Montessori learning could transform dementia care

The Montessori method of educating toddlers and pre-schoolers has been used to support people with dementia in the US and Australia since the late 1990s. Now the pioneering aged-care system which prioritizes independence and individuality is on its way here. Anne Kelly, an Australian nurse and aged-care expert, is helping to spread the message in the UK. Read more...

Festival Fun on a Hill

Festival on the Hill has an afternoon of live music to offer everyone …. and its completely free!

  Just simply grab your family and make your way to the Phoenix Centre where you’ll find a big ol marquee with a variety of live music, and its free. This free thing extends to other activities too, you can dance to the music for free! you can Read more...

Cinderella in Swansea

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Cinderella features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very ugly sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming. The clock is ticking, so book your tickets now! Read more...

What is Revolution up to these days?

Revolution has been a feature of Wind Street for many years, but what do we know about them and more specifically what can they do for children and families with disabilities? Rachael Jenkins who is sales manager for Revolution told us about the variety of activities they offer and what they are doing to support families with disabled children and Read more...

Festival on the Hill bands announced

Festival on the Hill bands have been announced. click on the link to see all the info and come and join us. Stall holders and businesses welcome. If you have family activities to pitch and want to join us on the 25th drop us an email via our website Read more...

Nutritional tips for people living with dementia

People with dementia often forget to eat and drink and can become disinterested in food, with the malnutrition and dehydration that ensues causing even more damage to the person’s physical and mental state.

  With 80 per cent of people in care homes living with dementia, it is vital staff are aware people with dementia are often unable to recognise Read more...

Festival on the Hill Swansea

Family Support Wales is working with the National Autistic Society Swansea and the Phoenix Centre Townhill to bring you ‘Festival on the Hill’. The festival will start at 12 noon and finish at 7pm on Saturday 25th August.

This fun packed family day will include a range of bands and acts preforming live on our stage in the Read more...

UK should think like Japanese and ‘learn from’ their social care

UK’s social care system could learn a thing or two from the Japanese way of giving care, according to a leading health think tank.

'Transparency' of Japan's system When it comes to achieving public buy-in, an easy to navigate social care system and limiting loneliness and ill health, the Japanese are making strides that Britain could do well to follow, Read more...

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