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.
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.
University of Bristol is seeking people diagnosed less than four years ago, to explore the need for post-diagnostic support. What works for people living with dementia, and their ideas for improvement.
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”→
Everyone at Carers Support Centre sends out thanks and best wishes to all our volunteers, who continue to support carers and those they care for. We are so grateful; the difference you make to others is invaluable and we celebrate you on this special day!
NHS England have developed a series of free online courses for carers, in conjunction with carers, health professionals and researchers from Coventry University. They have been piloting the courses across parts of the UK and over 16,000 carers have accessed the courses to date.
South Gloucestershire AWP are looking to recruit more carers into their Strategic Carer Experts by Experience Group, with a particular focus on recruiting carers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and other protected characteristics. Please download the information sheet below for more details.
Gympanzees are a charity who offer play, exercise and fun to children and adults with any disability. They are building a leisure centre that will include a café’, sensory rooms, gym, music room, swings, trampolines, studios and therapy rooms.
In 2019 the NHS Long Term Plan, building on work since 2015, set out a commitment on improving care and avoiding unnecessary admissions to inpatient settings for children and young people with a learning disability and autistic children and young people.