Open Days

We are always very keen to hear from and involve clients, friends and family members with our service. We will be running a couple of open days when you can visit us in the office, ask any questions about care needs, seek advice or guidance, discuss mobility and equipment available, meet other people with similar circumstances, attend a training course and share ideas for improving the service  etc.

We will publish dates of these in the quarterly newsletter and here on the website.

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Parkinson’s Support Group

We are starting up a new support group for people with Parkinson's.  We are working with the local Parkinson's nurse to hold a group meeting once a month.  The first meeting will be held at the Carers and Companions on Thursday 14th June 2018 at 2:00 -...

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How To Survive a Heart Attack When Alone

How To Survive A Heart Attack When Alone Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack without help, the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness....

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Tips to Live Independently at Home

Tips to Live Independently at Home “Everyone can maintain an independent lifestyle in their own home with the correct support, information and equipment to them” Can a carer or other professionals gain access in an emergency? Key safes can be used to gain...

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Recovery Roots

Recovery Roots Recovery Roots is a therapeutic one to one support service for those dealing with issues surrounding addiction from drug or alcohol misuse. They offer support in your own home or at their recovery centre in Ilkley. Recovery Roots can offer...

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The Care Workers Charity

The Care Workers Charity The Care Workers Charity supports the basic welfare of current, former and retired care workers. There are nearly 2 million care workers in the UK, contributing to one of Britain’s largest workforces, and caring for some of the...

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Moving House Planner

Moving House Planner Is a comprehensive downsizing service, focussed on older and vulnerable people. It provides practical and emotional support to take the stress out of moving home or advice and adaptations to help you stay put and make your home fit...

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Medications Ask any care worker what the most stressful part of their job is and they will reply ‘managing people’s medications’. To meet these standards anyone who has support with medication will have a Carers and Companions MAR chart in their house,...

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The Clark Foley Lunch Club for Over 70s

The Clark Foley Lunch Club The Clark Foley lunch club provides a home-cooked lunch with a cup of tea for people over 70.The Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12.15pm. Minibus transport is available from Ilkley and District Community Transport Booking...

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