Parkinson’s Carers Support Event Coming up in November

On 14 November, Sirona Care and Health is holding an event for people who live with someone with Parkinson’s about the services to carers offered at Carers Support Centre. This event is bookable by partners or family members who care for and live with someone with Parkinson’s.

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Could you become a Befriender?

Are you able to offer emotional support and companionship to an unpaid carer? Many carers are isolated and find talking to someone who understands can really help. You’d provide regular phone, email or Skype contact with a carer (30 mins every 2/4 weeks) to support them in their caring role.

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Bristol Parent Carers Annual Event

On Tuesday 26th June, parent carers and professionals come together to help design services and improve support for your child (0-25 yrs) with special educational needs / disabilities. Recent changes to SEN support have been completed and there will be a chance to tell Bristol Parent Carers what is working well and where improvements are needed.

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Healthwatch Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Survey

Healthwatch would like to know about waiting times, standard of support and services, as well as ongoing support across the Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and B&NES areas.

The survey is open until 30 April and can be filled out online here:

The findings, comments and themes will be taken forward by Healthwatch Bristol to a meeting with senior CAMHS managers in May