University of Bristol – Invitation to advisory group for family carers

University of Bristol has been funded to run a new project by The National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research, which will run for 18 months (December 2021 to end of May 2023). The aim of the project is to work with 30 families living in England, who support an adult with a learning disability in family homes.

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The Blue Badge scheme has been extended to people with “hidden disabilities”

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.

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Bristol LD carers discussion group June 18

There will be a lunch discussion group for Bristol carers of an adult with a learning disability at Carers Support Centre on Tuesday 18th June, 10.30am–12.30pm, with sandwich lunch provided.

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