Let’s Get Physical! reached Denbighshire today where the campaign has inspired service users and carers to start their own vegetable plot.
The Let’s Get Physical! campaign went into top gear today when service users and carers took part in a badminton marathon at an event in Hafal’s WOTS project, Wrexham.
Stronger in Partnership has invited service users, carers and organisations in the Bridgend, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot areas to take part in its first “Have Your Say Day”.
Today the Let’s Get Physical! campaign reached the Royal Welsh in Powys where the mobile health centre provided visitors with the opportunity to have free health checks.
Following a review over the last six months Hafal is making changes in anticipation of expansion of its activities including the development of a National Recovery Centre with inpatient services.
Today the Let’s Get Physical! campaign reached Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. Service users and carers in the Vale have two top tips for service users and carers in the area:-
Today was the BIG ONE: over 200 service users, carers and health professionals from across South Wales got physical at Hafal’s annual Physical Health Day in Swansea University Sports Centre. This year the event formed a part of the summer-long, service user and carer-led Let’s Get Physical! campaign which is supported by Hafal, Bipolar UK, the Mental Health Foundation and Diverse Cymru.
Healthy eating was on the menu at today’s Let’s Get Physical! event in Monmouthshire.
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.”