Care Providers

Care Providers

Care ProvidersIf you are Care Worker and support people with learning disabilities there are different ways that you can help people to achieve their goals and outcomes detailed in individual support plans.

For easy-read advice on supporting independence please see Being Independent.

 

 

 

Picture of someone writing in a diaryAn important way of helping the people you support is to become involved in Social and Leisure Activities.

Check our noticeboard and calendar for information about local groups and events.  If you would like to be included on the distribution list for new items as they are added please contact us.

 

 

 

Different Social and Leisure ActiviitesThe Get Active Pass offers limited free and half price access to casual gym, swim, court hire at North Somerset leisure centres (Hutton Moor (Weston-Super-Mare), Scotch Horn (Nailsea), Backwell, Parish Wharf (Portishead), Strode (Clevedon) and Churchill).  This scheme replaces the Go4Free Leisure Cheques which finished in July 2017.  Applications need to be made through a key worker.

 

 

 

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The Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities offers specialised training to carers, families, support staff, home managers and care professionals across North Somerset.  Course details can be found on the Training Events page.

– For a Course Prospectus and Booking Form for Health related events please see the leaflet rack.
– For Adult Social Care events please see CPD Online.
– For dates, times and contact information please see the calendar.

 

Picutre of somone signing a contract.North Somerset Council can engage the services of care organisations that are part of the Learning Disability Framework Agreement for community based care and support services.  Services from organisations that are not included in the Learning Disability Framework Agreement can still be used but may incur additional costs.

The following organisations are currently part of the Learning Disability Framework Agreement:

Brandon Trust
Community Therapeutic Services
Craegmoor
Freeways Trust
Leonard Cheshire
Lifeways
Manor Community
Mencap
National Autistic Society
Nursing Solutions
Onetrue Step
Selbourne
United Response