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”
To support disabled people in South Gloucestershire to make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccinations, South Gloucestershire Council, Healthwatch South Gloucestershire, and South Gloucestershire Disability Equality Network are organising an event with local representatives from the NHS and Public Health to provide guidance and answer questions you have about the vaccine.Continue reading “South Gloucestershire COVID-19 vaccine & disability”
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!
New Thornbury training courses start next week, on 21/09/2020.
The training courses are for individuals who are struggling with their mental health and would benefit from making connections in their local community, and those who do not hold at least a level 2 qualification. Continue reading “Free Thornbury training courses”
South Gloucestershire Council have a series of events planned for carers living in South Gloucestershire around loneliness and dementia.
South Gloucestershire Council has posted details of their 2020 council plan consultation.
South Gloucestershire Council’s Adult Social Care Fees and Charging Policy Consultation is now live. The consultation will end on Tuesday 17th March 2020.
A survey has been sent to everyone in receipt of a care service from South Gloucestershire including people who are receiving Direct Payments.
Bookings for the next Carers Rights Day 2019 have now closed.
Come along to three new social groups at Active Lifestyle Centres in Yate, Thornbury and Kingswood, especially for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends.
South Gloucestershire Council are consulting on a proposal to publish a list of all licensed taxis. The idea is to provide users of the licensed taxi and private hire service in South Gloucestershire with as much information as they can to enable an informed decision on how best to travel.
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.
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.
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.
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) has begun a review of mental health services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
People with learning difficulties some-times find it hard to get a job.
Come and join our discussion on what support exists in Bristol and South Gloucestershire for former carers, and what’s missing. All carers and former carers are welcome.
Bookings for Carers Week 2019 are now live!
Growing pressure on the NHS mean changes are needed to make sure everybody gets the support they need.