People with a learning disability are at higher risk of poor outcomes from COVID-19 and are now being offered a vaccination to protect them from its effects.Continue reading “Learning disability mass vaccination clinics starting March 8th”
If you are a carer in receipt of carer’s allowance you are eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccination on the NHS website.Continue reading “Do you receive Carer’s Allowance? Book your COVID-19 vaccination today”
The University of Bath are hosting an online event with discussions and presentations on healthy later living and COVID-19 in Bristol (9th March) and South Glos (10th March).Continue reading “Healthy later living & COVID-19”
To support disabled people in South Gloucestershire to make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccinations, South Gloucestershire Council, Healthwatch South Gloucestershire, and South Gloucestershire Disability Equality Network are organising an event with local representatives from the NHS and Public Health to provide guidance and answer questions you have about the vaccine.Continue reading “South Gloucestershire COVID-19 vaccine & disability”
Please note that this training is not provided by the Carers Support Centre.Continue reading “Free training for carers of people with learning disabilities”
The Bristol Palliative and End of Life Care Patient and Public (PPI) Advisory Panel offers a great way to have your say in how palliative and end of life care research is done.Continue reading “University of Bristol Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group needs your help!”
The government has launched a public survey as part of developing a National Strategy for Disabled People.Continue reading “National strategy for disabled people survey launched”
Come along to meet other carers of people with learning disabilities and autism to have a break, a chat and share tips!
Tell Bristol City Council what you think about proposed changes to Council Tax as part of their annual budget setting for the next financial year.
Centre for Academic Primary Care is looking for members of the public with experience as a patient or as a carer, in the past 24 months, of any of the following services:
Independent Mental Health Network (IMHN) is running five focus groups in December that each look at a different element of the NHS’ Community Mental Health Framework.
Healthwatch would like to invite you to be involved in a project aimed at supporting dementia carers.
The Vfrac research study is planning on producing a checklist for use in primary care to identify older women with back pain due to un-diagnosed broken bones in the back.
Bookings for Carers Rights Day 2020 are open!
This online survey is part of a research study at the University of Bristol about transport and air quality in the area around Upper Maudlin Street and Marlborough Street, Bristol and is an opportunity for carers to feed in your views on how local clean air proposals can ensure that transport options are accessible for carers and disabled people.
Open to all residents, the COVID-19 Bristol survey will help Bristol City Council to understand the challenges people are facing and what actions might be needed to help prevent further spread of the virus.
Carer representatives listen to the views of other carers and make sure that they are heard. This includes speaking out for other carers at meetings and events and feeding in to local strategies.