Age Cymru Burdett Trust Showcasing Events

GLEBEFIELDS_JANE_002My Home Life Cymru is pleased to announce that we have a choice of three free events for care home managers in June to showcase the successful Age Cymru Burdett Trust Grant project. The events will give care homes the opportunity to see how the projects have enhanced the quality of life of residents, relatives and staff. There will be opportunities to learn from the projects and gain support by talking to the project leads.

The events will take place:

Carmarthen Leisure Centre, Carmarthen, SA31 3NQ

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 from 10am-4pm

Wellington Community Centre, Rhyl, LL18 1LE

Wednesday 17 June 2015 from 10am-4pm

The Village Hotel, Coryton, Cardiff, CF14 7EF

Thursday 25 June 2015 from 10am-4pm


Projects that will be showcased include:

End of Life Care Project

A project that provides training for staff in advance care planning, early identification of a person nearing the end of their life, building skills and confidence in caring for someone who is dying to enable them to die at home if this is their choice.

Music and Motivation

A new way of using music, focusing on life story, taste and choice. Involving residents, relatives and staff in this project to bring music into the home for group sessions and one to one work.

Gofalu yn Gymraeg

Caring in Welsh is a project recognising that residents take great pride in their Welsh heritage. Staff are provided with Welsh language development training. The project provides Welsh themed activities, entertainment, conversation and literature for residents.

Nature Park

Connecting with nature to improve well-being. This project uses a number of different techniques to ensure residents can enjoy the great outdoors, providing activities of interest and inviting the local community in.

If you work in a care home in Wales and you would like to attend a Burdett Showcasing event please email on informing us of which event and if you have any dietary or access needs.