Carers Week is 8-15 June and the theme is making caring visible. Join us in recognising the massive contribution carers make to families and communities. Throughout Carers Week we will be updating this page with resources, information and carers’ stories. Continue reading “Carers Week 2020”
How has COVID-19 affected your health and social care at home? Take this survey to share your experiences. Continue reading “Healthwatch Bristol survey on health and social care at home”
South Gloucestershire Council has posted details of their 2020 council plan consultation.
The majority of our services are running and we are developing new ways of delivering support in these challenging times. All our services are free to carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Continue reading “An update on our services during coronavirus (COVID-19)”
As the situation with coronavirus evolves, it’s important to know what support is available to you as a carer and those you look after. Continue reading “Coronavirus guidance for carers”
WECIL (The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living) is working with the Taxi Forum to ensure taxis are safe and accessible for everyone. Take their survey to have your say and help improve taxi accessibility, before 31 March. Continue reading “Take this survey to help improve accessibility of Bristol taxis”
The Hive Avon is running a 6 week Independent Living Skills course for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. The course runs every Thursday between 10am and 12.30pm, from 19 March to 30 April at The Hive Avon Ltd in Kingswood. Continue reading “Independent Living Skills course for adults with LD or autism”
In 2019, Young Carers Voice took part in the “My Mental Health” project funded by Carers Trust. Now, their film aimed at professionals is live on YouTube. Continue reading “Watch Young Carers Voice’s My Mental Health film”
The NHS wants to improve Musculoskeletal (MSK) services. MSK services include Trauma and Orthopaedic, Rheumatology and Pain services. The service covers carers living in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Please note: this panel is not run by Carers Support Centre.
South Glos: Paediatric First Aid 4-week course Continue reading “Upcoming courses in Bristol and South Glos”
We have recently been awarded Trusted Charity Mark Level 2. This is a quality mark awarded by NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) for the excellent work we do as a third sector organisation. Continue reading “Level 2 Trusted Charity Mark”
If you are a carer of somebody with a learning disability, you can take a survey to support research into the quality and cost of supported living and residential care. It should take around 30 minutes of your time. Continue reading “Learning disability carer survey”
Bookings for the next Bristol Carers Open Meeting are now live!
Bristol City Council is developing a new website to help people reduce their effect on climate change.
South Gloucestershire Council’s Adult Social Care Fees and Charging Policy Consultation is now live. The consultation will end on Tuesday 17th March 2020.
Sense are looking to better understand how families with children with complex disabilities access physical activities.