Archive for December, 2010

CAMEO members enjoy festive fun at Old College Inn

CAMEO Group at the Old College Inn

Nine members of Crossroads Care in the Vale’s CAMEO Group enjoyed a festive lunch at the Old College Inn, Barry recently.

CAMEO (which is an acronym for ‘come and meet each other’) is an informal group for carers whose full-time caring role has ended. Members of the group meet for lunch once a month, usually in Penarth, Barry or Dinas Powys, and also enjoy an outing each summer.

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Crossroads Care event is full of Christmas joy

Carers and their dependent relatives enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment at the Crossroads Care in the Vale Christmas Event held at Penarth Conservative Club.

Over thirty people were entertained by singer and guitarist Heather Jones, who had also performed for the group last year. Heather sang a selection of well-known songs and carols to get the audience in the mood for Christmas. Carers and their relatives also enjoyed an excellent two-course buffet prepared by local caterer Sue Franks. The afternoon concluded with a grand raffle.

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Information, advice and pampering at Carers’ Rights Day

Alan and Christine Jones, Joanne Meek and Carol Stingl

Carers’ Rights Day was celebrated in the Vale of Glamorgan on Friday 3rd December with four events held across the county.

The events, organised by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, took place in Penarth, Cowbridge, Barry and Llantwit Major. The aim was to provide information to carers and make them aware of support services available throughout the Vale of Glamorgan. 

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