This is what’s on at the Hwb this week 5th December – 11th December 2022. 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. Or call the Hwb on 01792 304519 and get the information over the phone! Our telephone Hwb assistants are ready for your calls

Telephone Hwb is now available
If you are unable to get to the Hwb in Swansea, but still need support, call the Hwb between 11-3 and you will be able to access information. Call 01792 304519 to access. If you need to call outside of these hour, there is an answerphone, please leave a message and someone will call you back as soon as the Hwb is open again.

Safe Haven
We now have Safe Haven staff available during opening hours. If you need to come into the Hwb with your cared for, our Safe Haven staff can provide companionship for them while you can access information and support.

This week’s schedule of organisation visits is listed below, this is subject to change at short notice.

Monday

10am – 2pm
Dementia Hwb Llansamlet will be at the Tesco Community room in Llansamlet

We can help with doing Blue Badge applications today
Leanne, Dementia Support Worker from Swansea Bay NHS

Tuesday
Care and Repair Western Bay

Wednesday
We can help with doing Blue Badge applications today
Claire from Alzheimers Society Dementia Connect.
Katy from Dementia Carers Count

Thursday
We can help with doing Blue Badge applications today
Elaine, Swansea Dementia and Carer project worker from SCVS

Friday
Julia, Dementia Support Worker from Swansea Bay NHS

Saturday and Sunday
Our friendly volunteers will be available 11-3 on Saturday and Sunday for any information you need on dementia and the services available in Swansea.

Blue Badges & Herbert Protocol
As well as being able to help with Blue Badge applications, the Hwb can help with completing Herbert Protocol, for use in the event of a loved one with dementia going missing.

Safe Space & LFTs
The Hwb has also become a Swansea BID recognised ‘safe space’ (badge is displayed in the window), meaning that passers by will know that they can come to the Hwb for safety and support.
Also working in collaboration with Social Services the Hwb has become a distribution centre for LFT (Covid-19 Lateral Flow Tests) kits for unpaid carers or personal assistants for clinically vulnerable people.

For any more details please contact support@dementiafriendlyswansea.org or call the Hwb on 01792 304519