It's Halloween Party time - will you be ghosting us or coming along?! Cura-Care are throwing an amazing Halloween Party at Armthorpe Community Centre on 31st October 2021. Will you be coming along for some spooky fun?There will be some fun games & stalls with Halloween prizes, Apple Bobbing, Pass the Parcel and some amazing music with DJ Jay!Of course no Halloween party is complete without a fancy dress contest so grab your blood stained bandages, your vampire teeth and your Ghoulish friends and join in.Tickets are available on Eventbrite and numbers are limited so be sure to grab yours while we still have some availability!Follow us on Facebook to see the pics!
The thoughts and magical mind behind the ADHBee Comic Strip. The creator of the ADHBee works at Cura-Care, and often finds herself inadvertently sharing her personal knowledge and understanding of ADHD with our clients, staff team and parents.Her own life is an amazing blend of adventure and activity mixed with the occasional challenges that come with having a diagnosed disability.Diagnosed as an adult, she is aware of all the misunderstandings and misconceptions of people with this condition, and she wants to set the record straight! She wants people with ADHD to be empowered and understood.So, we introduce the ADHBee comic strip, providing monthly snippets of insight into what it feels like to live with ADHD. And what a perfect time to introduce the ADHBee than ADHD awareness month October 2021!Do you identify with the Bee? Or does your child display some of the traits of ADHD. Visit our Facebook page and follow us to catch the monthly comic strip!
The School holidays are coming! Are you ready? The Cura-Care team are getting ready to spend the summer holidays with your child. Do you know your session times and dates? Are you away on holidays and need to cancel? Call our office between 9.30am and 10.30am each weekday and speak with Mary, Kath or Jackie about the rota and session times! Being prepared means that we can avoid confusion and missed sessions! There are lots of events and activities happening in the local area, so if you have any specific activities in mind for your child, let your support worker know and get booking!
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a lifelong condition that affects people’s ability to focus. Memory issues, impulsiveness and difficulty controlling emotions are also common aspects of ADHD. When people think of ADHD they often think of ‘misbehaving’ or ‘distracted’ young boys in school – when in reality, it affects both men and women throughout their lives. There are many resources available to young students suffering from ADHD but there often isn’t much support for adults living with it as they enter the workforce. Adults with ADHD symptoms can really struggle at work especially with maintaining productivity, timekeeping and remembering important information as just a few examples. On the flipside some individuals can hyperfocus on particular tasks to the exclusion of all others, often to the point of forgetting to eat or drink. This can be fantastic for projects but terrible for self-care and can leave people feeling burn-out. All of these aspects can lead to ADHD sufferers really struggling at work. This can cause a lot of anxiety and stress - with performance reviews becoming dreaded occasions. Conversations [...]