Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

#familyfriday

 

22

May

2020

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supporting positive mental wellbeing with play

written by Emma Atkins

For Mental Health Awareness Week our play worker, Emma Atkins, has written about the benefits of 'play' and its power in supporting positive mental wellbeing, both for the child and the family.

15

May

2020

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a message from our chairman

written by Martin Davies

Martin Davies, explains why he has never been so proud to be the Chair of Tŷ Hafan as he witnesses a display of such "remarkable resilience" from staff, families and supporters in this global pandemic.

8

May

2020

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a little "hello" from our new head of care

written by Debbie Ho

Meet Debbie Ho, our new Head of Care at the hospice. Deb has joined the team at quite a challenging and unique time so not all of us had the chance to meet her in person yet! So here's Deb with a little "hello" for our staff and families.

1

May

2020

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Daniel saves his pocket money to buy PPE

written by Ty Hafan

10-year-old Daniel wanted to do something to help Tŷ Hafan in our efforts to protect children and our staff from Coronavirus, and has done exactly that with a selfless gesture that has put a smile on all of our faces here at the hospice.  

17

Apr

2020

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specialist care into the heart of family homes

written by Tracy Jones

Some lovely words from Tracy, our head of community services and partnerships, about the alternative ways we are providing care to our families in this difficult time.

3

Apr

2020

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8 ways you can help tŷ hafan in these uncertain times

written by Tŷ Hafan

In this time of national emergency, we need your help now more than ever.

20

Mar

2020

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Pushing forward with Shane O'Neill

written by Ty Hafan

In this week’s Family Friday Shane describes his unusual challenge and what inspired him to take it on.

13

Mar

2020

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tŷ hafan's miracle mum

written by Ty Hafan

One of the first ever service-users to come through the doors of the hospice 20 years ago has defied all odds and has become a mum at age 27.

6

Mar

2020

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iconic lego 'nessa' made for tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a limited edition LEGO ‘Nessa’ at the weekend you will have been supporting Tŷ Hafan at the same time!

28

Feb

2020

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tyre flip fundraiser for sister

written by Darren Lukaris

A personal trainer from Brynmawr whose family have experienced personally the care and support offered by Tŷ Hafan held a fitness challenge in support of our charity last month

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