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 […]

Accessible Arts and Media launch new after school singing and music club

Accessible Arts and Media invite you to come along and try our inclusive music and singing club for 5 to 10 year olds. The IMPs (Inclusive Music Project) runs on Monday nights from 4.30 to 5.30pm (snacks/pack-up tea from 4pm) at Burton Stone Community Centre. We learn to sing and sign fun pop songs and play with musical instruments. You don’t need any experience and we support everyone to […]

New vacancy – Carer Support Worker 27.5 hours

We are seeking to recruit a Carer Support Worker to identify vulnerable carers throughout the York area, providing 1:1 support and access to a range of information, advice and activities that help maintain and improve carer health and wellbeing. Job Title:                    Carer Support Worker Hours:                        27.5 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks).  Some […]

Please vote for our project!

We have entered the Aviva Community Fund to raise money for our New Earswick Carers Hub who would like to share their experience through creating a film about their group, how it was set up and what they have gained. They hope to raise awareness and inspire other carers. The project would empower them to tell […]

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