On Monday the 7th June the Healthier Together Partnership launched the 12-week public consultation for the changing of stroke services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire to provide the best opportunity to survive and thrive after stroke.Continue reading “Stroke Services Public Consultation”
Bristol City Council is reviewing the care and support services delivered in ECH that are funded by the council’s Adult Social Care budget. The council is looking at what services are delivered and how the council would like to commission (buy) these services in the future.Continue reading “Extra Care Housing Consultation”
The way Extended Hours GP services are delivered is changing. Extended hours are where GP provide pre-bookable and same-day appointments in the evening after 6.30PM and at weekends, although not necessarily at patient’s own practice.Continue reading “Extended hours GP services are changing”
The Hive Avon has created a new support network for parents/carers of people with a learning disability and/or autism. The support network is due to start in July this year and they are looking for parents and carers to join this free group.Continue reading “Support network for parents/carers of people with a LD and/or autism”
Caring for loved ones with special needs is a noble and a challenging role.Continue reading “The Mindful Life – Mindfulness for Carers”
The Spring 2021 edition of the volunteer newsletter is now live.Continue reading “Volunteer Newsletter – Spring 2021”
Autism Independence is leading a project to reach out to families from Black,
Asian and other ethnic communities who have an adult with learning disabilities
and/or autism. We want to find out your stories and experiences of services to
support the person with learning disabilities in your family.
New Bristol City Council programme to help people with learning difficulties or disabilities find secure paid employment.Continue reading “WE WORK for Everyone has launched”
Bristol Parent Carers hosted their first online annual event this week which focused on Bristol’s Local Offer, SEN, EHCP, transitions team, social care, the Autism Hub, and mental health support.Continue reading “Bristol Parent Carers annual event 2021 – Now available”
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: