Entries by Blaise Rowswell

NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations

Join the Lord Mayor, health staff and children from across the city on Thursday 5 July to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS. The council and Portsmouth CCG are hosting an event in Guildhall Square to celebrate the NHS. From 10.30am until 2pm there will be expert advice and interactive facilities about all things […]

Shared Lives Picnic!

As part of Shared Lives week 2018, the Portsmouth Shared Lives Team will be taking part in the Great Shared Lives Picnic. Come along and learn more about being a Shared Lives carer! Find out more here.

Free water on tap!

To help reduce the amount of plastic we bin, and to make it easier and cheaper to stay hydrated, you can fill a water bottle up for free at about 60 cafes, shops and other places in the city. Plus, five refill stations along the seafront should all be in place later this summer. Go […]

Dementia Friendly Screening

It’s Dementia Action Week this week – The King’s Theatre will be hosting a special dementia friendly screening of Singing in the Rain on Thursday 24 May! Find out more here. 

Portsmouth Autism Community Forum

The first meeting of the Portsmouth Autism Community Forum will be held on 18 May. It will be a place where people with autism, their families and carers can meet with service providers such as the council, health services and support groups. We want your views and for you to have your say to make […]

The Personal Assistant Roadshow Returns!

We’re looking for caring people to become personal assistants or PAs.  If you know anyone who fits the bill, they can find out more at our personal assistant roadshows being held across the city over the next few weeks. Come down for a cuppa and a chat. Find out more here.

Learn more about becoming a Shared Lives Carer

Come along to the Festival of Mind and find out about becoming a Shared Lives carer! The Portsmouth Shared Lives team will be in Portsmouth Cathedral on Monday 14 May from 10.30am-3.30pm. If you have a spare room and some spare time you could welcome an adult from the community into your home and support […]