Patients who could become confused or agitated while in hospital are being given extra support following the launch of a new scheme by Cwm Taf University Health Board.
Hundreds of people have been given help to cope with a range of common mental health problems as part of a programme delivered by Mind practitioners via some surgeries in Cwm Taf.
Patients at Pinewood House are being encouraged to use iPads to support their mental health and wellbeing.
A £1.5m Centre designed to transform care and support for people living with dementia will be launched by Cwm Taf University Health Board today.
The Health and Wellbeing Centre, based at the Ysbyty George Thomas site in Treorchy, is a vital part of the Health Board’s strategy to deliver the highest quality dementia care to individuals and their families across the South Wales Valleys.
Patients and staff at Pinewood House are being given Welsh lessons as part of a new project to develop their skills and confidence.