Social groups for people with dementia and their carers in South Gloucestershire

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.

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South Gloucestershire Council Consultation: Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for Taxis

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.

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The NHS has launched the One You service in South Gloucestershire to help people look after their health

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.

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Sirona Care & Health engagement event – Monday September 9th

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.

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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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Your chance to get involved in a review of mental health services

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.

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South Glos Wellbeing College training

South Gloucestershire Wellbeing College offers free courses, workshops and wellbeing activities across numerous locations in South Glos. You can enrol now on a number of courses and workshops.

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Consultation: South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People & Families (2019-2024)

The draft version of South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People & Families (2019-2024) sets out proposed principles, intentions and areas of focus for the council and partner organisations. It is currently being consulted on.

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Carer Representative needed for South Gloucestershire Ageing Better Group

We’re looking for a carer over 55 or a carer looking after someone over 55 living in South Gloucestershire to speak out for carers at a quarterly (four times a year) meeting in South Gloucestershire called the South Gloucestershire Ageing Better Group.

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South Gloucestershire Consultation – Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People & Families

The draft version of South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People & Families (2019-2024) is being consulted on. This strategy will affect parent carers and young carers in South Gloucestershire.

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Further Consultation on Talking Therapies Services

Earlier in the year, we were contacted by Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) about their consultation on Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

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