Health and Wellbeing Bulletin
What you need to know
Connected communities – Tackling loneliness and social isolation
Welsh Government have announced their consultation on addressing loneliness and social isolation in Wales and would like your views on what we should do to tackle loneliness and social isolation. It is available at: https://beta.gov.wales/connected-communities-tackling-loneliness-and-social-isolation and will close on 15th January 2019.
Cwm Taf University Health Board have launched the Cwm Taf Creative Arts, Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019 – 2022. The arts have been seen to make a significant difference to people who experience mental or physical health challenges, memory loss or pain, and can impact on quality of life, confidence and connectedness.
Through support and commitment from health board staff and partnership working with local authorities, third sector, artists, the strategy will create a positive environment to enrich and allow all to participate and be part of a creative community and will promote working together to explore the opportunities to develop a range of art activities.
Cwm Taf University Health Board staff health and wellbeing month which is set to take place during January 2019. Consisting of a series of roadshows with manned displays with an opportunity for you to showcase some of the work underway in the area and any resources which would be relevant for staff and the local population.
The roadshow are set to run from 8.30-3.30pm:
- 10th Jan Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
- 16th Jan Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda
- 17th Jan Prince Charles Hospital
- 18th Jan Kier Hardie Health Park
- 23rd Jan Royal Glamorgan Hospital
Contact Karen Vaughan, Occupational Health & Wellbeing Manager, Dewi Sant Hospital.
Email: Karen.Vaughan@wales.nhs.uk Phone: 01443 443231