BANES Parent Carers Voice & Banes CC Joint Commissioning Workshop 9th March 2021 BPCV & Banes CC have been working together to create a Transition Pathway document for parent carers and young people going through transition to adulthood services. On the 9th March we had a successful joint workshop with Banes Strategic Commissioners, Health Professionals, Mental & Social Health Leads and Parent Carers with a further workshop coming soon. We also have a BPCV Representative attending the Strategic Transitions Board Meetings. If you would like to help in the shaping of this Transitions into Adulthood Policy please contact us by email Parentcarersvoice@gmail.comRead More →

BANES Parent Carers Voice has been working with Gemma Vittozzi in the redesigning of the Rainbow Resource which will  merging with 1 Big Data Base and Wellbeing Options. The new merges sites are currently under development and will be hopefully finished by the end of April. Gemma would like parent carers feedback on the new site. Comments and feedback toGemma_Vittozzi@bathnes.gov.uk. Also links posted on BPCV FB page and web pages for parent carers comments.Read More →

BANES Parent Carers Voice Minutes of Steering Group Meeting Held on Monday15th March, 11.00-12.00 Attended;       Sue Mennear, Kate Rowe, Wendy Davey, Gay Griffin, Sophie Sidonio, Marianna Zatkova, Jane Eades, Annie Carpenter Apologies;      Tamsin Green, Julie Guymer, Kirsty Evered, Rachel Thomas   Welcome and intro (Wendy/Kate/Sue) Sue raised concerns that BPCV was not evidencing enough strategic work and would require associate help put in place to receive the next grant funding.   What has gone well this year (Sue) BPCV had done good work with our recent  Transition Workshop and the Rainbow Resource redesign.   Building capacity and increasing parent carer engagement in decisionRead More →

Banes Parent Carers Voice & Banes CC Joint Transitions Workshop Held on Tuesday 9th March (via zoom) 10.00-12.00   Attended         Nakita Singh, Banes Strategic Commissioning Officer, Transitions Rebecca Potter, Banes Commissioning Manager Transition Services & Direct Payments Margaret Fairbairn, Commissioner Children’s Emotional Health Siobainn Chaplin, Operations Manager, Off the Record, Banes John Mark Poppleston, Head of Adult Mental Health, Oxford Gemma Vittozzi, Banes Local Offer/Rainbow Resource, 1BigDataBase, Welbeing Options Jon Piechowicz, Social Care Banes Virgin Care Wendy Davy – Contact Associate Gay Griffin – BPCV Chair Marianna Zatkova – BPCV Treasurer Annie Carpenter – BPCV Admin Filippa Ross –   BPCV Steering Group Member Janes EadesRead More →