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Whats On This Week at Dementia Hwb Swansea

Whats On This Week at Dementia Hwb Swansea

This is what's on at the Dementia Hwb Swansea this week 30th January - 3rd February. The Hwb is open 11am - 3pm for information finding and support, drop in for a chat about questions you may have on memory issues or dementia. Telephone Hwb is now available If you are...

Dementia Hwb Bridgend Now Officially Open

Dementia Hwb Bridgend Now Officially Open

The Dementia Hwb Bridgend had its Grand Opening on Wednesday 11th January 2023. The event saw 48 people from the local community and community organisations attend the event at 63 Nolton Street, Bridgend CF31 3AE to celebrate the official opening of the Hwb. The Hwb...

Hearing Loss and Dementia CADR Public Health Campaign

Hearing Loss and Dementia CADR Public Health Campaign

CADR (the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research in Swansea) have launched a public health campaign to raise awareness of the dementia risk of hearing loss. The full article is below... It's no secret that as we age, our ability to carry out everyday activities may...

Musical Memories Christmas Tea Dance

Musical Memories Christmas Tea Dance

Musical Memories Choir is organising a lovely Christmas event in the National Waterfront Museum Swansea on the 13th December 2-4pm Choir will be singing Carols, there's a delicious afternoon tea and dancing to watch or join in. It's free to come! Email Helen on...

Dementia Hwb Bridgend Opens Today

Dementia Hwb Bridgend Opens Today

The new Dementia Hwb Bridgend opened its doors on Thursday 1st December. A partnership between Mental Health Matters Wales and Dementia Friendly Swansea, the Hwb will provide a one stop place with local information to help: *anyone worried about their memory; *anyone...

Dementia Hwb Evaluation with UWTSD Questionaire

Dementia Hwb Evaluation with UWTSD Questionaire

As part of the ongoing development of the Dementia Hwb we have asked UWTSD to carry out an evaluation of the impact that visiting the Dementia Hwb has on people in the Swansea area. If you have visited the Hwb and if you can spare time to complete these surveys for us...

Telephone and Safe Haven Services at the Dementia Hwb

Telephone and Safe Haven Services at the Dementia Hwb

The aim of the Dementia Hwb in the Quadrant Centre in Swansea is to provide a drop in service where people can get information about dementia and local services available. As not everyone is able to get to Swansea, the Hwb has launched a telephone service where people...

Dementia Hwb Job Vacancies

Dementia Hwb Job Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies for jobs at the Dementia Hwb. If you would like to volunteer as a Dementia Hwb information assistant, please email support@dementiafriendlyswansea.org with your name and any experience you have of people living with dementia.

Dementia Hwb Opening At Tesco Llansamlet

Dementia Hwb Opening At Tesco Llansamlet

Dementia Hwb is pleased to announce the opening of another branch, this time at the Community Room, Tesco, Llansamlet. The first Dementia Hwb, located in the Quadrant Shopping Centre, Swansea, is handy for people to drop in whilst in the City Centre, we are well aware...