The service is to provide help and support for carers to have a life of their own along with their caring role. This is done by helping carers to discover opportunities for social and leisure activities as well as training, work and education
The service is based in a central location and supported by GP surgeries, dentists and opticians. The service supports carers’ to lead a life outside their caring role.
What is available?
support for isolated carers
practical carer support
carers’ assessments will identify the support that can be provided
carers information tailored to individual needs and circumstances
carers will be told about services for themselves or the person they care for
carers will be shown how to plan for emergencies
an independent advocacy service to address concerns and allow a carer to find ways to access support
carers’ will be able to share experiences of caring and access breaks, education, training, leisure and employment
a carers personal budget which provides small one-off payments to carers to promote their own health and well-being
supporting professionals and raising carer awareness
a way for carers’ voices to be heard by local decision makers
Who is it for?
Carers of any age who live in or care for someone who lives in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven areas. However young carers are likely to be referred to specific young carers’ services. People who undertake caring as part of their paid employment or their voluntary work for an organisation are not able to access this service.
How do I access this service?
You can access the service in person:
Park View Court
St Paul's Road
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