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My Disabled World – Poetry Competition 2020

Are you a poet and you know it? Writing is your skill, its a thrill? Ok so it’s not ours, but if you have a passion for poetry this competition may be for you. Disability talk are launching a competition which will see the 10 best poems collated into an online book. The competition is […]

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Gwent Carers Hub August Zoom Room Activities

    For more information on activities brought to you by Gwent Carers Hub go to Gwent Carers Hub Whats On August 2020 A fantastic range of activities on offer from Arm Chair yogo to virtual bingo and mindfulness.  Full details on their newsletter as linked above.    

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Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter

*Shared on behalf of a third party Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter Click on this link to view the Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter Here are some of the events you can look forward to.  Have a read of the newsletter to find out what else is going on.                 […]

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Blaenavon Be Friends

Could you spare an hour a week to phone or visit an elderly person living in Blaenavon?  Make a huge difference to people’s lives, and get so much back.  Check out the poster for more details.

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Family Fit Session

The second is a Family Fit session at 10:30am on Friday. This is a 30 minute fun physical activity session for all the family. It will be a Facebook Live through the IWN Covid 19 Community Support Group. If you are interested in this session please join the Facebook group in advance https://www.facebook.com/groups/IWNCV/  

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Gwent Dermatology Patient Panel

The GDPP next meeting will be held at our new venue The Board Room, Main Building, St Cadoc’s Hospital, Lodge Rd, Caerleon, Newport NP18 3XQ on  Tuesday 25th February, 2020 from 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.   We are fortunate to have Michelle Lewis from the office of the Older People’s Commissioner to begin our meeting with a talk about the  ‘Commissioner’s […]

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Pobl – Torfaen Vulnerable adults service

Join us at the launch of the Torfaen Vulnerable Adults service! You will have a chance to meet the team and find out what support we are able to offer you. Everybody is welcome! Let’s have a chat over tea and cake. Date: Saturday, 1st February 2020 Time: 11am until 12:30pm Location: Cwmbran Stadium The […]

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Marches Family Network – 25th Anniversary

Marches Family Network will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of our incorporation as a company this year.  We are planning a ‘birthday’ event/family fun day on Monday 6th April to celebrate! We have booked Withington Village Hall & the event will be running from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  We would like to invite other charities, organisations, […]

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Courtyard’s Spectacular Tea Dance – dementia friendly event

The Courtyard’s Spectacular Tea Dances offer a nostalgic dementia friendly event offering dancing, music, tea and cakes with the chance to meet new people and socialise in a safe and supported environment. As the UK’s first Dementia Friendly arts venue, The Courtyard, Hereford, is committed to providing regular workshops, performances and screenings for those living […]

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Rejuvenate!

Creative Group for Carers’ at the Courtyard. On Thursday 9th January they welcome students from HCA who will introduce participants to Printmaking.  

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Free EPP course – Living with Diabetes Type 2

Feeling Isolated? Not sure what to do? Do you want to know more about: Reducing the risk of complications Healthy eating Foot care Low/high blood sugar Exercise? Join a group for 2½ hours per week for 6 weeks Health & Wellbeing – self management of diabetes type 2

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General Election 2019 – Hustings Meeting

Who will you vote for? Monday 2nd December 2pm-3.30pm at the GW Railway Club Hereford (opp Sainsburys petrol station) Herefordshire Carers Support is holding a Hustings meeting for General Election candidates in Herefordshire at its Members’ request, on issues affecting unpaid Carers. HCS Patron Baroness Jill Pitkeathly, a Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords, […]

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EPP Courses torfaen – Introduction to Pain Management

EPP Cymru provides a number of self-management courses and workshops for people living with any long-term health condition or a caring role. These courses provide an opportunity for people to learn new coping skills, which can help improve the quality of daily life. For more details on what is available see the attached PDF. Health Wellbeing Courses […]

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EPP courses Torfaen – Introduction to self Management

EPP Cymru provides a number of self-management courses and workshops for people living with any long-term health condition or a caring role. These courses provide an opportunity for people to learn new coping skills, which can help improve the quality of daily life. For more details on what is available see the attached PDF. Health Wellbeing Courses […]

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