Activity Bags for Junior Young Carers /

Liz Senior, Catholic Care’s Young Carers worker, has been busy making activity bags assisted by her daughter Phoebe for our junior Young Carers. Life in lockdown has been particularly challenging for our Young Carers some of whom have parents with long term health conditions. We would love to see their faces when they receive these Read More

What to do on a bank holiday weekend in lockdown? /

This question has no doubt been posed by many households across the country, and was no different for the tenants at Catholic Care’s home for adults with a learning disability in Keighley. Usually they would go for a drive, stop at a café for tea and cake but the restrictions in place now have changed Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week – Spread Kindness /

As we continue to consider our own mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week we would like to share with you Mindwell’s message of “Spreading Kindenss” MindWell kindness theme of the day More from MindWell’s kindness programme for Mental Health Awareness Week – some suggestions for today’s theme: Spread Kindness

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Coronavirus hardship – Story /

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought not only sickness but hardship too and in many different ways. This is Rob’s story: Rob was self employed. He had always provided for his family and was very proud of this and the fact that he had never been in a difficult financial position before. But, all this changed Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week /

Celebrate Kindness   Monday was the start of Mental Health Awareness week. The Mental Health Foundation initially had the theme “Sleep” for this year but then changed it to “Kindness” to reflect the significance of the coronavirus outbreak. The Mental Health Foundations’ Chief executive Mark Rowland said “Wisdom from every culture across history recognises that Read More

First Virtual Teddy Bear’s Picnic /

Today the Catholic Care Keighley Stay and Play Groups launched their first virtual Stay and Play session! Rachel was based in her living room, balloons and teddies at the ready. The group of 14 families enjoyed a teddy bears picnic, story time and nursery rhymes! See you all next time. For more information about this Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week – Sleep /

Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 18th May to 22nd May 2020. If ever there was a year to look after our mental health then this is it as we enter week 8 of lock down due to the coronavirus pandemic. We often neglect to look after our mind in what Read More

Enjoying the hot weather at Eller Mews /

The tenants at our home for adults with a learning disability in Skipton are really enjoying this lovely hot weather. They are spending time in the back garden, having lunch, kicking a football or just chilling, a real staycation.

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining /

Lucy Irvin works for Catholic Care in the charity’s work supporting refugees and asylum seekers but when the coronavirus struck Lucy’s work dried up. Lucy has a heart of gold and still wanted to help people in need and she has really found her niche. Lucy now offers additional support to one of our homes Read More