Come along to our online poetry cafe for carers on Wednesday 21 October, at 2pm. Continue reading “Online poetry cafe for carers”
Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild or unpleasant illness in most people. However, it can cause severe illness among vulnerable groups. Continue reading “Carers, get your free flu jab”
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic you must continue to see your GP for health concerns, both for yourself and the person you care for. And be sure to go into hospital in the event of a health emergency, as you would normally. Continue reading “Get health issues checked out”
What are your experiences of accessing and using healthcare services during lockdown and the coronavirus, as a Black, Asian or minority ethic person? Continue reading “Your views on healthcare during coronavirus: Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities”
What are your experiences of accessing and using healthcare services during lockdown and the coronavirus outbreak? Have your say at a Zoom event, 11am-12:30pm on 14 July. Continue reading “Your views on healthcare during coronavirus – Zoom event for people aged 55+”
If you live in South Gloucestershire you can now access One You on the South Gloucestershire Council website. This will help you get information around a wide range of health issues and checking your general health, as well as FREE one-to-one support from a trained practitioner.
It’s important for carers to have a say about this consultation which closes on 2nd May.
Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) is trying to improve how their health services meet the needs of the diverse communities in the area. To do this, they are setting up an independent panel that will assess their progress to date.
A personal health budget is an amount of money to support someone’s health and wellbeing needs, which is planned and agreed between them and their local NHS team.
26% of carers in Bristol and 25% of carers in South Gloucestershire have developed their own health conditions since caring. And 50% of carers in Bristol and 46% in South Gloucestershire reported that they had been feeling depressed over the past 12 months. These new figures are from the personal social services survey of adult carers in England and they are higher than the national figures.