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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...

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...