The impact of CSW Volunteers

Since May 2016 CSW Volunteers has successfully recruited, registered and placed over 200 Somerset volunteers who give their time each month to support services with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust. Research from the Social Care Institute for Excellence describes how loneliness and isolation impact upon quality of life and wellbeing, adversely affecting health.  Findings show that…


Digital Link with CSW Volunteers

In an ever increasing digital world the way we now perform everyday tasks from online shopping, applying for jobs or ordering prescriptions are changing and contrary to general perception, it’s not only the older generation who are now faced with the fact that they need to embrace this change. Having not been brought up with…


Volunteer Focus Groups are now live!

In May we had the opportunity to sit down with some of our volunteers in Bridgwater who took part in our first ever Volunteer Focus Group.

Over tea, biscuits and sandwiches, we spoke about the ups and downs, the trials and the triumphs that they’ve encountered whilst being a volunteer with CSW You Can Do over the years and we got some really useful feedback.