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Bradford at forefront of new initiative to help carers and loved ones live better lives

Carers across Bradford are among the first in the UK to benefit from a new partnership that embraces community spirit to help them, and the loved ones they look after, to live a better life. Two local charities, Carers' Resource and Age UK Bradford District, have broken new ground by joining forces with an online support network called Rally Round that makes

New boss at helm of carers charity

The new leader of an award-winning Yorkshire charity is calling for greater awareness and recognition of carers within the workplace – and society as a whole. Chris Whiley, director of Carers’ Resource, which offers tailor-made support, information and services to unpaid carers in Craven, Harrogate and Ripon, Bradford, Wharfedale and Airedale,

Charity welcomes new law to support working carers support

A Yorkshire charity which supports carers juggling a work-life balance today welcomes long-awaited legal reforms which recognise the important role carers play - and their right to support. From today, the new Care Act 2014 comes into force and for the first time adult carers’ needs are on an equal footing with the needs of the adults they look after.  It is particularly important for those who combine their caring responsibilities