Would you like to be a carer representative?

Carer representatives listen to the views of other carers and make sure that they are heard. This includes speaking out for other carers at meetings and events and feeding in to local strategies.

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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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South Gloucestershire Council voluntary & community sector cuts

South Gloucestershire Council is consulting on its Better Care Stronger Communities voluntary sector funding programme. This includes funding for services for carers including carers’ groups, support to both adults and young carers and support to carers in health settings.

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South Gloucestershire Council: Autism Needs Assessment

South Gloucestershire Council and partners are working together to review autism services and wider community aspects related to autism. As part of this they want to understand your experience of autism in South Gloucestershire to develop the recommendations for the autism needs assessment.

The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and will be open until Wednesday 21 March.

You can find the survey by following this link: http://bit.ly/2FAgM5M
Please share with anyone that has any experience of Autism that you think could have an input into this assessment.