One of Hafal Torfaen’s “Let’s Get Physical!” campaign goals for this summer is to work with carers on maintaining and improving their physical health – because a caring role can take its toll.
“My advice to anyone who is fairly physically mobile, whatever your age, is to get into Tai Chi,” says Paula-Louise Webb, a service user at Hafal Blaenau Gwent. “It’s easy to get into and once you start you’ll really get into it.”
“Food co-ops are the way forward!” says Ellie McGuire, a service user from Newport
A debate on “Improving Mental Health” will take place at a plenary meeting at the Senedd tomorrow (10th June 2014). The following motion has been tabled:
Today the Let’s Get Physical! campaign reached Caerphilly at an event which included a ‘smoothie bike’, exercise and dance taster sessions, and tunes from the Hyderus music group.
A survey by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) has found that cuts to mental health services in the UK are “approaching a tipping point”.