Family Support Wales-Supporting Children and Adults in the Community

Family Support Wales offers a range of services to support your child in community activities. Our staff are trained to deal with challenges and potential difficulties that may occur. Our staff are experienced in supporting children whose lives are impacted by such difficulties as autism and ADHD. We understand the benefit of social inclusion and Read more...

Family Fun Day 11th June

  Fun costumes and the familiar faces of well-known film and book characters, helped to highlight the important work of local services in Neath Port Talbot and deliver a few key healthy messages to families. Colleagues from Swansea Bay University Health board, as well as local family services and charities, dressed up for the occasion and helped make the Flying Start Neath Port Talbot Family Fun Day at Ysgol Bae Baglan a big hit with families. Read more...

Walk for MIND

Hi, I'm Rob Boucher I am currently training for a 6 day charity walk in November, it will be on the ancient Inca trail in Peru. The walk will be very tough, climbing three mountains and ending at one of the new seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu. Starting in the ancient city of Cusco at 2,200m and the highest mountain pass at 4,200m high, worryingly named Dead Woman's Pass! I am raising money for MIND the mental health charity. Having needed Read more...

Autism can be diagnosed using eye trackers!

Autism can be diagnosed using eye trackers, University of Waterloo researchers say!

Neuro-typical children focus on a person's eye while autistic children look at the mouth, study finds Researchers at the University of Waterloo say they have developed a new, "kid-friendly" way of diagnosing autism in young children. It uses infrared technology to read the way a child's eyes move as they process the features of a person's face. "A Read more...

National Festival to celebrate care workers

Let’s celebrate all that is good about people who work in care with the second annual Professional Care Workers’ Day on 4 September, says Karolina Gerlich, chief executive of the National Association for Care and Support Workers.

For too long, social care has been undervalued: despite delivering amazing care in a difficult economic climate, struggling for political attention alongside Brexit, and being treated as a support system to the NHS. It Read more...

Are we able to meet your support needs during challenging times?

What can Family Support Wales do for you and your child and meet the team that will oversee the services we offer.

  Family Support Wales offers a range of services to support your child in community activities. Our staff are trained to deal with challenges and potential difficulties that may occur. Our staff are experienced in supporting children whose lives are impacted by such difficulties as autism and ADHD. Read more...

Child & Adult Care & Support Worker (Female)

We are currently recruiting a female care worker to support children and adults Morriston area of Swansea. The ideal candidates will have experience of providing community support to children and young adults who require additional help and support with social inclusion and community involvement. Ideally you will have experience working with individuals with learning disabilities, physical illness and/ or mental health issues. We require you to work Read more...

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...

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