How to enjoy a beautiful summers day /

Robert and Caroline, who live in Catholic Care’s Residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds, love the outdoors and especially the local woods at Gledhow valley. They had a lovely morning on a beautiful summers day watching local wildlife and walking amongst the trees, they were both very pleased to be able Read More

Taking advantage of the pause in shielding /

For all those who have been shielding life has been a challenge with no access to the big wide world and none more so that the residents we care for in our residential home for adults with a learning disability in Leeds. Frank and Ann had a lovely morning up at our local park recently. Read More

Fruit for families /

Thanks to funding from the Gubay Fund, our Fruit for Families continues to thrive during the summer holiday period. To date we have delivered fruit to 219 individual families and as you can see they are delighted to receive it. Fruit can be expensive and when money is tight is one of those items left Read More

“Hello” Harrison /

Last Wednesday Carol called in at Harrison to say “hello” to the young people and staff in a socially distanced visit in the garden. One of the young people was very keen to show Carol his garden and they chatted away about the beans, pumpkins, tomatoes and onions that he is growing. The home has Read More

Welcome Rachel /

Welcome Rachel Carol Hill warmly welcomed Rachel Wilkinson on Monday to Catholic Care as the Charity’s newly appointed Head of Children & Family Care. She started her career as an RMN and continued to train as a specialist practitioner who has extensive experience in the areas of trauma, parenting, adverse childhood experiences and attachment, working Read More

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A little treat for Wednesday Lunch Group /

On a very wet morning in Bradford a team of volunteers from the Parish of Mary Mother of God Wednesday Lunch Group set out to bring a little bit of sunshine to the members of the Wednesday Lunch Group. Thanks to funding from Tesco each member of the group was provided with a little essentials Read More

Pen Pal Scheme /

Being connected is fundamental to human existence – we are after all social beings. Those connections we build as we journey through our lives can fragment as we age and as we get older we might find ourselves on our own. Catholic Care’s older people’s groups reach out to communities, encourage people to come together Read More

Brave the Shave /

  If you would like make a donation please click here   So, we’ve now been in this (lockdown) phase For over a hundred days As we are now more free to go out & about I would ask, please, your germs do not tout Although it’s still very real & scary With some of Read More