As part of NHS Wales and Gwents 10 Year Public Health Strategic Plan Special community engagement events have been organised for: Older People: 7th August Carers: 8th August Veterans: 13th August Adults with Physical Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment: 14th August Adults with Learning Disabilities: 15th August Please see the attached […]
Meeting places & support
A directory of support groups and meetings, regular events and courses brought to you by businesses that share our Vision; “to enable people affected by disabilities to exercise choice and control, to live independent lives, and to actively participate in society”.
A wide range of events from Bingo, Quiz’s, coffee mornings and IT classes. Held across a number of venues by Age Concern, Torfaen. Keep an eye on the monthly newsletters below for the latest on what’s happening near you.
Available at Cwmbran Library, Gwent Square every Saturday between 9am – 12; covering a whole range of issues – see poster for more details. Hafan Cymru .Drop in Sessions Hafan Cymru – Coffee Morning
Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed. They are there not just for the patients themselves, but also families, carers and loved ones who are dealing day to day with the […]
Each year Services for Independent Living choose a charity to support. SIL events throughout the year provide the opportunity to fundraise and promote their services. This year we are working with Yeleni Therapy and Support. Yeleni wants to reach out and support as many cancer patients as possible, as there will be an increasing need […]
St Peter’s Church Hub, Hereford Chair Based Yoga Mondays, 12am – 12.45am Chair based yoga is for those that require a more gentle approach to yoga. This class is particularly beneficial for the elderly and people recovering from injury or illness. There will be work with the breath and with laughter! £6 a session First […]
No Wrong Doors project has been set as a single point of contact for young people to access a collaborative multi-agency team of agencies. It seeks to create a safe place for those aged 11 to 25 with access to information, support and guidance and provides a confidential space with supportive people to talk to. […]
Sense Cymru has a multi-purpose centre in Caerphilly. Our day centre offers a place for people with complex disabilities to build connections by developing communication skills and independence, meeting other people, being creative with arts and crafts and taking part in sport and exercise – all supported by skilled and specialist staff.
Coffee, Cake and Information Afternoon being hosted by MS Society.
Torfaen Carers Centre is located in Pontypool town centre and offers support and advice for carers living across the borough. The centre was established by Pontypool Mencap and Torfaen Carers Group in March 2005 and provides a one stop shop where carers can obtain information about a whole range of issues, including respite care, transport […]
Dementia drop in sessions held at the Centre Management Offices above Timpsons in the Town centre. View the dates and times here: Dementia Awareness Sessions – Cwmbran Shopping
A Mental Health charity which provides training, work experience and support to adults with Mental Ill health within garden environments. View the document below for more information Growing Space – Community Projects
Reccomended Summary Plan for Emergency Care& Treatment FREE 2-hour workshops for all Herefordshire Health & Care Staff Herefordshire is implementing ReSPECT as a system wide approach to ensuring we respond appropriately to an individuals needs and wishes in an emergency situation. To support the implementation process we are holding a series of free 2 hour […]
Drop into a clinic for help with new batteries, ear mould tubing, cleaning and use advice and information on hearing loss. The Widdershins Centre, East Ave, Griffithstown, Pontypool. NP4 5AB 1st Wednesday of the month 10am – 12pm See attached for more details Hearing Aid Clinic for NHS at Age Connects Torfaen
The Flexible Dementia Respite Pilot is developing a new model of providing respite services, based on the needs of unpaid carers of a person with a diagnosis of a dementia, who are not currently receiving any respite to support a break from their caring role. For more information on what this entails and how they […]
The Integrated Autism Service in Cwmbran invites you to a weekly Autism social group from Tuesday 15th January. Meet others on the Spectrum to socialise and make friends. For more details click on the link below Autism Social Group . Mount Pleasant Old Cwmbran or join one of their Drop In sessions where you can […]
A self supporting group that helps one another to improve personal well-being through varied guided meditations which are supported by projected relaxing imagery. Informal chat and a cuppa to end. See Headspace meditation sessions for more information and contact details.
Are you struggling to find suitable accommodation, to set up or to manage your home? Do you need help with budgeting, accessing benefits and managing your money? Is your mental health making it difficult to cope with day to day living? Open access sessions are being held at the locations in the poster below… MIND […]
Being an unpaid carer can sometimes be challenging, upsetting, isolating and often life changing. Having someone to talk to can make a huge difference, especially if that someone understands what you’re going through. Are you a carer or ex carer that could support another carer? If you think that you could support another carer please […]