Adult carers news in Powys (blog)

Celebrating National Carers Week (10th – 16th June 2019) Free Events throughout Powys

Celebrating the invisible unsung heroes in our families and communities – Young and Adult Carers National Carers Week (10th – ...
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Carers Rights Day in Powys

Special events to help Powys’ unpaid carers access the support they’re entitled to Credu will be hosting a number of ...
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Respite Matters – Time for Action!

To improve Respite, Carers came together on 23rd March 2018 with leading decision makers in Powys, including Cabinet member Cllr ...
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Ceri’s Story

Can you tell us a little about you? Married to David for nearly 21 years, I am a mother of ...
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Carers Matter – Report

‘There’s a will…and where there’s a will there’s a way’ – POWYS CARERS MATTER EVENT 24th November 2017 With powerful ...
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Carers Matter – FREE event for Carers in Powys

Credu invites Adult Carers to a Free event on Friday 24th November 2017, National Carers Rights Day from 10:30 to ...
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Connected Generation VACANCIES 2019

Connected Generation Building a Powys where ALL Older People are Valued, Connected and Thriving 2 x Outreach Workers (x 1 ...
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Abbey-cwm-hir Hall visits

Credu invites Carers & their guests for relaxing days out to Abbey-Cwm-Hir Hall Following great feedback from Carers after our ...
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Health and Wellbeing Sessions for Carers

Throughout 2017 Credu has been working in partnership with An Apple a Day, a Powys -based social enterprise company supporting ...
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Carers Chat – Summer edition

Carers Chat is out now! Our summer newsletter will be out today and includes invitations to a number of events ...
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Give your views on the wellbeing of future generation in Powys

Give your views on the wellbeing of future generation in Powys

Views are being sought by the Powys Public Service Board on their draft vision and objectives which aim to improve ...
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Get Into Rural Skills – 18-30s Near Brecon

Are you 18-30, working under 16hrs per week, not in education or training and living near Brecon? The Prince’s Trust ...
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Piloting Eventbrite for event bookings

Piloting Eventbrite for event bookings

We are delighted to be starting to use Eventbrite for our trips and event bookings. We are running our first ...
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Health and Wellbeing Courses at Machynlleth

  ‘An Apple A Day’ (Health and Wellbeing) Ltd are a Powys social enterprise company, set up to improve the ...
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Planning for the future

A Planning for the Future event  took place at Credu office in Marlow, Llandrindod in Carers Week Carers joined Credu and ...
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Temp/Relief Vacancy Credu Machynlleth

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated individual to assist with the day to day running of ...
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New Credu e-mail addresses

Please note that all emails ending in @powyscarers.org.uk have been replaced with @credu.cymru Emails sent to @powyscarers.org.uk will still be ...
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Vacancy! Ystradgynlais

We have a Vacancy for an Adult Carers Outreach Worker in Ystradgynlais. For more information go to our Jobs page ...
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Creating age-friendly communities (event 14th July)

Creating age-friendly communities (event 14th July)

Ageing Well in Wales are organising a free event on 14th July in Welshpool around the theme of Creating age-friendly communities.  Friday ...
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New on the website: a guide to free mental health helplines

New on the website: a guide to free mental health helplines

We have added a new link to the resources page Dealing With Specific Conditions, under the Mental Health section. Cassiobury ...
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Parkinsons Awarness Training – Newtown

Parkinsons Awareness training as follows; Thursday 3rd August 2017, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, NPTC Group, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 ...
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Planning for the Future – Carers Week in Powys

Planning for the end of life can be difficult, but not talking about dying and death can have unwanted consequences ...
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Why I Love Volunteering

Its Volunteers Week this week and we asked some of our Volunteers ‘why do you volunteer with Credu’ Lilian – ...
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Knit and natter in Carers Week!

Credu Supports AGE CYMRU POWYS The Big Knit Join us at Marlow, Llandrindod on Thursday 15th June from 10-12pm for a knit ...
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Experiencing Dementia Training

There are places available on the Experiencing Dementia Training as follows:- Please book places by email to pwbotu@powys.gov.uk or telephone ...
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Well Done Lilian

Our volunteer Lilian was recently recognised by the ‘Llandrindod Well Done’ awards for her work with Carers. Lilian has developed ...
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Powys: an exciting programme of events for Carers’ Week 2017

Carers’ Week this year is taking place from 12th to 16th June, and in Powys we are organising a number ...
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Psychoactive Substances and Harm Reduction – E-Learning Course

This training may be really useful for carers to understand Psychoactive Substances. If you click on the link, you then register and ...
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Vacancy: Carers Information Lead (Adult Carers, Powys)

Based in Llandrindod Wells 18 Hours per week Closing date for applications 9am 23rd May Interviews: Friday 9th June in ...
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Falls Prevention Training

Please book: email pwbotu@powys.gov.uk or telephone 01597 827507 Date Venue Times 21st June 2017 Conference Room Hendre Ladus Ystradgynlais 2.00pm ...
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Events for carers in the South Montgomery area

Events for carers in the South Montgomery area

Credu, Dementia Friendly Newtown, and Ponthafren Newtown have been meeting to look for some ideas that would encourage and help ...
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ASDinfoWales Seminar – 3rd May Llandrindod

An event for parents and carers to showcase the www.ASDinfoWales.co.uk resources Event for parents and carers of children and young ...
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Social Care Training Brochure

The Social Care Training brochure has now been updated and is available online, please click HERE The dates run from April ...
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Have your say – Carers/Community Hubs in Powys

Credu (formerly known as Powys Carers Service) has been supporting Carers across Powys since 2003, and we currently work with ...
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Dementia Strategy Survey

Inform Alzheimers response to the Welsh Government Dementia Strategy Alzheimer’s Society Cymru have developed a short survey that can be ...
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Welsh Government’s Older People’s Strategy Review

Dear Friends, COPA in partnership with Volunteering Matters are undertaking a range of activities to gain the views of older ...
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Carers Representatives wanted

PAVO has been asked to help recruit two carer representatives onto the Powys Carers’ Thematic Board which is the strategic ...
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Montgomeryshire Dementia Home Treatment Team Consultation

From Powys Local Health Board   As you may be aware, the Fan Gorau Unit in Newtown temporarily closed to ...
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Carers Champion Networking Event

Yesterday saw a fantastic turnout for an event that aimed to network services and help shape the role of a Carers ...
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Assistive technology open days

A new range of assistive technology equipment will soon be available across Powys. The additional equipment will support people to ...
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Young Carers Awareness Day in Machynlleth primary

Hello On Young Carers Awareness Day on the 26th Of January 2017, Machynlleth Primary school had a Young Carers Awareness ...
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Book Now for Powys Carers Event

Places are still available on our event on Thursday 23rd February in Llandrindod Wells. Making a real difference WITH Carers ...
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Carer’s Challenge: more help when our loved one moves into a care home

Carers have been asking us about the accessibility of support and information when their loved one moves into a care ...
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BUPA-run residential care homes in Powys to change management

Powys County Council has published a press release regarding BUPA-run residential care homes transitioning over to a new management company ...
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Support for Young Carers and Adult Carers in Powys

Powys Carers Service, now called Credu – Connecting Carers, has been awarded with a contract from Powys Council and PTHB ...
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Carers attending training thanks to Powys Council and Team Teach

Carers attending training thanks to Powys Council and Team Teach

Brilliant carers having the training they had asked for, thanks to Powys Council and Team Teach: ...
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Knighton Carers Meeting has changed time

Knighton Carers Meeting run by Crossroads Mid and West Wales now meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 3 ...
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Age Cymru and Older People’s Commissioner Consultation

Age Cymru is working with the Older People’s Commissioner to listen to the experiences of people living with dementia and their ...
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Making Life Better for Carers

A video by Carers UK ...
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