Callington Road bus petition

An online petition to ask for support for First Direct Bus to re-instate a bus service to Callington Road Hospital in Bristol has been launched. Currently, many carers and service users have to battle traffic to get to and from the hospital, or face a lengthy walk depending on disability from the nearest bus stops on Wells/Bath Roads.

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Have your say about community plan self-review forms

Bristol City Council has developed a new self-review form for community care assessments. They have offered to attend a meeting for carers to feed into the development of this form. It’s important that carers feed into the development of the self-review process as it is likely to have an impact on carers.

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Have attitudes to dementia changed in the last few years?

Dementia Health Integration Team and University of the West of England are trying to find out how attitudes to dementia may have changed over the last few years, with a new Attitudes to Dementia survey.

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Further Consultation on Talking Therapies Services

Earlier in the year, we were contacted by Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) about their consultation on Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

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Early Help Engagement Event

South Gloucestershire Council is reviewing how they collectively provide early co-ordinated and effective information, advice, help and support for children, young people and families. They know that providing this at the right time and in the right way can have a significant positive and sustainable impact for families.

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