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Young Carers Awareness Week 8th – 14th June 2020 /

We would like to give a shout out to all our amazing young carers. Life in lockdown is challenging, but more so for many of our young carers who have parents and siblings with long term health conditions. Unfortunately, due to Corona Virus we are not able to get together and enjoy our normal events Read More

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Volunteer Week 2020 /

  In June each year we are reminded of all the good that is undertaken by our Volunteers at Catholic Care. So, during Volunteer week it is a time to celebrate and recognise the contributions made by our volunteers. After reflecting this year, we feel it is appropriate to say a huge Thank You to Read More

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