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Carers Rights Day Virtual Conference 2021

Carers Rights Day Virtual Conference 2021

To celebrate Carers Rights Day, you are invited to join the Swansea Carers Centre on Thursday, November 25th, from 12 pm – 2 pm for their virtual conference! To help smooth the meeting along, the first 100 people to book will get coffee and cake delivered to your...

Fancy a Cuppa and a Chat?

Fancy a Cuppa and a Chat?

Now more than ever, we are appreciating the chance to get out and socialise with our friends and families. This can be difficult for people who through life events, find their circle has diminished. Swansea Council and Action for Elders recognise this, and are...

Musical Memories Choirs Meeting in West Cross and Manselton

Musical Memories Choirs Meeting in West Cross and Manselton

The Musical Memories Choirs are meeting in person again in West Cross and Manselton, so we can now watch online or in person! At the moment, there is do need to book. Just come along on Friday to either the 11am or 1pm session in Linden Church, Elm Grove Road, West...

Mindful Photography Course for Carers

Mindful Photography Course for Carers

The Swansea Carers Centre are running a 4 week Zoom based Mindful Photography course with Lee Aspland. The course will start on Wednesday 3rd November from 10am - 1pm and run weekly for 4 weeks. Sessions are free to unpaid/family carers. To book a place, please...

Social Care Reform Urgently Needed

Social Care Reform Urgently Needed

Nigel Hullah, Human Rights campaigner and Chair of 3 Nations Dementia Working Group shares his views on social care provision. This piece of work was originally done for the 3 Nations group. "Despite 12 green and white papers and five independent commissions over the...

Forgetful Friends Loughor Meet Up 16th September

Forgetful Friends Loughor Meet Up 16th September

Forgetful Friends Coffee Group in Loughor September Meet Up The next Forgetful Friends Coffee Group meeting is on Thursday 16th September between 11am and 12.30 pm at Loughor RFC, The Villa Belgrave Road, Swansea, SA4 6RF. If you're looking after someone with Dementia...

Musical Memories Choir News

Musical Memories Choir News

Musical Memories Choir for people living with dementia and carers is starting back at Linden Church, West Cross, Swansea on Friday the 3rd September. There will be two opprtunities to join them. One at 11am and one at 1pm. The 11am session will be recorded so that...

News & Articles – July 2021

News & Articles – July 2021

Every month Dementia Friendly Swansea aims to highlight important stories about dementia that are in the news. Links are provided for your reference only and are not an endorsement from or representative of the views of Dementia Friendly Swansea. We hope that you find...