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Time out for you – trips for carers during Autumn 2017

Time out for you – trips for carers during Autumn 2017

As part of our Time Out for Carers programme, we have some wonderful trips and treats in store this autumn. We organise everything so you can sit back and relax. Why not join us? With all our trips, we are taking expressions of interest in the first instance.  In the event of over-subscription, places will be selected at random. Please note priority will be given to carers who are new to trips or ... »

GP and GP Surgery Awards 2017

GP and GP Surgery Awards 2017

Last year we celebrated the positive impact GP surgeries can make for carers by asking carers to nominate their GP and/or GP surgery. Carers were keen to respond. They told us the positives, and in some cases the negatives, from their GP Surgeries. We want to raise the profile of carers in GP surgeries and share the good practice already happening to inspire, encourage and inform those who are abl... »

Fearless fundraisers take on 100mph zip wire challenge to support Gloucestershire’s carers

Fearless fundraisers take on 100mph zip wire challenge to support Gloucestershire’s carers

Fearless fundraisers take on 100mph zip wire challenge to support Gloucestershire’s carers. The team are raising money for Carers Gloucestershire by looking for sponsorship as they take on the world’s fastest zip wire, travelling at speeds of up to 100mph at 500 foot across the mountains of Snowdonia. Taking place at Zip World at Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda, the team of 16 will be able to build the... »

Carers invited to share their views during Mental Health Awareness Week

Carers invited to share their views during Mental Health Awareness Week

What: Carers Forum – Working in Partnership with Mental Health Services – how do we make it happen? When: Friday 12 May 10am – 1pm Where: Wheatstone Hall at Gloucester City Museum, Brunswick Road, Gloucester. GL1 1HG Why: Chance to have a say with Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, Gloucestershire County Council and the 2Together NHS Trust Who: Contact Mairi Mills on 01452 872240 or ema... »

The Gem Project

The Gem Project

Gloucestershire County Council and over 70 voluntary community social enterprise (VCSE), public and private sector partners from across the county have joined together and won £3.2million funding from the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund to help the county’s most vulnerable adults into work, training or education. The project, known locally as The Gloucestershire GEM (Going the Extr... »

Changing Places Survey

Changing Places Survey

Changing Places toilets provide for those with complex needs by ensuring that there is enough space for a wheelchair user and their carer(s) as well as suitable equipment for those that need assistance with personal hygiene . As you may be aware, there are currently only three Changing Places toilets within Gloucestershire. Cheltenham Borough Council would like to redress this balance with a propo... »

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