Who we work with

Who we work with

BrisDoc

Care & Support West

Cintre

Milestones Trust

North Somerset Council

One Care

Skills for Care

St Monica Trust

The Care Forum

One Care is a federation of practices from Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG). Led by GPs, it has over 80 member practices, which collectively provide health care for around 1 million patients.

Some of their aims are:

  • To enable resilient, sustainable General Practice
  • To develop innovative ways of working and out of hospital services at scale
  • To be the strong provider voice for general practice

To read more about One Care, please go to their site here.

Care & Support West is a leading representative body for companies, charities, organisations, and individuals involved in the social care, support, and health sectors in the West of England. They work in conjunction with a wide range of statutory agencies who are likewise dedicated to quality, choice, and value.

To read more about Care & Support West, please go to their site here.

Cintre are a registered non-profit organisation who provide regulated support services to adults with a range of challenging conditions and behaviours. They assist people in residential and community settings, across Bristol, North Somerset, Gloucestershire, and the surrounding areas.

To read more about Cintre, please go to their site here.

Skills for Care supports adult social care employers to deliver what their service users need, and what commissioners and regulators expect; they do so by helping employers to bring out the best in their employees, and by linking registered managers up so that they can share ideas and insights.

To read more about Skills for Care, please go to their site here.

An independent voluntary and community sector organisation, the Care Forum assists people in maintaining their health and well-being, in caring for themselves and others, in challenging inequalities, and to benefit from better outcomes when using health and social care services. They principally operate in B&NES, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Swindon.

The values of the care forum are as follows: empowering, accountable, innovative, reflective, courageous, honest and influential and they work to the Nolan Principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openess, honesty and leadership.

To read more about Skills for Care, please go to their site here.

BrisDoc was launched in 2001 by a team of local GPs committed to improving the care of their patients when their surgeries were closed. Since then, it has come to employ over 300 local people and provides varied, award-winning, round-the-clock healthcare to the people of North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Bristol. Its workforce includes GPs, nurses, pharmacists, ECPs, HCAs, and receptionist / administrative staff.

The primary purpose of BrisDoc is “patient care by people who care” and it proactively supports voluntary work in the community that is healthcare related with a proportion of any surplus achieved invested through a Community Fund e.g. to support Above and Beyond and encourages staff to fundraise and volunteer.

To read more about BrisDoc, please go to their site here.

Formed in 1986, Milestones Trust are a social care organisation, providing support to people with mental health needs, learning disabilities, dementia, and complex behavioural needs. In 2007, they outlined their values as follows: to start with the person, not a label; to bring people close; to be creative with their resources; and to be courageous, seeing obstacles as opportunities.

Their social projects are wide-ranging and include: community projects, day opportunities, expression arts projects, focus on food, residential care homes, short breaks and supported living.

To read more about Milestones Trust, please go to their site here.

The local council for North Somerset is involved in the provision of health and social care, offering support with and signposting to services for a range of issues.

Some of the areas North Somerset are involved within social care include: adults and older people, the care act 2014, carers, refugees, and involving citizens in feeding back their experiences of these services.

To read more about North Somerset Council, please go to their site here.

St Monica Trust is committed to enriching the lives of older people, with over 1,200 colleagues delivering care in five retirement villages in and around the Bristol area. Each of these villages is able to provide high-quality care and support to older people in various stages of their lives.

Their care homes across the south west include: The Chocolate Quarter, Sandford Station, Westbury Fields, Monica Wills House and Cote Lane and day care services, care at home and dementia care is also available.

To read more about St Monica Trust, please go to their site here.

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