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Care Trust social workers nominated for top national awards

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust social workers Kelly Bentley-Simon and James Hussain have been shortlisted in the prestigious Social Worker of the Year Awards 2023, in recognition of their extraordinary practice. Kelly Bentley-Simon has been selected as a finalist in the Newly Qualified Children’s Social Worker of the Year 2023 award category and James […]

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Care Trust welcomes clinical leader to Trust Board

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Sally Napper as non-executive director (NED) to its Trust Board. A registered nurse, Sally brings considerable senior level clinical leadership NHS experience to the Trust that provides mental health, community and learning disability services across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. Formerly an associate NED with the organisation, […]

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Care Trust invites local people to Annual Members’ Meeting and staff celebration event

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, people from across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are invited to attend an in-person joint Annual Members’ Meeting and staff celebration event, hosted by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The event will be held on Thursday 21 September from 11.45am to 4.00pm at Kala Sangam, BD1 […]

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Older people benefit from Care Trust’s mental health exercise group

Older people in the community across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven are benefiting from an exercise group to support mental health. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s charity, Better Lives and Skipton Charitable Foundation funded the equipment for the group. The exercise group is a physiotherapy led group for older people diagnosed with mental health […]

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Young person’s art exhibition shines spotlight on mental health

A young person’s art exhibition, on display at a child and adolescent mental health centre provided by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, is having a positive impact on young people’s emotional wellbeing across the district. According to a study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, viewing art can help reduce stress, combat loneliness […]

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Facing fears with friendly local Dementia care

A Dementia diagnosis can feel difficult and frightening for any family, but support is on hand – and Bradford’s local Dementia Hub aims to put a friendly face forward to help patients and carers overcome their fears and face the future with positivity. “You know there are local services out there to help, but it’s […]

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Local resident backs new name for mental health service that supports thousands of people across the district

MyWellbeing IAPT Service, a free NHS talking therapies service which has helped thousands of people with common mental health conditions across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven has been given a new name. MyWellbeing IAPT Service, a service offered by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, will now be known as Bradford District and Craven Talking […]

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NHS Trust shortlisted for national Helpforce Champions Awards 2023

Catherine Jowitt, Head of Charity and Volunteering at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Trust’s Volunteer to Career Programme have both been shortlisted for the prestigious Helpforce Champions Awards 2023. The awards provide national recognition of the fantastic contribution to volunteering in the health and care sector. They are also a chance to […]

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People across the district to benefit from funds raised during NHS charity golf day

People of the community will benefit from the outcome of the Better Lives, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s charity annual golf day, which raised over £4500. These vital funds are an integral part of the Care Trust’s way to enhance care across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven to support physical and mental health. This […]

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Parents of children and young people waiting for an autism or ADHD assessment are set to benefit from a new series of webpages

Parents of children and young people waiting for an autism or ADHD assessment are set to benefit from a new series of webpages where they can access information about the referral process and various support on offer across the district.  The neurodevelopmental team in CAMHS at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has put together […]

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