Unique Ways - Supporting families with disabled children

Covid-19 and the latest lockdown 3 measures

Our latest letter to our members during lockdown 3.  This can also be downloaded here.   20th January 2021 Dear Parent Carer Member, As we all know, the current situation is developing rapidly.  In Calderdale, we were successful in lowering the rate of infection from where it was in the summer, which means at present, […]

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Join the Unique Ways Team!

Are you a dedicated, resilient, caring and supportive person? Would you like to become part of the Unique Ways family? Below are our currently open vacancies for positions as part of the team, based at Unique Ways HQ in Halifax, West Yorkshire.   3x Practitioner Roles £ Competitive Salary (15- 20 hours per week Term […]

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Carers Rights Day 2020

Carers Rights Day 2020 – Thursday 26 November The theme for Carers Rights Day 2020 is ‘Know Your Rights’ Unique Ways are supporting Carers Rights Day 2020 in partnership with Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice by taking part in a webinar on Carers Rights Day this Thursday 26th November.   The recording of the webinar can […]

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Unique Ways - Supporting families with disabled children

AGM 2020

On Thursday 19th November we will be hosting our first ever Zoom AGM.  Below you will find the paperwork in advance of the meeting.   Running Order – AGM Attendees Draft minutes of AGM 07112019 Unique Ways Accounts 31 March 2020

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Carers Rights Day 2019

Carers, including those who care for disabled children, have specific rights and these are highlighted on Carers Rights Day, which this year falls on Thursday 21st November. Being a carer can be a tough job and our members often tell us that they feel that trying to get the help they need is a constant […]

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This is Liz’s Story

At our Annual General Meeting we heard about the human aspect of the work we do at Unique Ways.  This is Liz’s story. I’m a parent to a seven-year-old girl who struggles emotionally and has violent challenging behaviour.  She’s really sensory, mouths everything, very touchy feely, has many meltdowns and often attacks me as a […]

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Carers Week 2019

Caring for Carers Local charity, Unique Ways who support families with disabled children or children who have additional needs, are organising a full programme of activities for parent carers during Carers Week (10th – 14th June). The week kicks off with a ‘Bake your own Afternoon Tea’ at Heath Training Centre where Carers can bake […]

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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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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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