South Gloucestershire Council are running five face to face events as part of the consultation process for the South Gloucestershire Council Carers Strategy.Continue reading “South Gloucestershire Carers Strategy Face to Face Consultation”
Short Breaks are activities for disabled children and young people and their families. Bristol City Council are actively starting to recommission the Short Breaks they offer. Continue reading “Survey – Short Breaks for children with disabilities”
Issue #89 of Carers News is now available for download.
Continue reading “Carers News Summer 2022 out now”
Carers Week is coming up on the 8th June and the theme this year is “make caring visible, valued and supported”.Continue reading “Come to our Carers Week open meeting!”
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.
Continue reading “Government inquiry – share your caring experiences”
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.Continue reading “Art Together – art therapy group for people living with dementia”
A free six-week programme of wellbeing activities to help if you are struggling with your mental health or feeling lonely.Continue reading “Your Park – Roots to Wellbeing”
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.
The Music Train Project provides live music in the afternoons for people who struggle getting to live music events in the evening.Continue reading “Coniston Community Centre – Free Live Music”
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.Continue reading “University of Bristol – Living with dementia for a post-diagnosis support study”
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!Continue reading “Volunteer Recognition Day – 20th April 2022”
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.Continue reading “HOPE – Free online training courses for carers”
South Gloucestershire Council have launched their consultation around their new carers strategy.Continue reading “South Gloucestershire Council Consultation – Strategic Priorities for Carers”
Join Palliative Care of People with Learning Disabilities’ (PCPLD) next online webinar on May 3rd.Continue reading “PCPLD – The Victoria & Stuart Project Launch”
Working together for learning disability: for nurses, families and carers.Continue reading “The Challenging Behaviour Foundation”
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.Continue reading “South Gloucestershire AWP – Carer Strategic Group Opportunity”
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.Continue reading “Gympanzees – Leisure Centre Questionnaire”
Skills for Care is running a research project looking at how they support social care employers of all sizes address recruitment and retention challenges.Continue reading “Skills for Care – Get involved in a research project”