Celebration of Carers

Bridgend AM Carwyn Jones was very pleased to support a carers event in June at Brocastle Manor Care Home. The event was a joint event hosted by Hafod Care and Bridgend Carers and was an opportunity to mark national carers week. The event was designed to offer non paid carers a one stop shop of information on care and support services within the Bridgend area.

Organisations such as Alzheimer’s UK, Macmillan, Carers Wales, Age Cymru, Stroke Association and the local health board all had stands and had representatives available on all stands to talk to carers about the help and support and services locally that are available to them. There were also representatives from Bridgend Council present.

Mr Jones said “It was good to wander around the stalls and to have a chat to people on the various stands, to have my blood pressure taken and to listen to a pleasant performance by a Ladies choir (pictured) from Maesteg. They sang a range of songs and had everyone singing along.