South Gloucestershire Wellbeing College has developed a short online survey to ask carers for their views on forthcoming courses.
Make sure your voice and the issues that matter to you and your community are part of Bristol’s future by signing up to the new Voice and Influence Partnership.
We all need to get from A to B. Transport plays a big part of all of our daily lives. The draft Bristol Transport Strategy sets out Bristol City Council’s vision and ambition for transport up to 2036.
Do you care for a friend, relative, family member or neighbour with an illness or disability? Do you live in Bristol West?*
Dementia Health Integration Team and University of the West of England are trying to find out how attitudes to dementia may have changed over the last few years, with a new Attitudes to Dementia survey.
New research by the BBC and Nottingham University has revealed that the number of young carers in England is almost five times higher than previously thought.
The ‘Older Men at the Margins Project’ is a 2-year Bristol University research project in collaboration with Age UK. The project seeks to identify ways of alleviating loneliness and reducing isolation for older men (65+) across marginalised groups including older men who are carers for significant others. The overarching aim is to develop an in-depth understanding of the ways in which marginalised groups of older men seek to maintain social engagement and social participation in later life and to learn more about their participation in groups and community networks. The project is based at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol.
As we move into Autumn, we are keen to remind everyone that carers are entitled to a free flu jab.
Join us for a discussion over pizza about what you would like to see in a carers’ app and help to co-produce it.
Surgery for Carers – Friday 16 November
Do you care for a friend, relative, family member or neighbour with an illness or disability?
Carer’s Allowance in Scotland is going up by £8.50 per week to the same level as Jobseeker’s Allowance.
UPDATE 25/09/18: This important consultation was the main topic for the Bristol carers open meeting on 19 September.
Bristol Community Health provide healthcare services for adults and children either in the community or in the home.
Thanks to those of you who filled out a survey on accessing short breaks earlier this year.
Do you care for a relative or friend in Bristol? If so, you are warmly invited to our next get-together for carers!
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A new national data opt-out has been developed for NHS patients.
Bristol City Council are providing a new service called the Assistive Technology Service to support people with a learning disability and/or autism to live more independently with the help of assistive technology (AT). To deliver this the council will be working in partnership with WE care and Repair and Hft.
The government has announced that the eligibility criteria for the blue badge scheme will be changing to include those with ‘hidden’ disabilities. This will benefit people who are autistic or have a learning disability, dementia or a mental illness.