This online survey is part of a research study at the University of Bristol about transport and air quality in the area around Upper Maudlin Street and Marlborough Street, Bristol and is an opportunity for carers to feed in your views on how local clean air proposals can ensure that transport options are accessible for carers and disabled people.
Open to all residents, the COVID-19 Bristol survey will help Bristol City Council to understand the challenges people are facing and what actions might be needed to help prevent further spread of the virus.
Bild has a new helpline to support carers and families of people with learning disabilities, mental health issues or autism with the challenges of living with COVID-19. Continue reading “New helpline for LD, mental health and autism carers”
Carer representatives listen to the views of other carers and make sure that they are heard. This includes speaking out for other carers at meetings and events and feeding in to local strategies.
Come along to our online poetry cafe for carers on Wednesday 21 October, at 2pm. Continue reading “Online poetry cafe for carers”
Marie Curie is working to improve their online information for end of life carers. They have developed a questionnaire to ask carers about their experiences and needs. Continue reading “Marie Curie survey for end of life carers”
#Right2Home and British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) are developing an online tool to guide people facing COVID-19 restrictions to visiting loved ones who are autistic and/or have learning disabilities.
Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild or unpleasant illness in most people. However, it can cause severe illness among vulnerable groups. Continue reading “Carers, get your free flu jab”
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!