Carers Open Meetings

Carers Week 2019 | Thursday 13th, June (last updated: 14/06/2019)
10AM – 1PM at The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2QQ
Carers Week
is open to carers living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Current status: Bookings are now closed.
Programme: Now available

Come and join us to celebrate Carers Week! The theme of Carers Week this year is “Getting Carers Connected”. Take part in a choice of workshops including a music relaxation workshop, a crafty workshop, a chance to feed into a local carers strategy or a health strategy to support people around frailty. There will also be a talk about free mindfulness retreats.

Local organisations will also be on hand to help you with information and advice. There will also be head and shoulder massage sessions, hearing checks and information on getting into or remaining in paid employment running throughout the day. A delicious lunch will also be served, so book your place now below.

FAQ (updated May 2019)

  • How do I get to the Vassall Centre?
    Directions can be found here:
  • Can I bring the person I care for?
    Due to the popularity of these events it is no longer possible to bring the person you care for.
  • What about alternative care costs?
    We can reimburse your alternative care expenses as well as travel costs – please bring receipts wherever possible.
  • How do I update or cancel my booking?
    Please email: or leave a message on: 0117 958 9902 to notify us if you need to cancel or update your booking.
  • I need an interpreter, can you provide one?
    With enough notice we can try our best to provide you with an interpreter. Please book a.s.a.p. and notify us of your needs.
  • I am having trouble completing the form on this page…
    You can also book by emailing: please include the necessary booking information.
  • I booked but didn’t get a confirmation email…
    Please check your mailbox and junk mailbox. Working days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday so please expect a delay in processing your booking form.