Rethinking Respite

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales is running a series of discussion sessions across Wales to hear from people living with dementia and those who care for them about what they want from respite / short break support:

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Who are the events for? 

  • People Living with Dementia
  • People caring for someone living with dementia


  • To hear people's experiences of respite / short break provision
  • To identify good practice and what it is that can promote more positive experiences for people living with dementia and for carers.

The events are supported by My Home Life Cymru and Swansea University. The results of this work will form a report and a call to action, which will be published in Spring 2018. 

Event dates / locations:

31 January - Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff (more information)

02 February - University of South Wales, Pontypridd (more information)

07 February - Media Resource Centre, Llandrindod Wells (more information)

09 February - Me, Myself and I Club, Briton Ferry (more information) - FULLY BOOKED

23 February - Glaslyn Leisure Centre, Porthmadog (more information) - FULLY BOOKED

26 February - The Gate, St. Clears (more information) - FULLY BOOKED

28 February - Chepstow Methodist Church, Chepstow (more information) - FULLY BOOKED

All venues are accessible, and parking will be available

We welcome contributions in Welsh. 

A light lunch will be available at the events, and vegetarian options will be provided. Please let us know if you have any other dietary requirements. 

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For more information or to book your place by phone or email, contact us on 03442 640670 /