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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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Make a Difference!!

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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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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