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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

Are you caring for someone in Cinderford?  Positive Caring is coming to you.

Join Carers Gloucestershire for free sessions in July 2018.  They take place every Monday for six weeks.  All sessions are 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.


Monday 2nd July - Being a Carer
Monday 9th July - Day-to-Day Caring
Monday 16th July - Looking After Yourself
Monday 23rd July - Caring in Partnership
Monday 30th July - Caring and Resources
Monday 6th August - Next Steps

Where?  Bellevue Centre, Rheola House, 6 Bellevue Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AB

Please call 01452 500885 or email positivecaring@carersgloucestershire.org.uk to find out more or book a place.

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.

Do you look after someone in Cheltenham?

If you are based in Cheltenham, the following free sessions are running.  As a carer, you can attend all five sessions or select those most relevant to you.


Wednesday 13th June - Mental Capacity Act
Wednesday 20th June - Dealing with Health Emergencies in the Home
Wednesday 27th June - Promoting Continence
Wednesday 4th July - Helping People Move Safely
Wednesday 11th July - Caring for Someone with Dementia

All courses are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where? Cheltenham East Community Fire Station, Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7PX

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

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