Government inquiry – share your caring experiences

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.
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Art Together – art therapy group for people living with dementia

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.

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University of Bristol – Living with dementia for a post-diagnosis support study

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.

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New online autism course for parent carers

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.
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South Gloucestershire AWP – Carer Strategic Group Opportunity

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.

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Multi Agency Admission Avoidance Framework Survey

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.

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