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Due to the austerity measures, Unique Ways grant income has reduced, therefore, like most charities, we will have to rely on donations to continue helping families of disabled children. “We use the term disability to include physical disability; learning disability and ongoing health conditions. We do not require a formal diagnosis and our support is […]

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New Year, New You?

Happy New Year! New year, new me, isn’t that what we say?  We all make our New Year’s Resolutions, eat healthier, drink less, take more exercise! Most carers I know don’t put their needs first, or even second!  Most of our parents won’t think about how their caring role impacts on them and their own […]

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Coping with Christmas

Coping with Christmas! The 1st of December is here and Christmas is upon us again. It seems that the hype around Christmas starts earlier and earlier every year. The supermarkets started putting Christmas goods on the shelves after the summer holidays this year! Christmas is a stressful time for lots of people for various different […]

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Carers Rights Day 2016

  National Carers Rights Day 2016 – Friday 25th November 2016   Carers, including those who care for disabled children, have specific rights and these are highlighted on Carers Rights Day, which this year falls on Friday 25th November. Being a carer can be a tough job and our members often tell us that they […]

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Strategic Review of Unplanned Care

Calderdale Council Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking people what works well and where improvements could be made when it comes to accessing urgent and emergency care services: • GP surgeries • Walk in centres • A&E departments • Out of hours doctors The CCG needs to hear your views and has a questionnaire which […]

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Lloyds Foundation Grant for Rebrand and Website

We are pleased to announce our recent grant from Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales Amanda Goulding, CEO said: ‘We are thrilled and really excited to receive the grant from Lloyds Bank Foundation. We have our minds firmly set on developing a sustainable future for the organisation and this grant gives us the first […]

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Speech and Language Therapy – Future Plans

Speech and Language Therapy – future plans Download PDF of this here Calderdale Council funds part of the Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service that helps children and young people with speech, language and communication needs to reach their maximum communication potential. Other parts of the service are funded by health commissioners or by schools. We […]

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