Tag Archives: Somerset Choices

Somerset Choices ‘Community Connect’ drop-in events in West Somerset and Sedgemoor

Monthly ‘Community Connect’ drop-in events are being held in West Somerset and Sedgemoor to provide information and advice to people on local care and support services. The drop-in events take place on the last Tuesday of every month from 10am to 1pm at The Sanctuary in Watchet and The Surgery in Axbridge. People are encouraged […]

Calling all children’s and families’ services and groups

Providers of children’s and families’ services and community groups across the county are being urged to join a new information and advice website in Somerset. The Somerset Choices website currently focusses on adults’ services but soon it will be expanded to include children’s services. When it is launched, the Somerset Choices children and families website […]

Somerset Choices – short film to help you get started

An animated guide showing how the Somerset Choices website can help you access a world of local care and support is now available. Somerset Choices is a website that provides easy access to information and a directory of services, products, groups and events. These include care homes, help at home, mobility equipment, personal assistants, lunch […]

Praise for Somerset Choices

One month on from the launch of Somerset Choices in mid-July and there have been over 50,000 page views on the website – and praise all round. Somerset Choices (www.somersetchoices.org.uk) provides easy access to information on local care homes, help at home, mobility equipment, personal assistants, lunch clubs, exercise groups, breaks for carers and lots […]

Independent care and support providers get together in West Somerset

Over a dozen would-be care providers came together last week for advice and support about how to set up and launch their independent enterprises. The event, hosted by Community Catalysts in partnership with Somerset County Council, was part of the Micro-enterprise project, an initiative aimed at harnessing the talents and imagination of local people to […]

Somerset Choices is here

A new website that will help people across Somerset access care and support in the county is now here. Developed by the County Council and the NHS, Somerset Choices (www.somersetchoices.org.uk) aims to help people help themselves stay independent, healthy and well. It will put people in control of their care and wellbeing and give them […]

Free advertising on Somerset Choices

Care and support providers and local groups across the county are urged to add themselves to a new website called Somerset Choices. Somerset Choices, which is set to launch later this month, will transform the way people find local care and support services. The site will not only provide a wealth of useful information and […]

Calling all care and support providers

Care and support providers across the county are urged to add their details to a new information and advice website. Somerset Choices, a new website set to be launched later this year, will transform the way people access care and support services. The site will provide a wealth of clear and useful information and advice […]