Local Services Directory (Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan)

In this section you will find information and contact details for organisations that provide services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Do not hesitate to give them a call if you would like to use their service or find out more information. 
Involvement
Many organisations encourage and directly look for Carers and Service Users’ experience and knowledge in the services they are developing or offering. If you are interested in participating. please contact us directly:
02920 222000 or at [email protected].
 We have several ways in which you can get involved – meetings and events both online and in person, consultations, one to one and through questionnaires and specific projects.

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Adult Care Services

We provide and arrange care services for adults who need support, care or protection, including people leaving hospital and carers in difficult situations. We may provide any of the following to help you live more independently: information and advice supported activities in day centres and other community settings support to enable you to access training […]

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale are committed to tackling loneliness, isolationand poverty amongst older people and strive to create a society where older peopleare respected, valued and heard. Our vision is to live in a society where older people are respected and enabled tomeet their aspirations. Below are the services we currently provide but […]

Alzheimers Society [Cardiff & Vale]

Summary of aims and objectives Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. It champions the rights of people living with dementia and the millions of people who care for them,  supports people to live well with dementia today and funds research to find […]

Bladder & Bowel Service [formerly continence advice]

Summary Community Care clinics are run in a number of locations. Open referrals are accepted. What can be offered for patients: Full assessment of bladder/bowel problems. Investigation and conservative treatments for bladder/bowel problems. Management of incontinence – provision of continence products. Advice/literature and support with reference to bladder/bowel continence problems.

Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice

119 Broad Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan. CF62 7TZ Adviceline – 03444 772020  (Calls to this service cost the same as calling 01 and 02 numbers. They will be included as part of a mobile allowance or landline package. Please note that tariffs may vary and are subject to change, so for specific call charge […]

Cardiff Mind

166 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DLTelephone: 029 2040 2040 E-mail: [email protected] Mind’s vision is of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all, and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively, and with respect. The needs and experiences of people with mental distress drive Mind’s work and they make […]

Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale

Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale, Tolven Court, Dowlais Road, Splott, Cardiff CF24 5LQ.Telephone: 029 2047 3337 Fax: 029 2047 3347email: [email protected] Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale exists to help older people to repair, adapt and maintain their homes thereby enabling them to live as independently as possible with increased safety, security, […]

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) We are the independent regulator of social care and childcare in Wales. We register, inspect and take action to improve the quality and safety of services for the well-being of the people of Wales. Aims We carry out functions on behalf of Welsh Ministers to provide assurance on the quality and […]

Carers Trust South East Wales

Carers Trust South East Wales (Cardiff & Vale Carers Gateway) Support for unpaid carers.   We can provide: · Information, advice and assistance · Counselling for carers supporting people who in later life have a mental health condition such as dementia or depression. (Vale only) · Peer Support Groups (Vale only) · Dementia Friendly Communities Workshops […]

Carers Trust Wales

Carers Trust Wales, Transport House, 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HA Tel: 0300 7729702 email: [email protected] We are part of Carers Trust, an ambitious national charity committed to improving support and services for unpaid carers. We do this by: Recognising and celebrating the essential contributions carers make Raising awareness of the barriers faced by carers […]

Carers Wales (a part of Carers UK)

Tel: 029 2081 1370 email: [email protected] Website: www.carerswales.org Carers Wales is here to make life better for carers  We connect carers so no-one has to care alone – By joining us you become part of a community of carers who can support you through the ups and downs of looking aftersomeone. We give expert advice, information […]

Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.)

 Freephone: 0800 132 737 Or text ‘help’ to: 81066 See also Wales Dementia Helpline  C.A.L.L. is a mental health helpline for the people of Wales, open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It offers a confidential listening and support service and  information/literature on mental health and related matters. Anyone concerned about their own […]

Cruse Bereavement Care (Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan)

Bereavement Support Information & Referral Line: 029 2022 6166 (open Wed. 10am-12pm, answerphone at all other times)   Office: 029 2022 6300 (Mon, Tues & Fri) Covid 19 – please note that bereavement support at present is being offered by phone or online only.  Our services are: One-to-one face to face bereavement support One-to-one telephone bereavement […]

Day Hospitals – Mental Health Services For Older People – Cardiff And Vale of Glamorgan

ARU Day Service (Tier 1) Assessment and Recovery Unit, University Hospital Llandough CF64 2XX Ward Manager: Tina Taki Telephone: 029 2071 5644 Grand Avenue (Tier 2) Day Hospital combined with Grand Avenue Day Centre Ward Manager: Tina Taki Telephone: 029 20 2078 8484

Dental Service – Community

The Community Dental Service provides a service at community clinics and a domiciliary service for older people or people with disabilities who have difficulty obtaining dental care. Referrals are accepted from all health care professionals  and  carers. For further advice on the Community Dental Service, or to make a referral, contact: Riverside Health Centre, Wellington […]

Dental Services – Hospital

Cardiff has the benefits of the only Dental Teaching Hospital in Wales. In addition to specialist dental services, the Examination and Emergency Department provides a service for urgent oral and dental problems and pain relief. Services: Referred dental service – Patients may be referred to the hospital dental service for specialist dental treatment. This service […]

Dieticians

The role of the dietician is to help achieve the best possible nutritional intake, thus leading to a maximised health status. This is done in collaboration with the service user, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team. Good nutrition will help improve quality of life and also encourage independence for as long as possible.  Community […]

Diverse Cymru

Address: 307-315 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1JD Telephone: 029 2036 8888 email:  [email protected] Diverse Cymru is a Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender identity and reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or beliefs, sex and sexual orientation. Services include […]

Emergency Duty Work Team (Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan)

Emergency telephone number: 029 2078  8570 There is a Social Worker on duty to cover emergencies which may occur out of office hours. This line is open from 5.00pm to 8.30am, Monday to Thursday and from 4.30pm Friday to 8.30pm Monday.

Forget-me-not Chorus

  The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly singing sessions. They have choirs throughout Wales in communities, care homes and hospitals, running in person and online via Zoom. Virtual singing sessions are available for all to access free via their website. They warmly welcome anyone living with and alongside dementia […]

General Practitioners

The family doctor or GP usually arranges for someone to see a specialist Consultant Psycho-geriatrician. GPs will only do this if they are reasonably sure that the person is suffering from a psychiatric condition and because early symptoms can vary so much, it is often difficult to be certain of this.  It is therefore very […]

In-Patient Services – Mental Health Services For Older People

There are 8 in-patient wards for older people’s mental health spread across three sites: University Hospital Llandough, the Iorwerth Jones Centre and Barry Hospital. Some of these wards are Acute Assessment Wards specialising in short-term care whilst the others are Extended Assessment Wards delivering longer periods of care. Acute Assessment Wards Mental Health Services for […]

Memory Team

Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth CF64 2XXContact: Team Secretary, Janet MorseTelephone: 029 2071 6961Fax: 029 2070 4244E-mail: [email protected] Cardiff Memory Team consists of: medical doctors, nurse specialists, clinical psychology and speech and language therapy staff. Cardiff Memory Team is a multi-professional team that specialises in the identification, assessment and management of older people with memory […]

Mental Health Services For Older People (MHSOP) Community Services

The Community Mental Health Teams provide first-line assessment and follow-up treatment and care to patients in the community with dementia, and elderly people with other mental health problems. The service is multi-professional and is Local Authority led. The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Mental Health Teams MHSOP Community Services, Llanfair Unit, University Hospital Llandough, […]

Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan

Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan NB Please check with Mind in the Vale with  regard to any changes COVID 19 may have made to the services listed below Main office: Mind in the Vale, 29 Tynewydd Road, Barry CF62 8HB Tel: 01446 730792  email:  [email protected] Website:  www.mindinthevale.org.uk Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan aims […]

Nexus: carer & service user involvement in older people’s mental health

Telephone: 029 2022 2000 Email: [email protected] – Helen Joy, Involvement Officer (Cardiff)Email: [email protected] – Matthew Salisbury, Involvement Officer (Vale)Website: www.cavamh.org.uk “Carer and service user involvement in older people’s mental health services” Nexus is set up to involve & engage those who use older people’s mental health services & their carers to have a say in […]

Parkinson’s UK (Cardiff and Vale Services)

The Parkinson’s Local Adviser service (Delyth Pritchard) can be accessed via the Parkinson’s UK Helpline**Parkinson’s UK Helpline Telephone: 0808 800 0303 or Email: [email protected] (emails answered within 5 working days) Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists in Cardiff and Vale Contact: Tracy Williams or Sandra MahonTelephone: 029 21824342 Our aim is to find a cure and […]

Primary Mental Health Support Service (PMHSS)

The PMHSS is a service for people aged 18 or over living with common mental health difficulties, such as depression and anxiety. We accept referrals from GPs and other mental health teams. The service is for people who want to learn new ways of helping themselves. The service offers assessments and a range of interventions […]

Re-Live

Re-Live is an award-winning charity, based in Cardiff, providing a dynamic programme of Life Story Theatre, Arts in Health group work and experiential training. We offer online and in-room creative Life Story groups supporting people’s mental health and wellbeing. Currently, we are running the following online groups: Memoria – online Zoom group for people living […]

Red Sea House

Contact Abdi Sugulle on 029 2048 0078 or Lukasz Kuziow Support Team Manager, Taff Housing Association, 307-315 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1JD, telephone: 029 2025 9176 email: [email protected] Red Sea House aims to provide good quality affordable housing for community elders. This scheme is designed for the needs of older people from the Black […]

Samaritans Cardiff & District

Cardiff & District Samaritans We’re here for you. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, we’re here to listen and provide you with confidential emotional support. Call us using our free phone number 116 123 day or night, 365 days a year. We also have a free-to-call Welsh language line, available from 7pm – 11pm, daily, […]

Solace- Cardiff & Vale UHB

Are you a relative or friend of someone over the age of 65 years who has a diagnosis of a dementia or other mental health condition? If so, Solace could help [contact details at end of this entry] What is Solace? Solace is a service that sits within Mental Health Services for Older People at […]

South Glamorgan Community Health Council

Contacts:- Mr Stephen Allen, Chief Officer, South Glamorgan Community Health Council, Pro-Copy Business Centre (Rear), Parc Ty Glas, Llanishen,CF14 5DU Office hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 4.30pmFriday 9.00am to 4.00pmTelephone: 029 2075 0112 email: [email protected] The CHC Advocacy Service: The CHC Advocacy Service is a small team of staff who provide a complaints and […]

Speech, Language And Communication

Speech and language therapy – support with communication, and eating, drinking and swallowing Speech and language therapists (SLTs) support people with memory problems, dementia, and related conditions, to live well by assessing their needs and delivering direct interventions to support communication, and eating, drinking and swallowing. SLTs also support and train other professionals to recognise […]

Telecare (Vale of Glamorgan) – Community Alarm Service

Telephone: 01446 700111 TeleV is a responsive and sensitive emergency alarm service provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by the local council. It offers peace of mind and improved personal safety and security to any member of the community who wishes to continue living independently. email:    [email protected] for more information.

Telecare [Cardiff] – Community Alarm Service

Telecare CardiffCardiff Centre, Wilcox House, Dunleavy Drive, Cardiff Bay, CF11 0BA Telephone: 029 2053 7080 Telecare Cardiff is a 24-hour emergency response service provided by the local council. This service offers peace of mind to all those connected to the service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and enables people to call instantly […]

The Stroke Association

The Stroke AssociationAssociate Director for Wales: Katie Chappelle029 2052 4400 The Stroke Association is the only national charity solely concerned with helping everyone affected by stroke. Our vision is to have a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need. We provide local support services for […]

Vale of Glamorgan Veterans Advice Service

Contact: Phone / Ffôn: 07725704655 Email / E-bost: [email protected] [email protected] Twitter : @covenantwales Visit our Website at www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/VeteranAdvice Ewch i’n gwefan yn www.bromorgannwg.gov.uk/cyngorigynfilwyr Vale of Glamorgan Council, Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry CF63 4RU Services offered: The Veterans Advice Service provides free, impartial, dedicated information, advice and support to members of the Armed Forces Community […]

Veterans’ Mental Health Support Group

Matthew SalisburyNexus, cavamh, 84 Glebe Street, Penarth, Cardiff, CF64 1EFTel: 029 2022 2000 Email: [email protected] The Veterans’ Mental Health Support Group was founded to give special consideration to the welfare of veterans. Veterans are defined as those who have undertaken at least one days paid service in the Armed Forces of this country, or Merchant […]

Voluntary Emergency Service Transport (VEST)

Caroline Cook, VEST Transport, Unit 45 Portmanmoor Road Industrial Estate, Cardiff CF24 5HBTelephone: 029 2049 0335  email: [email protected] Website: www.vestcardiff.talktalk.net VEST provides door to door transport to people who are unable to access conventional transport due to old age, disability or isolation. Services are tailored for both groups and individuals, contact us for more information.

Wales Dementia Helpline [C.A.L.L.]

See also C.A.L.L. Helpline for mental health support other than dementia Freephone: 0808 808 2235 (Open 24 hours a day) or text ‘help’ to 81066Website: www.dementiahelpline.org.uk Supporting carers & people living with dementia in Wales.Offering a confidential listening support service. The helpline offers emotional support to anyone, of any age, who is caring for someone […]

Woodys Lodge

Contact:  Sian Woodland, Deputy CEO. Tel: 01446 781792  WOODY’S LODGE is based at Amelia Trust Farm, 5 Mile Lane, Barry CF62 3AS, and provides veterans and their families with a safe environment. Please contact us if you wish to visit.

Younger People With Dementia (Cardiff & The Vale)

Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Team Dr Dragana Turic, Consultant Psychiatrist Cariad Unit, Barry Hospital, Colcot Road, Barry, CF62 8YH YOD Team Lead: Mark Jones Medical Secretary: Karen Warlow Telephone: 01446 454200 email: [email protected]  The Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Younger Onset Dementia Service is a specialist and dedicated service for people who receive a […]
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Adult Care Services

We provide and arrange care services for adults who need support, care or protection, including people leaving hospital and carers in difficult situations. We may provide any of the following to help you live more independently: information and advice supported activities in day centres and other community settings support to enable you to access training […]
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Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale are committed to tackling loneliness, isolationand poverty amongst older people and strive to create a society where older peopleare respected, valued and heard. Our vision is to live in a society where older people are respected and enabled tomeet their aspirations. Below are the services we currently provide but […]
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Alzheimers Society [Cardiff & Vale]

Summary of aims and objectives Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. It champions the rights of people living with dementia and the millions of people who care for them,  supports people to live well with dementia today and funds research to find […]
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Bladder & Bowel Service [formerly continence advice]

Summary Community Care clinics are run in a number of locations. Open referrals are accepted. What can be offered for patients: Full assessment of bladder/bowel problems. Investigation and conservative treatments for bladder/bowel problems. Management of incontinence – provision of continence products. Advice/literature and support with reference to bladder/bowel continence problems.
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Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice

119 Broad Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan. CF62 7TZ Adviceline – 03444 772020  (Calls to this service cost the same as calling 01 and 02 numbers. They will be included as part of a mobile allowance or landline package. Please note that tariffs may vary and are subject to change, so for specific call charge […]
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Cardiff Mind

166 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1DLTelephone: 029 2040 2040 E-mail: [email protected] Mind’s vision is of a society that promotes and protects good mental health for all, and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively, and with respect. The needs and experiences of people with mental distress drive Mind’s work and they make […]
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Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale

Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale, Tolven Court, Dowlais Road, Splott, Cardiff CF24 5LQ.Telephone: 029 2047 3337 Fax: 029 2047 3347email: [email protected] Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale exists to help older people to repair, adapt and maintain their homes thereby enabling them to live as independently as possible with increased safety, security, […]
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Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) We are the independent regulator of social care and childcare in Wales. We register, inspect and take action to improve the quality and safety of services for the well-being of the people of Wales. Aims We carry out functions on behalf of Welsh Ministers to provide assurance on the quality and […]
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Carers Trust South East Wales

Carers Trust South East Wales (Cardiff & Vale Carers Gateway) Support for unpaid carers.   We can provide: · Information, advice and assistance · Counselling for carers supporting people who in later life have a mental health condition such as dementia or depression. (Vale only) · Peer Support Groups (Vale only) · Dementia Friendly Communities Workshops […]
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Carers Trust Wales

Carers Trust Wales, Transport House, 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HA Tel: 0300 7729702 email: [email protected] We are part of Carers Trust, an ambitious national charity committed to improving support and services for unpaid carers. We do this by: Recognising and celebrating the essential contributions carers make Raising awareness of the barriers faced by carers […]
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Carers Wales (a part of Carers UK)

Tel: 029 2081 1370 email: [email protected] Website: www.carerswales.org Carers Wales is here to make life better for carers  We connect carers so no-one has to care alone – By joining us you become part of a community of carers who can support you through the ups and downs of looking aftersomeone. We give expert advice, information […]
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Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.)

 Freephone: 0800 132 737 Or text ‘help’ to: 81066 See also Wales Dementia Helpline  C.A.L.L. is a mental health helpline for the people of Wales, open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It offers a confidential listening and support service and  information/literature on mental health and related matters. Anyone concerned about their own […]
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Cruse Bereavement Care (Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan)

Bereavement Support Information & Referral Line: 029 2022 6166 (open Wed. 10am-12pm, answerphone at all other times)   Office: 029 2022 6300 (Mon, Tues & Fri) Covid 19 – please note that bereavement support at present is being offered by phone or online only.  Our services are: One-to-one face to face bereavement support One-to-one telephone bereavement […]
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Day Hospitals – Mental Health Services For Older People – Cardiff And Vale of Glamorgan

ARU Day Service (Tier 1) Assessment and Recovery Unit, University Hospital Llandough CF64 2XX Ward Manager: Tina Taki Telephone: 029 2071 5644 Grand Avenue (Tier 2) Day Hospital combined with Grand Avenue Day Centre Ward Manager: Tina Taki Telephone: 029 20 2078 8484
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Dental Service – Community

The Community Dental Service provides a service at community clinics and a domiciliary service for older people or people with disabilities who have difficulty obtaining dental care. Referrals are accepted from all health care professionals  and  carers. For further advice on the Community Dental Service, or to make a referral, contact: Riverside Health Centre, Wellington […]
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Dental Services – Hospital

Cardiff has the benefits of the only Dental Teaching Hospital in Wales. In addition to specialist dental services, the Examination and Emergency Department provides a service for urgent oral and dental problems and pain relief. Services: Referred dental service – Patients may be referred to the hospital dental service for specialist dental treatment. This service […]
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Dieticians

The role of the dietician is to help achieve the best possible nutritional intake, thus leading to a maximised health status. This is done in collaboration with the service user, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team. Good nutrition will help improve quality of life and also encourage independence for as long as possible.  Community […]
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Diverse Cymru

Address: 307-315 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1JD Telephone: 029 2036 8888 email:  [email protected] Diverse Cymru is a Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender identity and reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or beliefs, sex and sexual orientation. Services include […]
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Emergency Duty Work Team (Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan)

Emergency telephone number: 029 2078  8570 There is a Social Worker on duty to cover emergencies which may occur out of office hours. This line is open from 5.00pm to 8.30am, Monday to Thursday and from 4.30pm Friday to 8.30pm Monday.
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Forget-me-not Chorus

  The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly singing sessions. They have choirs throughout Wales in communities, care homes and hospitals, running in person and online via Zoom. Virtual singing sessions are available for all to access free via their website. They warmly welcome anyone living with and alongside dementia […]
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General Practitioners

The family doctor or GP usually arranges for someone to see a specialist Consultant Psycho-geriatrician. GPs will only do this if they are reasonably sure that the person is suffering from a psychiatric condition and because early symptoms can vary so much, it is often difficult to be certain of this.  It is therefore very […]
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In-Patient Services – Mental Health Services For Older People

There are 8 in-patient wards for older people’s mental health spread across three sites: University Hospital Llandough, the Iorwerth Jones Centre and Barry Hospital. Some of these wards are Acute Assessment Wards specialising in short-term care whilst the others are Extended Assessment Wards delivering longer periods of care. Acute Assessment Wards Mental Health Services for […]
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Memory Team

Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Penarth CF64 2XXContact: Team Secretary, Janet MorseTelephone: 029 2071 6961Fax: 029 2070 4244E-mail: [email protected] Cardiff Memory Team consists of: medical doctors, nurse specialists, clinical psychology and speech and language therapy staff. Cardiff Memory Team is a multi-professional team that specialises in the identification, assessment and management of older people with memory […]
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Mental Health Services For Older People (MHSOP) Community Services

The Community Mental Health Teams provide first-line assessment and follow-up treatment and care to patients in the community with dementia, and elderly people with other mental health problems. The service is multi-professional and is Local Authority led. The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Mental Health Teams MHSOP Community Services, Llanfair Unit, University Hospital Llandough, […]
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Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan

Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan NB Please check with Mind in the Vale with  regard to any changes COVID 19 may have made to the services listed below Main office: Mind in the Vale, 29 Tynewydd Road, Barry CF62 8HB Tel: 01446 730792  email:  [email protected] Website:  www.mindinthevale.org.uk Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan aims […]
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Nexus: carer & service user involvement in older people’s mental health

Telephone: 029 2022 2000 Email: [email protected] – Helen Joy, Involvement Officer (Cardiff)Email: [email protected] – Matthew Salisbury, Involvement Officer (Vale)Website: www.cavamh.org.uk “Carer and service user involvement in older people’s mental health services” Nexus is set up to involve & engage those who use older people’s mental health services & their carers to have a say in […]
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Parkinson’s UK (Cardiff and Vale Services)

The Parkinson’s Local Adviser service (Delyth Pritchard) can be accessed via the Parkinson’s UK Helpline**Parkinson’s UK Helpline Telephone: 0808 800 0303 or Email: [email protected] (emails answered within 5 working days) Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists in Cardiff and Vale Contact: Tracy Williams or Sandra MahonTelephone: 029 21824342 Our aim is to find a cure and […]
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Primary Mental Health Support Service (PMHSS)

The PMHSS is a service for people aged 18 or over living with common mental health difficulties, such as depression and anxiety. We accept referrals from GPs and other mental health teams. The service is for people who want to learn new ways of helping themselves. The service offers assessments and a range of interventions […]
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Re-Live

Re-Live is an award-winning charity, based in Cardiff, providing a dynamic programme of Life Story Theatre, Arts in Health group work and experiential training. We offer online and in-room creative Life Story groups supporting people’s mental health and wellbeing. Currently, we are running the following online groups: Memoria – online Zoom group for people living […]
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Red Sea House

Contact Abdi Sugulle on 029 2048 0078 or Lukasz Kuziow Support Team Manager, Taff Housing Association, 307-315 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1JD, telephone: 029 2025 9176 email: [email protected] Red Sea House aims to provide good quality affordable housing for community elders. This scheme is designed for the needs of older people from the Black […]
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Samaritans Cardiff & District

Cardiff & District Samaritans We’re here for you. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, we’re here to listen and provide you with confidential emotional support. Call us using our free phone number 116 123 day or night, 365 days a year. We also have a free-to-call Welsh language line, available from 7pm – 11pm, daily, […]
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Solace- Cardiff & Vale UHB

Are you a relative or friend of someone over the age of 65 years who has a diagnosis of a dementia or other mental health condition? If so, Solace could help [contact details at end of this entry] What is Solace? Solace is a service that sits within Mental Health Services for Older People at […]
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South Glamorgan Community Health Council

Contacts:- Mr Stephen Allen, Chief Officer, South Glamorgan Community Health Council, Pro-Copy Business Centre (Rear), Parc Ty Glas, Llanishen,CF14 5DU Office hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 4.30pmFriday 9.00am to 4.00pmTelephone: 029 2075 0112 email: [email protected] The CHC Advocacy Service: The CHC Advocacy Service is a small team of staff who provide a complaints and […]
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Speech, Language And Communication

Speech and language therapy – support with communication, and eating, drinking and swallowing Speech and language therapists (SLTs) support people with memory problems, dementia, and related conditions, to live well by assessing their needs and delivering direct interventions to support communication, and eating, drinking and swallowing. SLTs also support and train other professionals to recognise […]
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Telecare (Vale of Glamorgan) – Community Alarm Service

Telephone: 01446 700111 TeleV is a responsive and sensitive emergency alarm service provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by the local council. It offers peace of mind and improved personal safety and security to any member of the community who wishes to continue living independently. email:    [email protected] for more information.
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Telecare [Cardiff] – Community Alarm Service

Telecare CardiffCardiff Centre, Wilcox House, Dunleavy Drive, Cardiff Bay, CF11 0BA Telephone: 029 2053 7080 Telecare Cardiff is a 24-hour emergency response service provided by the local council. This service offers peace of mind to all those connected to the service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and enables people to call instantly […]
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The Stroke Association

The Stroke AssociationAssociate Director for Wales: Katie Chappelle029 2052 4400 The Stroke Association is the only national charity solely concerned with helping everyone affected by stroke. Our vision is to have a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need. We provide local support services for […]
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Vale of Glamorgan Veterans Advice Service

Contact: Phone / Ffôn: 07725704655 Email / E-bost: [email protected] [email protected] Twitter : @covenantwales Visit our Website at www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/VeteranAdvice Ewch i’n gwefan yn www.bromorgannwg.gov.uk/cyngorigynfilwyr Vale of Glamorgan Council, Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry CF63 4RU Services offered: The Veterans Advice Service provides free, impartial, dedicated information, advice and support to members of the Armed Forces Community […]
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Veterans’ Mental Health Support Group

Matthew SalisburyNexus, cavamh, 84 Glebe Street, Penarth, Cardiff, CF64 1EFTel: 029 2022 2000 Email: [email protected] The Veterans’ Mental Health Support Group was founded to give special consideration to the welfare of veterans. Veterans are defined as those who have undertaken at least one days paid service in the Armed Forces of this country, or Merchant […]
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Voluntary Emergency Service Transport (VEST)

Caroline Cook, VEST Transport, Unit 45 Portmanmoor Road Industrial Estate, Cardiff CF24 5HBTelephone: 029 2049 0335  email: [email protected] Website: www.vestcardiff.talktalk.net VEST provides door to door transport to people who are unable to access conventional transport due to old age, disability or isolation. Services are tailored for both groups and individuals, contact us for more information.
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Wales Dementia Helpline [C.A.L.L.]

See also C.A.L.L. Helpline for mental health support other than dementia Freephone: 0808 808 2235 (Open 24 hours a day) or text ‘help’ to 81066Website: www.dementiahelpline.org.uk Supporting carers & people living with dementia in Wales.Offering a confidential listening support service. The helpline offers emotional support to anyone, of any age, who is caring for someone […]
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Woodys Lodge

Contact:  Sian Woodland, Deputy CEO. Tel: 01446 781792  WOODY’S LODGE is based at Amelia Trust Farm, 5 Mile Lane, Barry CF62 3AS, and provides veterans and their families with a safe environment. Please contact us if you wish to visit.
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Younger People With Dementia (Cardiff & The Vale)

Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Team Dr Dragana Turic, Consultant Psychiatrist Cariad Unit, Barry Hospital, Colcot Road, Barry, CF62 8YH YOD Team Lead: Mark Jones Medical Secretary: Karen Warlow Telephone: 01446 454200 email: [email protected]  The Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Younger Onset Dementia Service is a specialist and dedicated service for people who receive a […]
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