Adult Mental Health - Older Person's Referral Pathway

Tel: 01656 752 752

The Referral Pathway Team provide a single point of access for GP,s, Social Workers, Other Professionals for people over 65 experiencing mental health problems or under 65 if they have memory issues. The service is aimed for those adults over 65 experiencing mental health issues or under 65 if they have memory issues. People who require this service can be referred by GPs, Social Workers, Other Professionals.


Adult Mental Health - Older Person's Primary Assessment Team

Tel: 01656 763 097

The Primary Assessment Team provide a comprehensive initial assessment to people with lived experience referred to our services. The initial assessment will be held at either our Hospital, Out Patients Department or at their home. People who require this service can be referred by GPs, Social Workers, Other Professionals. – People referred to our Assessment Team will have a mild/moderate mental health issues, either cognitive/functional in nature or severe.


Age Connects Wales
Email: enquiries@ageconnectswales.org.uk | Tel: 02920 683 600

Age Connects Wales is a social enterprise made up of six local, independent Age Connects organisations with over 40 years’ experience supporting older people and their carers in Wales. Together, our member organisations support around 45,000 clients within 11 of the 22 local authority areas in Wales.


Age Cymru
Email: enquiries@agecymru.org.uk | Tel: 02920 431 555

Age Cymru’s vision is of a world in which older people flourish. This vision inspired the founders of Age Cymru to create an organisation, which already has more than 60 years experience, drawn from Age Concern Cymru and Help the Aged in Wales.


Ageing Well in Bridgend

Ageing well in Bridgend acts as a useful information source to help older people maintain daily independence and feel connected in their local communities. Here you’ll find information to help you to lead an active, fulfilling lifestyle and useful links to initiatives and support for older people. Find out about local hobby groups, events and activities, as well as practical information relevant to older people’s needs.


Alzheimer’s Society

Tel: 0330 330 0804 (General Enquiries)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.


Assisted Mobility Services

Email: info@assistedmobilityservices.co.uk | Tel: 01656 507 333

Wheelchair adapted vehicles with driver included service in and around the Bridgend area. Providing transport with support for the elderly and people with disabilities in WAV adapted vehicles. Mobility scooter is available at no extra charge (pre bookable) Dog friendly vehicles.

Services include:-  Hospital/doctor appointments     Leisure activities     Shopping and errands     Days out.


Bridge VIS
Tel: 01656 771398 (General Enquiries)

Bridge Vis is a local Society providing support to blind and partially sighted people OF ALL AGES within the Bridgend County Borough. We are here to provide a friendly voice, a helping hand and as much help and support as we can. This can be practical support such as help with your computer, advice where to find visual aids, magnifiers and talking books. It can also be that much needed emotional support, someone to talk to, go for a coffee with, an outing to the theatre or a visit around the local area.


Care Choices
Information about finding care and support for adults and elderly relatives. Website includes directory of care homes in UK regions, such as Bridgend


Care & Repair Cymru
Tel: 0300 111 3333
Care & Repair Cymru are the “Older People’s Housing Champion”. We are a national charitable body and actively work to ensure that all older people can live independently in warm, safe, accessible homes.

 

Cwm Ogwr Mens Shed

Cwm Ogwr Men’s Shed is similar to garden sheds – a place to pursue practical interests at leisure, to practice skills and enjoy making and mending. The difference is that garden sheds and their activities are often solitary in nature while Men’s Sheds are the opposite. Taking part in many different activates including drawing, painting, woodwork and model building.
Come along and make our Men’s Shed your Men’s Shed. By providing ideas for other activities you would like to take part in.


Evergreen Hall

Address: Evergreen Hall, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4AD
Email: evergreenhallbridgend@gmail.com | Tel: 07849 648 786

Evergreen provides a range of activities, classes and clubs to enrich the lives of older adults and their families. We nurture relationships between generations, keep people active and bring friends together, promoting a sense of wellbeing. Come and see for yourself - there’s a warm welcome awaiting you and the kettle is already on!


Food Shed
Email: info@thefoodshed.org.uk | Tel: 01656 734 393

We are a social enterprise offering a fresh meal delivery service 365 days a year in the County Boroughs of Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot.


Homestyle Care
Email: residential@homestylecare.co.uk | Tel: 01656 333 023

Homestyle Care Limited provides a homely environment offering personal care for people 18+ with learning difficulties. Our aim is to create an environment which will provide a welcome provision to Individuals who want to live independently while having the opportunity of varying degrees of support.


Independent Age
Helpline: 0800 319 6789

Whatever happens as we get older, we all want to remain independent and live life on our own terms. That’s why, as well as offering regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice, Independent Age can provide you and your family with clear, free and impartial advice on the issues that matter: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.  


Men’s Sheds Cymru
A Men’s Shed is a safe and nurturing environment where Men, who have time on their hands for whichever reason, can go to work on projects and activities which interest them. Men’s Sheds welcome everyone who have time on their hands whether that’s due to unemployment, retirement, bereavement, disability or simply if someone’s new to an area and are looking for ways of finding out about what’s going on within a community. We’re here to help get sheds up and running in communities such as yours, all across Wales.


Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Tel: 03442 640 670 or 02920 445 030 (callbacks available)

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales protects and promotes the rights of older people throughout Wales, scrutinising and influencing a wide range of policy and practice to improve their lives.


Parkinson’s UK
Email: hello@parkinsons.org.uk | Tel: 0207 931 8080  | Helpline: 0808 8000 303
We’re the Parkinson’s support and research charity. For more than 40 years we’ve been working to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.


Wales Dementia Helpline
Helpline: 0808 808 2235
Support, information and agency signposting for anyone caring for a family member or friend with dementia.