November) at Sycamore House (Clarence St) 7 to 8.30pm

At our carers’ group meeting last Wednesday a number of points were made by members about accessing the local crisis service. TEWV are keen to follow these up quickly and have arranged this special meeting for carers with Neil McAdam who manages the local crisis service, to discuss how improvements can be made to the […]

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