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Carers Week Activities With Swansea Carers Centre

Carers Week Activities With Swansea Carers Centre

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring...

Swansea Direct Payment Forum

Swansea Direct Payment Forum

The next meeting for the Swansea Direct Payment Forum is scheduled for Friday 7th June at 10.30am and will be meeting every 4 weeks thereafter. If you haven’t been before and would like to be included in the circulation list please get in touch (details below)....

Carers Awareness Week Events – June 2021

Carers Awareness Week Events – June 2021

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring...

Carers Wales Launch New Listening Support Service

Carers Wales Launch New Listening Support Service

Carers Wales have launched a new emotional support service for unpaid carers to help combat isolation and the unrelenting toll of the pandemic. Research carried out by Carers Wales has found that unpaid carers across Wales have been left exhausted and socially...

Top 5 Dementia Apps On ORCHA

Top 5 Dementia Apps On ORCHA

With a wealth of information out there, it can be difficult to know where to find the most accurate and helpful advice to support you to live well. That’s why Home Instead have teamed up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) to...

Dementia Carer Virtual Drop-In

Dementia Carer Virtual Drop-In

The Carers Dementia Service provides personalised, ongoing support for carers of someone living with Dementia or awaiting a diagnosis for Dementia. Every Tuesday between 2pm and 3.30pm they hold meetings via Zoom. To take part all you need to do is contact them for...

New Dementia Group Opens In Loughor

New Dementia Group Opens In Loughor

Now that lockdown restrictions are lifting it's time to start looking forward to meeting up in groups once again. If you live in Loughor or the surrounding area then you might be interested in a new group that is launching to coincide with Dementia Action Week....

Forum Meeting Minutes – 5th December 2018

Forum Meeting Minutes – 5th December 2018

Dementia Friendly Swansea Forum Meeting Minutes - 5th December 11am-1pm, Swansea Waterfront Museum Download Minutes in PDF format Attendees: Ben Ruddle* (DFS Chair), Wayne Dyer (DFS Treasurer), Keith Jeavors (Swansea Fundraising Group), Sue Coleman (ABMU HB), Dan...

AGM & Consultation Event – Give Us Your Ideas

AGM & Consultation Event – Give Us Your Ideas

The AGM is coming up on the 19th July at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea. This year, we will be sharing space with the 50+ Network. Both AGMs will be kept strictly to reports and officer nominations to a 45 minute max time cap. We will break for drinks, then get...

Swansea Bay TV News 6pm 28th March

Swansea Bay TV News 6pm 28th March

Dementia Friendly Swansea Chair Lesley Abbott has been interviewed today for a short piece to go out on Swansea Bay TV news this evening at 6pm. Lesley talks about the on-going work of the Dementia Friendly Swansea forum. Please could you share with your family,...

Open Morning Thursday 18th January

Open Morning Thursday 18th January

This month's Forum will be an Open Morning from 9.30am on the 18th January 2018 at the Swansea Waterfront Museum. Join us for a FREE cuppa and biscuit while finding out whats available for folks affected by dementia in the Swansea area. Open Morning from 9.30am 18th...