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Welcome to Gloucestershire

Office Contacts
Title Name
Service Manager Mary Woolley
Independent Living Adviser Billy Dexter
Independent Living Adviser Claudette Goulding
Independent Living Adviser Mark Webster
Finance Officer (Manager Accounts) Joan Taylor
Clerical Officer Ruth Sharples

Welcome to Penderels Trust Gloucestershire

Please find below some general information on the services we offer.  

To access our Events Calendar, please click on the link at the top of the page.

Please contact us at the office if you need any further help or information.

Services in Gloucestershire

Penderels Trust supports adults and children who receive a direct payment in the county to get the most out of their care money and to achieve their goals.  Our support services include:

  • Support when recruiting a personal assistant
  • Guidance on all aspects of being a good employer including legal obligations and responsibilities
  • Support with choosing and using a care agency
  • Help with money management and keeping accurate records
  • Managed accounts
  • Payroll

Free Information Evening for Carers

There is a free introductory session to meet other unpaid carers and gain support and information around caring.  Pick from one of the dates below and go along to find out more.

Wednesday 6th June 
Wednesday 4th July
Wednesday 8th August

All sessions are 6.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Where?  Carers Gloucestershire, Messenger House, 2nd Floor, 35 St Michaels Square, Gloucester GL1 1HX

Please call 01452 500885 or email positivecaring@carersgloucestershire.org.uk to find out more and book your place. Replacement care and transport are available upon request, please call them to discuss.

Positive Caring Programme

The following courses are free of charge to offer support to people providing care.  If you are interested, please contact positivecaring@carersgloucestershire.org.uk or call 01452 500885.

Date Session Where?

Tues 14th August

Promoting Continence
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sroud Fire Station

Tues 21st August

Moving and Handling
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stroud Fire Station

Wednesday 22nd August

Dealing with Health Emergencies

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Stroud Fire Station

Friday 24th August

General Evening Course (5 Wednesdays) 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Carers Gloucestershire Messenger House

Tuesday 28th August

Promoting Continence

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stroud Fire Station

Tuesday 4th September

Mental Capacity Act 

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Carers Gloucestershire

Messenger House

Tuesday 11th September

Moving and Handling 

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Carers Gloucestershire

Messenger House

Friday 14th September

Parent Carer (6 Fridays)
10 a.m.to 12.30 p.m.

Heart of the Forest Special School

Tuesday 18th September

Promoting Continence

Carers Gloucestershire Messenger House

Tuesday 25th September

Dealing wiht Health Emergencies
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Carers Gloucestershire Messenger House

Tuesday 2nd October 

Dementia (3 Tuesday sessions)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Carers Gloucestershire
Messenger House


Useful Links in Gloucestershire

Carers Gloucestershire - www.carersgloucestershire.org.uk

The Key - www.keywords.org.uk

Healthwatch Gloucestershire - www.healthwatchgloucestershire.co.uk  

Your Circle - www.yourcircle.org.uk

Gloucestershire County Council Learning Management System - http://www.learningservice.org/gcc/gcc.aspx

Gloucestershire Association for Voluntary and Community Action - www.gavca.org.uk  

The Silver Line (helpline for older people) - www.thesilverline.org.uk  Tel: 0800  4 70 80 90

Contact a Family - for families with disabled children - www.cafamily.org.uk  

Contact Us

Penderels Trust

Unit 6
The Steadings Business Centre

  01452 411000

  01452 332015