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Advocacy In Powys Provide advocacy for people using NHS and Social Services and Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy.

Age Cymru Powys voluntary sector organisation providing support to people over 50 in Powys, Mid Wales, covering Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Brecknockshire. They also provide advocacy.  Contact them Builth Wells 01982 553436 or Newtown 01686 623707.

Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline 0300 222 1122.  Alzheimer's Services in North Powys 01686 629530 and Brecknock and Radnorshire Alzheimer's Society 07536 042100 or mcocoj(at)yahoo.co.uk.
The Alzheimer’s Society has launched a new all-Wales advocacy service, ‘Voice and Choice’, offering a free, independent, impartial and confidential service to people who have a diagnosis of dementia or are going through the diagnosis process.  View their 'Voice and Choice' leaflet here

Brecon Dementia Friendly Community is group was made up of carers, committed individuals, heath and social care professionals and a range of other community and voluntary organisations.

Carers Trust is a new charity which was formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in April 2012.  Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Powys is an independent body and registered charity offering free, confidential, independent and impartial advice on a wide range of issues.  Tel: 0345 601 8421

Credu Connecting Carers Carer Outreach Workers provide specific help to carers.  They also help run Carer support groups, focus groups, activities and they can provide one to one support, advice and information.  01597 823 800.

Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia.

Dementia Friends aims to make everyday life better for people with dementia by changing the way the nation thinks, talks and acts.

Department of Health information on their campaign that targets the family and friends of people at risk of dementia who are likely to be the first to see the signs and can encourage their loved one to see their GP.

Mental Health Foundation Information on dementia.

Mind Me Locate is a small GPS locating device which reports its location every 4 minutes.  Carers can look up on Mindme's website the wearers location or can call Mindme's 24/7 Response Centre to get a location.  Tel: 0800 292 2901.

NHS Choices information pages on dementia.

NHS Evidence on dementia.

NHS NICE Pathway for dementia.  This pathway shows the care and support you and those close to you should expect.

NICE–SCIE Guideline on supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care.  2007.  Aimed at professionals, 392 pages.

Powys County Council contact details page.

Info Engine allows you to search for organisations and services across Powys.

The Social Care Institute for Excellence has produced a series of videos on diagnosis and living with dementia in a variety of settings which you can access here.

Welsh Government Information on dementia and their health improvement page on dementia here.

World Health Organisation (WHO) information
about dementia can be accessed here.

Wales Dementia Helpline Supporting Carers & Sufferers the helpline offers emotional support and information. 0808 808 2235.

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Welsh Government Migrant Support Organisations Mapping Exercise

8 Ionawr 2018

The Welsh Government is aware that Brexit is causing some anxiety amongst many migrant communities in Wales. Officials from the Equality Team are drawing up as comprehensive a list as possible of migrant support groups / associations / clubs, so they can better reassure residents about their status,

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Adult Autism (ASD) Training

Llun 22 Ionawr 2018

Newtown

Invest in your Health

Llun 22 Ionawr 2018

Taster Session - Building Better Health, Ponthafren

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Mawrth 23 Ionawr 2018

Newtown

Montgomeryshire Local Committee

Mawrth 23 Ionawr 2018

Powys Community Health Council

The Bird Company – ‘Barriers’

Mercher 24 Ionawr 2018

Celf-Able, Newtown

Meal Deal (Iranian Menu)

Mercher 24 Ionawr 2018

Ponthafren, Newtown

Creative Space Programme (workshops)

Iau 25 Ionawr 2018

Celf O Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells

Emerging Proud - Welsh Premier

Sul 28 Ionawr 2018

Community Film Screening and Discussion Circle - Llandrindod Wells

Sculpture with Geraint Edwards

Mawrth 30 Ionawr 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Mawrth 30 Ionawr 2018

Newtown

Creative Space Programme (workshops)

Iau 1 Chwefror 2018

Celf O Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells

LGBTQ+ Awareness Talk

Iau 1 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Mental Health Awareness Training

Llun 5 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Suicide First-Aid 2018 Conference

Llun 5 Chwefror 2018

Cardiff

Stand up for emotional health & wellbeing meeting

Mawrth 6 Chwefror 2018

A network for anyone with an interest in mental health, including people who have used mental health services, carers or service providers.

Stand up for emotional health & wellbeing meeting

Mawrth 6 Chwefror 2018

A network for anyone with an interest in mental health, including people who have used mental health services, carers or service providers.

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training

Mawrth 6 Chwefror 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Community Workers Meetings (Montgomeryshire)

Mercher 7 Chwefror 2018

Credu (formerly Powys Carers)

Rethinking Respite - Living with/caring for someone with Dementia

Mercher 7 Chwefror 2018

Meeting with the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales to talk about what you want from respite/short break support - Llandrindod Wells

Creative Space Programme (workshops)

Iau 8 Chwefror 2018

Celf O Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells

SURE for Mental Health Training (2 days)

Iau 8 Chwefror 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee

Iau 8 Chwefror 2018

Powys Community Health Council

Clay Workshop with Alex Allpress

Mawrth 13 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Creative Space Programme (workshops)

Iau 15 Chwefror 2018

Celf O Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells

Tai Chi (Mondays)

Llun 19 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Anger Management Course (3 weeks, Wednesdays)

Mercher 21 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Working as an Artist in a Care Home (Talk)

Mercher 21 Chwefror 2018

Brecon & District Mind

Mixed Media with Sorell Matei

Iau 22 Chwefror 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Depression Busting Course (2 days)

Llun 26 Chwefror 2018

Newtown

Adult Autism (ASD) Training

Mawrth 27 Chwefror 2018

Brecon

Executive Committee

Mawrth 27 Chwefror 2018

Powys Community Health Council

Disability Awareness Training

Iau 8 Mawrth 2018

Newtown

Dementia Awareness Training

Iau 8 Mawrth 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Full Council Meeting

Mawrth 13 Mawrth 2018

Powys Community Health Council

Depression Management Course (3 weeks, Wednesdays)

Mercher 14 Mawrth 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Drug Use Screening Tool (DUST) Training

Mercher 14 Mawrth 2018

Brecon

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Awareness Training

Mercher 21 Mawrth 2018

Llandrindod Wells

ACTivate Your Life Classes - Tuesdays (4 weeks)

Mawrth 27 Mawrth 2018

Powys Teaching Health Board, Brecon

Building Self Worth Course (3 weeks, Wednesdays)

Mercher 11 Ebrill 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Compassionate Mental Health Conference (2 days)

Mercher 25 Ebrill 2018

Brecon, Powys

Managing Depression Course (3 weeks, Mondays)

Llun 4 Mehefin 2018

Presteigne

THRIVE Course (5 weeks, Mondays)

Llun 4 Mehefin 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Community Workers Meetings (Montgomeryshire)

Mercher 6 Mehefin 2018

Credu (formerly Powys Carers)

Mental Health First Aid Course (2 days)

Mawrth 3 Gorffennaf 2018

Presteigne
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