What we are working on

What we are working on

BaNES Parent Carers Voice – What we have been working on by Filippa Ross, Steering Group Member

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.   

Rainbow Resource, 1BigDataBase & Wellbeing Options – Change of name

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 community

Transition Service Review

from Nakita Singh re: Transition Review Help improve services – tell us what you think Transition services As many of you know, ’Transition’ in this context, is when a young person turns 18 years old, and the services accessed change from children’s services to adult’s services. If a young person had a children’s services Social Worker, or received support from another professional such as Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), they will instead receive support from adult services when they reach 18. Your views and experiences are important in helping the Local Authority to improve the transitions process for young people. It would be

Rainbow Resource Dedicated Autism Page

BPCV has been working with the Rainbow Resource, our Local Offer, to design a dedicated Autism Page. You can view the ‘Your Autism’ pages here: https://www.rainbowresource.org.uk/…/autism-information….