Carers

Safe and Well visits from West Midlands Fire Service

The Carers Emergency Response Service (CERS) have recently supported some citizens with a hearing impairment to access a Safe and Well visit from West Midlands Fire Service. Following a referral to West Midlands Fire Service from CERS, the citizens received a Safe and Well visit that resulted in them having

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Family Carers Team Update – June 2021

Carer Workshops Return to Face to Face! The Family Carers Wellbeing Service is very excited to announce they are now facilitating face to face groups in June at the ‘Weoley Castle Community Centre’ (South Birmingham) and ‘Clifton Road Outdoor Centre’ (North Birmingham). The sessions delivered at these venues will include:

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Meet The Family Carers Wellbeing Team

To introduce Carers Week 2021, we wanted to tell you all a little more about our Family Carers Wellbeing team here at Midland Mencap. We work in partnership with Forward Carers to help delver the Birmingham Carers Hub. Within the team, many of our colleagues have lived experiences of being

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Family Carers Update February 2021

The Family Carers Team is very excited to enter 2021 with 3 new Family Project Workers, Sarah Lynch, Martin Hawthorne and Rebecca Bankole. Each bring years of knowledge regarding support for carers, emotional wellbeing and safeguarding. The Families team continue to deliver Wellbeing Workshops every Monday via Zoom for Family

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Donating To Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Midland Mencap’s Family Carers Information Service & Carers Emergency Response Team are pleased to be developing a partnership with the new Rare Disease Centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Last thursday we handed over a collection of baby clothes and baby quilts for the Neo-natal Surgical Ward and Rare Disease Centre.

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How The Sitting Service Has Improved Mary’s Wellbeing

Mary Hunt uses our Sitting Service. Mary is unable to go out alone, as her anxiety causes her to suffer from panic attacks. When Mary steps outside her door, she likes to be greeted with a friendly face. Mary holds onto the support workers arm for reassurance, when they arrive,

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Short Breaks Questionnaire For Parents and Carers

Birmingham City Council would like to encourage parents and carers to complete this questionnaire for your children. Your views and feedback are essential to finding new ways to shape and plan future Short Breaks services. The closing date to complete this questionnaire is Thursday 13th April 2017, please find the

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