!9th February 21 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting – **Cancelled** 19th March 21 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 16th April 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 21st April 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 27th April 10.00-12.00 AGM 18th June 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 16th July 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 20th August 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 17th September 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 15th October 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 19th November 10.00-12.00 Steering Group Meeting 17th December 10.00-12.00 Steering Group MeetingRead More →

BPCV representatives have been on the interview panel for 2 posts where the roles relate to parent carer services.    BPCV Reps have also attended a meeting with senior representatives of the Department of Education and the Department of Health with Rosemary Collard. At that meeting we were able to feedback on how lockdown affected parent carers of school age children and young people, but also carers of adults with special needs. PCV representatives met with Rosemary prior to the meeting so that together with BANES we could send a joint message about reducing and regulating the volume of updates received from central government.   Read More →

As well as helping to develop the Rainbow Resource and helping create a dedicated Autism page, BPCV have also helped in the renaming and the results are now in…. and the name for the new site will be Live Well B&NES: Information for all.   We will let you all know when the new site is up and running for you to use and share across the Bath and North East Somerset communityRead More →

Banes Parent Carers Voice Minutes of Meeting held on Friday 22nd January 2021, 10.00-12.00 (via zoom)   Welcome, Introductions and apologies for absence Apologies: Rachel Thomas, Kirsty Evered, Julie Guymer, Filippa Ross, Ruth Burrows Attending: Gay Griffin, Marianna Zatkova, Tamsin Green, Annie Carpenter   Minutes / Notes of the last meeting Matters arising from the last meeting. All agreed and okay.   Matters Arising from the minutes / notes All actions completed.   Chair’s Report   Policy Review (Terms of Reference) Agenda item will be carried forward to next Steering Group Meeting.   Treasurers Report (Budget adjustments, Asset Register) Annie has started Asset Register andRead More →

This year has been incredibly hard for parent carers. We want to remind you that we are still here, and ready to listen and we are still your collective voice during these difficult times. We are still here for you! Please see our latest news, events and what we are working on via our webpage banesparentcarersvoice.co.uk, or our Face Book page BANES Parent Carers Voice. We can also be contacted by telephone on 07985765720 Gay Griffin Chair, 07985765749 Annie, Admin, Marianna 07985766750 Treasurer. ********************************************************************************************************************************** BANES Carers’ Centre has teamed up with BANES Parent Carers Voice to host a new Carer Cafe dedicated to parent carers!Read More →

BANES Carers’ Centre is teaming up with BANES Parent Carers Voice to host a new Carer Cafe dedicated to parent carers! As we move into a third lockdown, our thoughts have been with you. The pressure parent carers are facing during this time is huge, and we want to be able to help ease the load in some way for you. The virtual cafes will run every other Wednesday evening @ 8 pm, allowing you some time to talk to others who know exactly what you are going through, the challenges you face and the chance to share ideas to help us through this thirdRead More →