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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

Do you look after someone in Gloucester?

FREE positive caring sessions start in Gloucester on the 2nd May.  Funded by Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire NHS and Carers Gloucestershire, the weekly sessions give you the opportunity to meet other unpaid carers and gain information and support.

Dates

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

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 or book a place.
Replacement care and transport are available upon request.  Please call 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.

Dates

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
Maisemore
Gloucester
GL2 8EY

  01452 411000

  01452 332015

gloucestershire@penderelstrust.org.uk