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JOB VACANCIES Male Support Workers needed in north Herefordshire SIL is a ‘not for profit’ organisation providing services that enable older and disabled people to live at home and access the community. We have vacancies for Support Workers to support a man on the outskirts of Hereford who has a learning disability to live independently […]

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Age Connects Torfaen Meal Delivery Service

Age Connects Torfaen launches Meal Delivery Service – commences 23rd July – Two Courses for £7.99   Delivering freshly made, nutritious, two-course meals for £7.99 each straight to your door! Delivery anywhere in Torfaen, no contract needed – could be one meal a week or meals every day, Age Connects Torfaen will deliver fresh to your […]

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Free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ Badges Support Disabled People

NEWS RELEASE Number: 56/20                                                                                    6th July 2020  Euan’s Guide, the access review charity, is offering free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ badges to help support disabled people and people with hidden impairments. Whilst coming out of lockdown, face coverings are either compulsory or strongly advised in many public areas, including on public transport. Although facemasks are an […]

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Rejuvenation – Issue 3

Produced by REJUVENATE! A place for Carers to find creative inspiration, ideas and online support Rejuvenate! book Issue 3 is linked below and has a fantastic Garden theme throughout, it even includes a tasty recipe worth giving a go. Creative Carers’ Group Email: rejuvenate@creativecarergroup.co.uk

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Pain Management course – Gwent

If you live in Gwent and have an underlying chronic condition, then you can sign up to join free, online course in pain management. Please use the form to apply to join the course which starts in July. The course is run by volunteers who have long term conditions. The courses will have a maximum […]

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Schooling and Social Care

NEWS RELEASE  Number: 55/20  11th June 2020                   SCHOOLING AND SOCIAL CARE Since schools reopened their doors to some children on the 8th June there have been concerns around the safety of individuals to whom care is being delivered by support and care workers. Services for Independent Living […]

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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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Welsh news – COVID19 – Services offered by supermarkets for elderly, disabled, vulnerable people, carers and key workers – May 2020

  This information is provided by partners at Welsh council authorities and is applicable in Welsh supermarkets only – we hope to be able to share similar information for English visitors to our site soon. COVID19 – Services offered by supermarkets for elderly, disabled, vulnerable people, carers and key workers – May 2020 Those who […]

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Gwent Integrated Autism Service – Virtual Sessions

Virtual Autism Advice Sessions Gwent Integrated Autism Service are working hard to find alternative methods of support in these uncertain times of lockdown and social distancing. Instead of our usual face to face drop in sessions, we would like to offer a Virtual Autism Advice Session. During the session you will be able to discuss […]

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Bring a smile – letter writing to older people

Calling all boys and girls! It’s time to write a letter or create a drawing to bring a smile to an older person; Age Connects Torfaen are launching a letter writing scheme to older people: Covid 19 has presented difficult times for many older people, especially those living alone who may not have anyone to […]

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Victim Support – Coronavirus: scammers and fraudsters

In neighbourhoods up and down the country people are pulling together and demonstrating a real sense of community, and that’s something we should all be incredibly proud of. Unfortunately, the coronavirus has also seen a rise in the exploitation of vulnerable people, and on the unease, uncertainty and anxiety that many of us are understandably […]

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Torfaen MIND – Announcement

Announcement from Torfaen & Blaenau Gwent Mind they are following the government’s current guidelines on the coronavirus & have sadly had to close their doors in both Pontypool and Brynmawr to the public, however all staff are working from home.   They are unable to deliver the recovery courses, activities or offer face to face […]

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