Archive for June, 2012

Dyffryn Gardens event a crowd puller in Carers’ Week 2012

Gill Gapski leads an ‘Extend’ session

Carers throughout the Vale of Glamorgan spent a fun and informative day at Dyffryn Gardens on 19th June to mark Carers’ Week 2012.

 
The annual event, held in the marquee and Cory Centre, has always proved popular with carers. It provides an opportunity to meet representatives from caring organisations; find out about available support services; and take advantage of therapies such as Indian Head Massage and Reflexology.

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Crossroads Carers’ group explores local heritage at St Fagans Museum

Viewing the old toll house

A small group of carers and their dependent relatives from Crossroads Care in the Vale visited the National History Museum of Wales at St Fagans recently.

Since opening in 1948, more than forty original buildings have been opened on the site, and the group explored many of these before  stopping for lunch at the museum’s restaurant. Following the refreshments there was an opportunity to view the agriculture and costume exhibitions.

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Crossroads Care in the Vale welcomes new members of staff

Matt Quinn

Crossroads Care in the Vale is delighted to welcome new member of staff, Matt Quinn, to the Scheme. Matt will take over from Jo Hendry as Counsellor and Carers’ Group Coordinator from July 2012.

 
Matt may already be a familiar face to many carers through his work with the Cardiff and Vale branch of the Alzheimer’s Society and Cardiff and Vale Mental Health Development Project.

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