Health and Wellbeing Fayre

Leading a healthy lifestyle

You are invited to our Health and Wellbeing Fayre

on Tuesday 16th May 2023, 10am - 5pm

at Barry Memorial Hall, Gladstone Road, CF62 8NA

Open to all, free entry

Want to be more active but not sure where to start?
Would you like to discover new and exciting ways to be more active in your local area?

Come along to Barry Memorial Hall on Tuesday 16th May and find out about the physical and mental health benefits of being more active.  

Drop in, grab a free drink and snack, browse our stalls and attend workshops running throughout the day.  

Get advice on how to be more active alongside other health conditions. There are thousands of ways you can be more active. Being more active looks different for all of us. Come along and find your way!

Our free Health & Wellbeing Fayre, run in partnership with Race Equality First, is an easy way to find out what’s available in the Vale of Glamorgan. 

The first 50 people through the door will receive a free gift.

Organised in partnership by

Race Equality First
CAV Watermark

Our Stalls

Come along and find out how Age Connects supports isolated older people across Cardiff and the Vale.

Come and talk to us about how we support people of all ages to live and age well in the Vale of Glamorgan.

We will be providing a beginner’s guide to open water dipping and swimming including health benefits, local swim groups, water safety, acclimatisation and safe entry.

Come and find out about our walking football for men over 50 and women over 45.

We will be sharing information and showcasing the Recovery and Wellbeing College which offers a variety of courses focusing on mental health and recovery; co-produced by, and open to people with mental health challenges, carers and staff.

There are seven GP practices which operate in the Central Vale Cluster area. We will be talking about how you can play an active role in managing your health and access the care you need. 

We are a Third Sector organisation, working across the whole of the UK. Alongside volunteers, Healthcare Professionals and researchers we do everything we can to push back against arthritis. We develop treatments, provide support and campaign for arthritis to be seen as a priority.

In Wales our CWTCH Project engages with adults (18+) with Arthritis and/or Musculoskeletal conditions providing information, advice and guidance to support people with arthritis across Wales.

We can let you know all about the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Living Well service and the Keeping Me Well website, and how it can help you to improve your health and wellbeing. 

Daring to Dream’s mission is to support the emotional health and wellbeing of adults in Wales living with one or more physical illness(es) – and that is nearly half our population!

In partnership with Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Public Heath Wales, Down to Earth has designed and are developing Our Health Meadow/ Ein Dôl Iechyd in 14 acres of surroundings grounds at University Hospital Llandough (UHL), Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. 

With patients and staff at the very centre, Down to Earth is working closely with these partners to design and deliver green infrastructure and social prescribing at the scale demanded by the Well-being of Future Generations Act, the declaration of the Welsh Government Climate Emergency and the urgency of biodiversity collapse. 

Funded through Welsh Government Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being programme and Heritage Fund Community Woodlands programme.

ESCAPEES are people who have participated in and graduated from the ESCAPE Pain programme. ESCAPEES participate in activities they enjoy to continue to improve their health and live well. Many choose to do activities together, supporting and encouraging one another, with fun and enjoyment being a key part of the experience. There are different options available for ESCAPEES to join and enjoy including general exercise classes, Nordic Walking and Tai Chi.

Click here to find out when and where our ESCAPEE events take place.

ESCAPE Pain is a rehabilitation programme designed specifically to support people with hip and knee joint pain, and back pain. These programmes are delivered from the local leisure centres by a team of rehabilitation coaches with experience in supporting people with joint pain to recover and live well.

Click here to find out more about ESCAPE on the Keeping Me Well website.

  • Is sitting the new smoking?
  • Find out how anyone can take advantage from the benefits of exercise.

Dementia changes lives. And so do charities like ours! We’re Forget-me-not Chorus – a charity bringing the joy of singing to people living with dementia, and those who support them.  Come and visit us at our stand. 

We will be providing tips, information and showing people how they can eat healthy in an affordable way.

Find out how we provide bespoke care and support to enable people to live rich, independent lives in their own home and out in their local communities.

The Live Well With Hearing Loss team works across Wales to support those with hearing loss. We provide an At Home service, a Post Diagnostic Service and Befriending Service.

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub is for Ethnic Minorities Communities. We offer one to one support for people who have mental ill health. We take an holistic approach to recovery that is tailored to each individual.

Enriching Lives Through Movement whilst breaking down barriers and creating positive attributes for life in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Find out more on the Motion Control Dance website.

Find out how you can access a Physiotherapist at your GP practice and at Barry Hospital. Chat to our physiotherapists about increasing your activity levels

Click here to explore the physiotherapy section of the Keeping Me Well website.

Talk to a podiatrist and find out how we can work together to keep your feet healthy.

Click here to explore the podiatry section of the Keeping Me Well website.

Come and hear about how Race Equality First provides health advocacy for Black and Ethnic minority communities. We provide a discrimination casework service covering race, religion or belief as well as all other equality strands from the Equality Act 2010. We also provide advocacy and empowerment for victims of of all hate crime strands.

We can tell you all about Re-engage’s services for those aged 75+ in the Vale of Glamorgan.

  • Chat with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Smoking Cessation team about how they can support people to quit or reduce smoking. Options include regular telephone support for 12 months and nicotine replacement therapy products available on prescription from the GP.

Vale Community Resource Service aims to support and provide therapy to people in the community to help maintain their independence at home. We help support those on discharge from hospital and also provide support to try and avoid hospital admission.

Find out more about this service.

Come and benefit from our Stay Steady Clinics and Falls Response Service. A falls specialist physiotherapist can off­er you tailored advice to reduce falls risks.

Find out more about this service.

The Healthy Living Team aims to support the health and wellbeing of residents through supporting participation in sport, physical activity and play opportunities.

We work with a range of partners to create new and further develop existing activities for people of all ages in the Vale of Glamorgan, with a focus on targeting residents with low participation rates.

Find out more on the Vale of Glamorgan website.

Come and hear about the activities we run to promote the health and wellbeing for all men, women and children in our community.

Find out more on the Barry Leisure Centre website.

Valeways exists to encourage and help people of all ages and abilities to walk to improve their physical and mental health. They also work hard to keep all the footpaths in the Vale open and accessible to as many people as possible. Come and find out how walking can benefit you and the local opportunities there are. 

We are providing information and guidance on all aspects of volunteering.

  • Build your confidence, skills and gain really valuable work experience.
  • Enhance your CV.
  • Meet new people and get a great reference.
  • Improve your health & wellbeing.

You can use your existing skills and also gain new skills along the way.

With Music In Mind hosts social groups in the community for anyone over the age of 50. Some of our groups have a focus on singing and some on gentle exercise. We currently run our groups in Barry, Llantwit Major, Penarth and Cowbridge and work with people with a variety of long-term conditions such as dementia.

Our forum meets fortnightly online, providing an opportunity to work together to co-produce different ways to support people with long-term conditions in Cardiff and the Vale. The forum is open to anyone passionate about improving health and wellbeing for people in Cardiff and the Vale. We welcome…
  • Service users
  • Community organisations
  • Third sector
  • Healthcare staff

Tracey specialises in Zumba® Gold and Seated Zumba® Gold. Both are excellent ways to strengthen the bones and muscles. It engages a number of muscles which helps in increasing overall muscle strength and endurance. Another benefit of this exciting exercise is that it helps to increase bone density, which protects us from osteoporosis. Stronger muscles also aid in balance and that can help prevent falls! 

Walking Aid Amnesty

Do you have an unused walking aid lying around your house?
Bring it along to the Health and Wellbeing Fayre for us to clean up and reuse.
Metal walking sticks, crutches, walking frames and wheeled walkers all gladly received.

Thank you to our supporters:

Cardiff and Vale Health Charity | Elusen Iechyd Caerdydd a'r Fro
Tesco

Our Workshops

All workshops will last around 20 minutes. Please try to arrive five minutes before the start time so we can start promptly. Thank you.

Time
Content
Venue

11:00

GP-led Menopause and Activity Information session

Bedwas Hall

11:30

Daring to Dream

Bedwas Hall

11:30

Instructor led Nordic walking session. Poles provided.

Meet at the main entrance

12:00

Instructor led seated Zumba practical session

Bedwas Hall

12:30

Instructor led seated Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi session

Bedwas Hall

1:00

With Music in Mind workshop

Bedwas Hall

1:30

Exercise for All

Bedwas Hall

2:00

Escape – information session about Escape Back, Hip & Knee classes

Bedwas Hall

2:30

Physiotherapist-led Mental Health and Activity information session

Bedwas Hall

3:00

Creative Movement with Motion Control Dance

Bedwas Hall

3:30

Down to Earth

Bedwas Hall

3:30

Instructor led Nordic walking session. Poles provided.

Meet at the main entrance

4:00

Dietician led Healthy Eating on a Budget

Bedwas Hall

Organised in partnership by

Race Equality First
CAV Watermark

Thank you to our supporters:

Cardiff and Vale Health Charity | Elusen Iechyd Caerdydd a'r Fro
Tesco
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