Making Memories /

Sandra from Dementia Friendly Keighley and Helen from Catholic Care’s Embrace project continue to visit Keighley’s schools talking about older people and making memories with them. Last week they did a joint dementia friends session with 16 children from St Joseph’s Primary School which included Mini Vinnie’s and School Council. It was a fun and Read More

Congratulations to Harrison Crescent /

On 15 November 2018 our Leeds Children’s Home was inspected by the Food & Hygiene Team to ensure the home had met the requirements of the food hygiene law. The inspection looked at: How hygienically the food is handled How food is documented and managed safely Congratulations to the Home who achieved a Food Hygiene Read More

1 Year Old /

Catholic Care’s Stay and Play Group at Keighley Catholic Centre is celebrating its first year anniversary! The group takes place on a Wednesday morning (during term time) and it’s a wonderful, friendly and vibrant group for children, parents and carers. Throughout the year there have been special events such as the teddy bears picnic and Read More

What a Busy October! /

The residents from the House of Light, Catholic Care’s Residential Home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds have been enjoying life to the full this October. After the day out at the Royal Armouries it was off to the Bradford Media Museum, accompanied by 3 volunteers. The residents started the day there having Read More

A Day out at the Royal Armouries /

The residents from the House of Light, Catholic Care’s Residential Home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds visited the Royal Armouries in October. They spent many hours there looking at the various displays and re-enactments of sword fighting and medieval combat. Frank asked if he could take the war mace home with him!! Read More

More Birthday Celebrations at Friday Friends /

Last Friday was party time again at Friday Friends in Huddersfield. John, one of our volunteers celebrated his 70th birthday with us. He still served the drinks and the food even though it was his special day! He won the bingo too! Definitely his lucky day! John did however have to share his special day Read More

Becoming Dementia Friendly /

Catholic Care began its journey to becoming Dementia Friendly in 2016 and continues to work towards this goal. We have two trained Dementia Friends Champions, Rachel and Helen, and have run a number of Dementia Friends Information Sessions for both our staff and members of parishes within the Diocese. Our latest two sessions took place Read More

Visit to the Piece Hall, Halifax /

On a windy and cool September morning, nine members of the Friendship Group that meets at Wheeler Hall, along with two volunteers and one staff member, met at Leeds Railway Station to set out on our trip to the Piece Hall in Halifax. A number of our members had not been on a train for Read More