University of Bristol – Invitation to advisory group for family carers

University of Bristol has been funded to run a new project by The National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research, which will run for 18 months (December 2021 to end of May 2023). The aim of the project is to work with 30 families living in England, who support an adult with a learning disability in family homes.

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S. Glos: All Age Learning Disability Strategy Consultation

The strategy sets out South Gloucestershire Council’s vision and priorities for people of any age with a learning disability in South Gloucestershire for the period from April 2022 to March 2027. The strategy is the first All-age learning disability strategy for South Gloucestershire.

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Watch our new short film for carers

Carers Support Centre has made a short film all about caring, to mark Carers Rights Day. Featuring 4 local carers, this film aims to increase carer awareness and reach unidentified carers. In the film, Cheralyn, Tony, Fanuel and Amanda share how they started caring, how they realised what they were doing was caring, and how receiving support improved their lives.

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Independent Living Group Workshops – November 9th

The Independent Living Group (ILG), in partnership with WECIL, Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council and People Plus are running workshops to support individuals considering or already employing a Personal Assistant.

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South Gloucestershire Carers Strategy Focus Group – November 11

South Gloucestershire Council is writing a new strategy for unpaid carers. This strategy is the council’s plan to support you, working alongside partners in health, social care, employment, education and more. The council wants to produce a plan that is accessible and engaging to unpaid carers.

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