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Listening and having tender conversations – with Dr Kathryn Mannix

What happens when we truly listen to someone, give them our complete attention with tenderness and compassion, and enable them to talk about what matters most? Compassionate Cymru are delighted to invite you to an In Conversation event with Dr…
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My Winter Health Plan

This scheme aims to help people with long-term physical or mental health conditions and their carers to provide clear information to health and care staff who may need to visit their home in an emergency. https://111.wales.nhs.uk/livewell/lifestylewellbeing/winterhealthplan/?clearcache=1&locale=en.
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#IRemember

#IRemember 22 – 26 November, 2021 Across the world, different cultures and faiths have ways to remember the dead, although different, all have their roots in memory and the importance of not forgetting those we knew. #IRemember creates a space…
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Talking of Dying
A Programme of free events
to be held at St. Paul’s Centre, Port Talbot

Conversations about death, dying and loss in our community from the past, present and future.November 2021. A month-long series of free interesting talks, presentations, personal experiences and activities for everyone, exploring the topic of death and dying. Monday 1 November,…
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End of Life Doulas

End of Life Doulas provide practical and emotional support to people with a life limiting illness and to the people important to them. We make death and dying all of our business by working alongside people in their communities, harnessing…
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ACE – Action in Caerau and Ely

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2021 (10 - 16 May) ACE - Action in Caerau and Ely hosted a number of events to mark and contribute to Dying Matters Awareness Week. Over the past year, Kimberley, our Macmillan Development Officer, has…
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HARD TALK IN The KITCHEN – Location, Location: Are we obsessing about a good place to die?

Maggie’s Cardiff and Compassionate Cymru hosted a discussion on Wednesday 12th May at 12pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4wIfH9XEec&t=2s The theme of this year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week is being in a good place to die. What does this mean? Do we human beings…
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End of Life Care Companions at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

End of Life Care Companions at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board We would like to tell you why we have introduced End of Life Companions within our hospitals. The Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and our partners have collectively recognised…
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Dai & Olwen’s story

Dai and Olwen have been married for 52 years, they have 2 children but they live in England and both work. Olwen has been having some problems with her memory, and some practical tasks like managing her budget for housekeeping…
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The #TalkCPR project – It’s about far more than DNACPR discussions

A few years ago, we embarked on a quality improvement project called ‘TalkCPR’. Talk CPR’s goal is to encourage conversation about CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for people affected by life-limiting and palliative illnesses. Talking about Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation…
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