South Gloucestershire Community Learning and Skills Service are running a free five-week course starting on the 24th September 2020 for adults aged 19+.
This Saturday, you can go along to the London Virtual Carer’s Festival, run by LondonADASS. The festival celebrates the role of carers. Last year was a success and so this year, the festival will be held online via Zoom. Continue reading “Online carers festival this Saturday”
Calling on all unpaid carers to take a survey on what support you need in your caring role! Continue reading “Calling all unpaid adult carers! Fill in Carers Trust’s survey”
New Thornbury training courses start next week, on 21/09/2020.
The training courses are for individuals who are struggling with their mental health and would benefit from making connections in their local community, and those who do not hold at least a level 2 qualification. Continue reading “Free Thornbury training courses”
Bookings for the next Bristol Carers Online Open Meeting are now live!
Bristol Mind and The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living are offering telephone support to people shielding from the coronavirus in Bristol. Continue reading “Telephone support for Bristol shielders”
BNSSG CCG is hosting a listening event to improve our collective understanding of the communication needs and online barriers faced by some of the seldom heard communities that we serve.
Since the coronavirus, many carers are struggling. However, we recognise the particular challenges for those who are looking after someone with dementia through coronavirus. Continue reading “Dementia carers – coronavirus local support”
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic you must continue to see your GP for health concerns, both for yourself and the person you care for. And be sure to go into hospital in the event of a health emergency, as you would normally. Continue reading “Get health issues checked out”
What are your experiences of accessing and using healthcare services during lockdown and the coronavirus, as a Black, Asian or minority ethic person? Continue reading “Your views on healthcare during coronavirus: Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities”
Do you care deeply about local health and care services? Could you help influence them for the better? Sirona care & health are looking for people to join their members group. Continue reading “Have your say: Join Sirona care & health members group”
We are delighted to announce that we are now recruiting for volunteers once again and we need your support!
The Dysphagia Guide is a e-learning resource that provides free dysphagia training for anyone in the UK, including family carers. Continue reading “Free dysphagia e-learning training now live”
Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline on 30 June 2021. Continue reading “One year left to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme”
Carers Trust has conducted a survey of young carers (aged 12 to 17) and young adult carers (aged 18 to 25) in the UK to find out how they have been impacted by coronavirus. Continue reading “The impact of coronavirus on young carers”
The Care Forum are working with Macmillan Cancer Support to improve support for people living with cancer in South Bristol. Have you been a cancer carer in the past 8 years? Continue reading “Have you been affected by cancer? South Bristol consultation”
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG) are hosting event next week called “Listening event for Older People: Your views on healthcare during coronavirus.”
Date & time: 14th July at 11.00 am – 12.30 pm
The event is for people aged 55 and over to find out your views on how healthcare has changed during the pandemic. It is important to make sure that carers’ views are included in this discussion.
You can book a place by clicking here.
The death of George Floyd on 25th May in Minneapolis has shocked and appalled people around the world. The Black Lives Matter campaign has rightly triggered organisations locally and nationally to examine how they are able to support people of colour in their own community. Continue reading “Statement from Carers Support Centre in support of Black Lives Matter”
Carers UK are running an online virtual conference on Wednesday 21 October 2020.
“In response to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Carers UK has decided that to ensure the safety of its staff and delegates, this year’s State of Caring conference will be held online.”
The conference will be held on Wednesday 21 October and run from 10.00am to 3.00pm. With a virtual reception from 3.15pm to 3.45pm.
Click here for more details about the conference.
What are your experiences of accessing and using healthcare services during lockdown and the coronavirus outbreak? Have your say at a Zoom event, 11am-12:30pm on 14 July. Continue reading “Your views on healthcare during coronavirus – Zoom event for people aged 55+”