Join us on Carers Rights Day for information, help and advice, a chance to question local authorities, to meet other carers and receive some well-deserved pampering.Continue reading “Carers Rights Day 2023”
We provide help, support and advice to carers from admission to discharge as a carer and if you are a patient.Continue reading “Going into hospital?”
There are still places for parents and carers to join IPSEA (Independent Provider of Special Education Advice) on Tuesday 15 August for a FREE webinar: ‘My child is out of school – what can I do?’
The webinar will provide valuable guidance for families of children with SEND who are out of school due to illness, exclusion, school anxiety, or lack of a school place.
The webinar will be delivered by members of the IPSEA expert legal team and will cover crucial topics, including:
- Reasons why children may not be in school,
- What to do if a child or young person with an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan is out of school,
- What to do if a child or young person without an EHC plan is out of school,
- What the law says for different age groups, and
- Next steps and where to go for help.
Reserve your space here: https://buff.ly/3KhaGau
The Carers UK State of Caring survey 2023 is now live!Continue reading “Have your say in the Carers UK State of Caring Survey 2023”
Please note that the offices of Carers Support Centre Bristol and South Gloucestershire will be closed on the following dates: Monday 26 December – Monday 1 January. We’ll be back in the office on Tuesday 2 January
Ofsted are running a survey for Bristol parents to respond to the to the significant weaknesses found in their September 2019 Local Area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (LASEND) inspection.Continue reading “Parent carers in Bristol – Be quick to have your say in Ofsted’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (LASEND) inspection survey”
Healthwatch and Care Quality Commission want to hear your experiences (both good and bad) of NHS and social care services during the pandemic. Continue reading “Carers survey on NHS and social care”
Want to volunteer with us? We have almost 200 invaluable volunteers working in a broad range of roles. They give essential information to carers in GP surgeries, provide carers with a break through our Sitting Service, help young carers have fun, and much more. Find out how to apply.
New film from Young Carers Voice calls for support for carers in schools.
Carers surgeries take place in GP practices across Bristol & South Glos. They allow us to meet carers at a convenient location closer to their home.
Our training courses and workshops are free to carers and are designed to help support you in your caring role.
With help from our funders we are able to give local carers the essential support they need.
See the latest issue now available for download. Continue reading “Autumn Carers News out now”
We have launched the Young Carers in Schools Programme. Can you help?
Please come along to our free event at the Vassall Centre.
Young Carers Voice designed an accessible ‘young carer friendly’ summary.
They will make sure he considers their needs and carries their voices to strategic level.
Do you care for a relative or friend in Bristol? If so, you are warmly invited to the next Bristol Carers Open meeting at the Vassall Centre.
Gardiner Haskins is first local business to join the scheme Continue reading “Every Penny Helps”