The voice of the people supported by reach

The Action Group is the voice of the people supported by reach. They meet every six weeks in Newport to talk about the support they receive and other important things.

Supporting Roger to gain his independence

Roger is one of the most recent people to be supported by our Care at Home Team at reach. He is 54 years of age and has Autistic Spectrum Condition..

Painting A Picture Of Martin’s Mind

An ordinary vist to Libanus House; our reach office in Blackwood was transformed today by another visitor to the office… Martin, one or our service users. Martin, aged 66 took.

Deb wins reach Christmas Card competition

People supported by reach who live in the Cardiff area, were invited to pick up their pens or paintbrushes and use their creative flair to design a Christmas e-card that.

Llys Ton celebrate the first ‘Age Positive Week’

A national celebration of all that is positive about ageing and the contribution older people make to our communities took place between 28 Sept and 5 Oct, when Age Cymru.

Renoir Road celebrate their one year anniversary!

  Renoir Road is a small complex of bungalows, designed specifically for people on the Autistic Spectrum that was built last year in the east of Newport.  It is currently.

reach pilot ‘introduction to challenging behaviour’ training

Recently Gavin Chichester, reach Clinical Practice Specialist and Janice Dent, Head of Learning and Development ran reach’s  first ‘Introduction to Challenging Behaviour’ training session using the PBSpro (positive behavioural support).

100th Birthday Celebration at Norfolk House

Meet Alice Hamer, on the 27th August she celebrated her 100th Birthday. Alice is a resident at Reach’s Norfolk House in Leominster where she and her late husband have lived.

Blackwood Recruitment Open Days

Reach are recruiting in Blackwood…

Tea and Cake – It’s Time To Talk About Dementia!

Reach this week invited guests, who are either involved with, or affected by dementia to join them for a ‘chat’ on the emotive subject and hear more about their new.

Winners at Health and Social Expo

Reach ran a seminar on Co-Production in Specialist Dementia Services and had an interactive stand at the busy Wales Health and Social Care Expo held at Cardiff City Football Stadium.

Reach Staff Celebrate Their Qualifications Over A Coffee and Pastry !

A group of reach staff who completed qualifications during 2013 were delighted to have the opportunity to recently get together with colleagues to celebrate their recent academic achievements and chat.

Reach’s Ruth Marks Joins Guardian Live Dementia Debate

Reach’s director of Older People’s Services, Ruth Marks took part in a Guardian Newspaper live online debate entitled: “a better deal for people with dementia” on Friday 22nd November, which.

Younger People with Dementia Co-Produce new Centre of Excellence

Over 60 guests attended the reach reception ‘Co-producing Care’, in the Senedd last night. Mark Drakeford the Health and Social Services Minister said that “If we really want to make.

Listen and Learn – Its International Older People’s Day

1st October is a day that is internationally celebrated for the huge contribution made by older people. We can all reflect on the last time we had a good chat.

National Eye Health week

This week is National Eye Health Week – a time to remember that almost half of sight loss is avoidable and to ask yourself – when was the last time.

Reach Find Perfect Malvern Property for Barry, David and Gavin

When their registered home suddenly closed after living together for over 20 years, the three friends were unexpectedly faced with living in temporary accommodation which did not meet their specific.

Residents at Cwrt Twyncarn Get Digital!

Reach staff Megan and Louise, spent Monday afternoon in the foyer of Cwrt Twyncarn in Cwmcarn to help residents get online. They were overwhelmed with the turnout and the interest.

‘Keep Talking’ says Advisory Group on Elder Abuse Day

The importance of older people having a voice, resonated loud and clear at the first meeting of the regional Older Person’s Advisory Group, which met at Plas Hyfryd, Caerphilly this.

Manor Court Celebrates the Queen’s Coronation

After the disappointment of bad weather forcing the abandonment of the Diamond Jubilee party last year, Scheme Co-ordinator Diane Richards was determined to celebrate the 60th year of the Queen’s.

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