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Swansea Carers Centre New Carers Connect Activities

Swansea Carers Centre New Carers Connect Activities

Here are details for some of the Swansea Carers Centre Carers Connect activities Georgia and El are scheduling for the next few months. To find more activities visit the What's On section on the Swansea Carers Centre website. Theatre trips to see La Traviata at the...

Dementia Hwb News 3 Months Open and April Review

Dementia Hwb News 3 Months Open and April Review

Now the Dementia Hwb in The Quadrant shopping centre in the centre of Swansea has been open for 3 months, we have had 559 recorded visitors needing support in a variety of ways, some of these have been considered crisis cases by Healthboard and experienced Third...

Dementia Friendly Swansea Annual Report 2021-2022

Dementia Friendly Swansea Annual Report 2021-2022

Presented at Annual General Meeting 13th April 2022 By Secretary Hannah Davies Secretary’s Report The past year has seen Dementia Friendly Swansea (DFS) develop into a much more serious co-production of all organisations across Swansea, helping much larger numbers of...

Dementia Friendly Swansea AGM 2022

Dementia Friendly Swansea AGM 2022

Join us for the first AGM since lockdown in 2020 for Dementia Friendly Swansea. University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) are kindly hosting us at their IQ campus on Swansea Waterfront, Kings Road, Swansea SA1 8AH. You can join us in person or online via MS...

The Wave’s Dementia Awareness Week

The Wave’s Dementia Awareness Week

The Wave Dementia Friendly Swansea has teamed up with The Wave for their Dementia Awareness Week from the 21st to the 28th March. The aim of the campaign is to let people in the Swansea area know that if you are affected by dementia in anyway, you are not alone. There...

World Delirium Awareness Day in the Dementia Hwb

World Delirium Awareness Day in the Dementia Hwb

World Delirium Awareness Day World Delirium Awareness Day is on Wednesday 16th March. Organisations use this date to bring awareness to a common serious condition that remains relatively unknown to the general public. What Is Delirium? Delirium is an acute confusional...

Dementia Carers Count Live Online Learning

Dementia Carers Count Live Online Learning

Dementia Carers Count are a UK-wide charity with a focus on family carers. They have a Virtual Carers Centre which offers a range of information and advice for carers. The online information and support availbe on the VCC is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....

The Dementia Hwb Swansea First Month Summary

The Dementia Hwb Swansea First Month Summary

The Dementia Hwb has now been open for 1 month in the former Thornton's shop in The Quadrant. We have managed to staff it and to be open every single day 11:00-15:00, with the exception of Friday 18th February due to Storm Eunice. During these hours we have helped...

Dementia Hwb Swansea Now Open in the Quadrant

Dementia Hwb Swansea Now Open in the Quadrant

Swansea Dementia Hwb opening Saturday 29-01-2022 On Saturday 29th January a unique pop-up information centre is being launched by a group of volunteers in The Quadrant in Swansea. It is a 5 week trial led by voluntary group Dementia Friendly Swansea in co-production...

SCVS-Microenterprise-Projects

SCVS-Microenterprise-Projects

The latest new from SCVS (Swansea Council for Voluntary Service) is that they have had some additional funding within the Microenterprise Project for unpaid, family carers. The project creates local services to support people in Swansea to remain in their own homes....

Emergency Swansea Telephone Numbers for Festive Period

Emergency Swansea Telephone Numbers for Festive Period

The festive period can be a difficult time to get in touch with different services due to holidays and changed opening hours. The Swansea Carers Centre have put together a list of emergency telephone numbers to get through the Christmas period. Swansea Carers Centre...

Welsh Government Carer Support Grants

Welsh Government Carer Support Grants

Information straight from the Swansea Carers Centre below - Swansea Carers Centre is working with Carers Trust Wales and Welsh Government to deliver grants to support carers who are experiencing hardship this winter. The scheme, funded by Welsh Government, will help...

Carers Centre New Year Mind Body Spirit Training

Carers Centre New Year Mind Body Spirit Training

Swansea Carers Centre have just released their Mind, Body and Spirit training sessions for the New Year! All of these are free for unpaid and family carers. To book a place on any of these courses or for more infomration please email ali@swanseacarerscentre.org.uk or...

Age Cymru Free Dementia Advice and Support

Age Cymru Free Dementia Advice and Support

Age Cymru West Glamorgan are a charity who offer a range of services to support local people, families and carers. They have launched a new free service to help support people with dementia and their carers. They will create a personalised dementia support plan...

Carers Centre Winter Sessions For Unpaid Carers

Carers Centre Winter Sessions For Unpaid Carers

Swansea Carers Centre has released the latest training sessions for unpaid carers, with a seasonal addition of festive hat making! For more information and to get their newsletter straight into your inbox, visit https://www.swanseacarerscentre.org.uk/ Festive Hats...

New Food Share Scheme in Loughor

New Food Share Scheme in Loughor

There is a food share scheme running every Thursday from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. at Jireh Church in Loughor (opposite Spar). The address is 34 Castle St, Loughor, Swansea SA4 6TU. People can just turn up without any referral needed and they will be given some basic...