The University of Bath are hosting an online event with discussions and presentations on healthy later living and COVID-19 in Bristol (9th March) and South Glos (10th March).Continue reading “Healthy later living & COVID-19”
Come along to meet other carers of people with learning disabilities and autism to have a break, a chat and share tips!
Tell Bristol City Council what you think about proposed changes to Council Tax as part of their annual budget setting for the next financial year.
A new strategy is being developed to support people with drug and alcohol dependency in Bristol and limit the impact of addiction on lives and communities across the city. Continue reading “Bristol’s new Drug and Alcohol Strategy Consultation”
Independent Mental Health Network (IMHN) is running five focus groups in December that each look at a different element of the NHS’ Community Mental Health Framework.
Bookings for Carers Rights Day 2020 are open!
Do you enjoy writing good old-fashioned letters? If the answer is yes then you might be interested in getting involved with Friends with Pens. Continue reading “Friends with pens – over 55s and student penpals”
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.
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”
Bookings for the next Bristol Carers Open Meeting are now live!
The next Bristol Reclaiming Independent Living (BRIL) meeting will take place on:
NHS Bristol CCG are keen to inform carers that they have recently launched a survey on GP Improved Access and would like to hear your views!
Bookings for the next Carers Rights Day 2019 have now closed.
If you are caring for someone with a “hidden disability”, such as a learning disability, autism or a mental health condition, you may now be entitled to a Blue Badge. A Blue Badge allows you to park in some places other people can’t and sometimes get free or discounted parking.
If you are a carer living in the greater Fishponds area and want to make a difference to other carers using local facilities, joining Considerate Friends could be for you!
Sirona Care & Health has recently been awarded the contract to deliver Community Health Services across the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area from April 2020.
Are you are current or past carer for someone who has received palliative or end of life care? If so, Bristol University are inviting members of the public to attend two workshops on the subject, and you will be paid to attend.
Would you like to draw on your experience as a carer to make positive change?