All Saints’ Friends Together dementia friendly café is welcoming people for conversation, support and fun reminiscence activities. Continue reading “Friends Together – Dementia accessible café”
Age UK Bristol have a scams prevention and support service which aims to increase older people’s confidence to recognise scams and how to avoid them. Continue reading “Scams advice service for over 50s in Bristol”
Hope Programme for Carers begins on 26th July 2022. This is a six week online course which can be completed at any time that is convenient to you. Continue reading “The Hope programme – free online course for carers”
Bristol Dementia Action Alliance have released the next dates and locations for their Young Onset Dementia group walks.
A Celebration of Black British Poetry is taking place at the Arnolfini on 23rd June 2022.
Friends of Carers Support Centre will have stalls at the Vassall Centre’s Summer Fayre coming up on the 2nd July.
Thank you to everyone who got involved in Carers Week. Although Carers Week is over for another year, it is important to remember that we are still here to support carers of all ages in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Continue reading “Carers Week 2022 summary”
Short Breaks are activities for disabled children and young people and their families. Bristol City Council are actively starting to recommission the Short Breaks they offer. Continue reading “Survey – Short Breaks for children with disabilities”
Issue #89 of Carers News is now available for download.
Continue reading “Carers News Summer 2022 out now”
Carers Week is coming up on the 8th June and the theme this year is “make caring visible, valued and supported”.Continue reading “Come to our Carers Week open meeting!”
The House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee has launched a major inquiry called “Lifting the veil: Removing the invisibility of adult social care”.
Susy Giullari, our Carers Policy, Engagement & Involvement Lead will be collecting responses from carers. She will be submitting this evidence to parliament.
Continue reading “Government inquiry – share your caring experiences”
Art Together is an art therapy group at Redcatch Community Garden. The group is for over 55s who are living with dementia and have become isolated or have lost confidence due to the pandemic. Carers can attend and take part with the person they care for.Continue reading “Art Together – art therapy group for people living with dementia”
Avon Wildlife Trust are running free Wellbeing with Nature courses across Bristol. Take part in walks and craft activities, discover local wildlife and learn self-care techniques including nature-based mindfulness.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Glos (BNSSG) Parent Carer Forums are hosting an online event for parent carers in these areas who have a child (aged 0-18) currently waiting for an autism assessment. The session will focus on signs, symptoms, support and strategies.
Continue reading “New online autism course for parent carers”
If you are a carer for someone with dementia and would like to talk to another carer who has experienced a similar caring situation, our new dementia mentoring service can help.
Issue #88 of Carers News is now available for download.
Bristol City Council’s first liveable neighbourhood pilot is in east Bristol. They would like everyone who lives, works, visits or travels through the area to share their views.
Get Online is a drop-in service run by North Bristol Advice Centre for people to develop their digital skills and get more confident online. Continue reading “Get Online drop-in sessions have reopened”
Bristol City Council and Murmuration Community Therapy are looking for people who can share their experience as a parent or carer of a child or young person with SEND in Bristol.