University Hospitals Bristol (UHB) is holding governor elections over the coming months, and it would be great to increase carer representation on this board.
One of the key ways that we improve services for carers is to raise awareness – of who carers are, the issues they have to cope with on a day-to-day basis, and what changes practitioners can make to make carers’ lives easier. Here is a taster of some of the work that we’ve been involved with recently.
An online petition to ask for support for First Direct Bus to re-instate a bus service to Callington Road Hospital in Bristol has been launched. Currently, many carers and service users have to battle traffic to get to and from the hospital, or face a lengthy walk depending on disability from the nearest bus stops on Wells/Bath Roads.
Click here to read the petition.
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.
University Hospitals Bristol (UHB) NHS Trust proposes to build a new Hospital Transport hub.
Over 65 and going into hospital?
Do you know how your benefits could be affected if you or the person you care for goes into hospital? What do you need to do? What support is available for carers in the hospital?
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Are you caring for someone who has dementia or a memory impairment? A new memory cafe is being launched in Soundwell.