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

Enjoying Easter in Lockdown /

The sun shone on Easter Sunday as the tenants at Crownest Lane searched high and low for Easter eggs and other treats. There were chocolate bunnies, bags of Haribo, lollipops and of course mini Easter eggs hidden all-round the garden at the house, in trees and bushes, on walls and windowsills and on the ground. Read More

Light at the End of the Tunnel /

Light at the End of the Tunnel Here are two drawings from one of our young volunteers. She has been using her time indoors to develop her artistic skills. They give us a sense of hope that there is light ahead.