Better Reading: Dementia Hope Workshop
Date: 3 August 2019 (2-30pm - 4-30pm)
Location: Llannerch Stage
Organisations: Welsh Books Council, Merched y Wawr, Social Care Wales, Alzheimer’s Cymru, Wales Dementia Services Development Centre
Better Reading is a series of books about dementia and mental health coordinated by the Welsh Books Council. Come and join a discussion session on dementia with representatives from Welsh Books Council, Merched y Wawr, Social Care Wales, Alzheimer’s Cymru and the Wales Dementia Services Development Centre. You can learn more about the work of these organisations to help and support people living with dementia, and the specific support for Welsh speakers living with dementia.
Work Welsh Care Plan
Date: 5 August 2019 (11.00 - 11:30am)
Location: Shw’mae Su’mae – Learn Welsh
Organisations: National Centre for Learning Welsh, Social Care Wales, Coleg Cambria, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
The new ‘Work Welsh’ programme aims to train the workforce to give them the confidence to have conversations with those they support through the medium of Welsh. Come and join a discussion session with representatives from the National Centre for Learning Welsh and Social Care Wales. You can learn more about the ‘Work Welsh’ programme and the importance of care provided in the Welsh language.
The importance of recruiting Welsh speakers to work in care and announcing the winner of the new Caring in Welsh Award
Date: 6 August 2019 (11.30am - 12.30pm)
Location: Societies 2
Organisation: Social Care Wales
Come and join us for the launch of the Caring in Welsh Award. The award recognises and celebrates care workers who’ve made a difference to people’s lives by providing care and support in Welsh.
Nominations were open to any paid care workers in social care or early years and childcare in Wales, and who provide excellent care through the medium of Welsh. The winner and runners-up will be announced at the event.
The event will also address the importance of the Welsh language in the WeCare campaign, the national campaign to attract, recruit and retain more care workers in Wales, which launched in March 2019.