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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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Don't forget to sign up to @TREDCymru's review into the Eating Disorder services review. There is an online survey… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Excellent, much needed study: Experiencing mental health diagnosis - a systematic review of qual studies, 78 papers… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Improving our 'Child to Adult Eating Disorder Services in Wales' transition process. @1000LivesWales is holding a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Mental Health Services in Powys survey

5 February 2018

What do you think of mental health services in Powys? Complete a short survey to feed in your views to the reps sitting on the Powys Mental Health Planning & Development Partnership.

events

T'ai Chi

Monday 23 April 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

New Pathways SURE for Mental Health

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Interactive Conference 2018, Wrexham

Compassionate Mental Health Conference (2 days)

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Brecon, Powys

Talk on Natural Health and Wellbeing

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Tania Dolley explores the positive mental and physical benefits of connecting with nature and the outdoors (Brecon & District Mind)

Visit to Abbey-Cwm-Hir Hall, Llandrindod Wells

Thursday 26 April 2018

Ponthafren Association

80's Disco Night

Saturday 28 April 2018

Newtown

Sculpture Workshop 1 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Newtown

Smartphone Workshop

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Ponthafren, Newtown

Become a Dementia Friend

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Machynlleth

Stress & Anxiety Management Course (3 weeks, Wednesdays)

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Mental Health Today Wales 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

Conference in Cardiff

Public Health Network Cymru - Sustainability Showcase 2018

Thursday 10 May 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Coffee Morning

Sunday 13 May 2018

Dementia Friendly Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Networking Event - Mental Health Awareness Week

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Llandrindod Wells

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 17 May 2018

Guilsfield

Ink Drawing 2 with Sorell Matei

Thursday 17 May 2018

Mid Powys Mind

SafeTALK:Suicide Alertness Course for Everyone

Monday 21 May 2018

Bracken Trust, Llandrindod Wells

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Caersws

Managing Depression Course (3 weeks, Mondays)

Monday 4 June 2018

Presteigne

THRIVE Course (5 weeks, Mondays)

Monday 4 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Newtown

Community Workers Meetings (Montgomeryshire)

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Credu (formerly Powys Carers)

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Machynlleth

Talk by Ted Maidment on the life of Judy Garland

Thursday 14 June 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Sculpture Workshop 2 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 21 June 2018

Guilsfield

Stencil Techniques 1 in Painting with Sorell Matei

Thursday 21 June 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 27 June 2018

Caersws

Mental Health First Aid Course (2 days)

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Presteigne

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Newtown

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Machynlleth

Stencil Techniques 2 in Painting with Sorell Matei

Thursday 12 July 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Llanfair Caereinion

Sculpture Workshop 3 with Geraint Edwards

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Mid Powys Mind

Celf-Able Art Group

Thursday 19 July 2018

Guilsfield

Celf-Able Art Group

Wednesday 25 July 2018

Caersws
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