Don't miss the opportunity to have your say on third sector and public sector services in Wales that affect you and your organisation.


Help us get better at what we do....

If you or your organisation has had contact or services with BAVO, we would like to hear from you by completing our Third Sector Support Wales survey to tell us how we did and whether our services are useful to you or not.

BAVO is a member of the Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW), a network of support organisations for the third sector in Wales, comprising County Voluntary Councils including BAVO and Wales Council for Voluntary Action. Our shared goal is to enable third sector and volunteers across Wales to contribute fully to individual and community wellbeing, now and for the future.

The survey allows you to click ‘BAVO’ on question 4 to give your views on our performance specifically. It asks about development, volunteering, partnerships /networks (strategic engagement /influencing) and funding.

By filling this in, we will receive feedback on how we ‘measure’ up against other
providers, what our impact is and how we need to improve. If you could spare just
five minutes to answer each question, we would be very grateful.

We would appreciate if you could complete this | short survey here  |

If you could spare just five minutes to answer each question, we would be very grateful.


Welsh Government consultations

Welsh Government gives you the opportunity to have your say on what's happening in Wales by issuing a range of consultations on a wide variety of topics that affect you and your organisation.  | Read more |


Time to go home? – health watchdog seeks feedback

Community Health Councils across Wales are carrying out a review of people’s experiences of having to stay too long in hospital when they are well enough to leave. Deadline for responses: 30 June 2019.
| Read more and take part in survey here |


Consultation on the draft health and social care workforce strategy

Social Care Wales and Health Education and Improvement Wales have been working together to  develop a Workforce Strategy for Health and Care.  Together with our partners, the Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University (IPC) we are now entering the consultation phase of the draft strategy.

The consultation will be carried out in a number of ways, including a series of workshops, webinars and an online survey carried out up to August. 
| Read more |


Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

Over the course of the last year the Patient Experience & Community Involvement Team within the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust have been engaging with and collating feedback from carers (especially older carers) that has demonstrated the importance for us to better understand their needs. 

Carers have told them that they are reluctant to seek help for themselves due to carer responsibilities and their expectations when it is the person they care for needing help. They have developed a survey that is being carried out to capture more in-depth information to help develop our approach to improving experiences and outcomes for carers.

The Carers Survey is now live and can be completed bilingually via the same link.  Please feel free to share with colleagues and anyone else you feel is appropriate. 

| Have your say by taking part in survey here |


Have your say on parks and pavilions consultation

Due to the savings Bridgend County Borough Council must make over the next four years, they are reviewing the provision of outdoor sports facilities, parks and pavilions, grass cutting, playgrounds and play areas. Closing date of consultation is 10 July 2019. 
| Have your say by taking part in survey here |


What are your views of the value of e-learning and online conferencing?

Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) want to understand your views on the value of e-learning and online conferencing to your work.

Wales Council for Voluntary Action have had their e-learning site Learning Zone Wales for several years and now want to consider what our e-learning offer should look like moving forward and really want to hear your views. Please can you spare five minutes to click on one of the links below and complete this short survey in Welsh or English.

| Take part in English language survey |

| Take part in Welsh language survey |


Have you used Bridgend Carers Centre?

Bridgend Carers Centre specialises in the provision of information, support and short break opportunities to adult carers throughout Bridgend County Borough. If you have used the centre, they would like you to complete a very short survey to tell them about your experiences with them and what services and activities you would to see in the future. | Take part in survey |